5k Trail Race 2023

5K Trail Race 2022


A Huge Thank You to all Runners and Others who Supported us on Saturday, September 16! It was wet but the temperature was good.

You can find results for our race at: http://www.iresultslive.com/?eid=5756

If you would like to send us any feedback about our race please send an email to [email protected]. We would welcome any comments.

Please remember our sponsors:

Merrimack County Savings Bank, Hooksett Library, Northeast Delta Dental, Barrett Insurance, BASC, Blue Ribbon Fence, CGI Business Solutions, Edward Jones, Elliot Hospital, Main Street Man, Paradigm Plumbing & Heating, Yankee Timing, Hooksett Photography Club, Avalanche Screen Printing, Derryfield School, New Egland’s Tap House & Grille, LaValley’s and Pepsi.

Thank You,

Hooksett Kiwanis 5k Race Committee

This year’s race will once again be co-sponsored by Merrimack County Savings Bank.  We look forward to partnering with them for this event. 

Thank you to the rest of our sponsors: Barrett Insurance, BASC, Blue Ribbon Fence, CGI Business Solutions, Edward Jones, Elliot Hospital, Main Street Man, Northeast Delta Dental, Paradigm Plumbing, Heating and A/C and The Hooksett Library.


Our Hooksett Kiwanis 5k trail race is Saturday, September 16th!! 

Shuttle vans will be available to transport runners from the parking lot to the trail head and back from the Library to the parking lot. The vans this year are provided by Hip Peas Farm and the Derryfield School.

Port-A-Potties will be available at both the parking lot and the trail head.

The race will start at 8:30 AM at the Heads Pond Trail. 

The Kid’s FUN RUN will start at 9:15 AM in front of the Hooksett Library.  There will be goody bags given out to all runners. 

Awards will start at 9:30 AM.

LATE Registration will take place on Friday night, 9/15 at the Hooksett Library from 4:00 to 6:00 PM.  Pre-registered runners can pick up shirts at this time too.

RACE DAY – Late registration for 5k from 7:00 to 8:00 AM at Brady Sullivan Parking Lot.  Late registrations for the Kid’s Fun Run will also continue at the Library until 9:00 AM.

Check out our website for more details: Hooksett – Kiwanis International (hooksettkiwanis.org)

OR Check out our Facebook page

For questions, send us an email: [email protected]  


5K trail race at Heads Pond trail – (intersection of Hooksett Road and Post Road, Hooksett, NH) – ending at the Hooksett Public Library.  The race starts at 8:30 AM. 

REGISTRATION LINK: https://runsignup.com/Race/NH/Hooksett/HooksettKiwanis5KTrailRace

On Line Pre-Registration will be open through 9/14/23. Late Registration will take place Friday, 9/15/23 4:00-6:00 PM Hooksett Library and Saturday, 9/16/23 7:00-8:00 AM. (Any transfer of registration without approval by the race committee will automatically disqualify the runner.)

Early Bird Registration Fees:

Fee Rates from 6/15/23 to 7/31/23… 
Runners/Walkers: $20

Fee Rates from 8/1/23 to 9/14/23…
Runners/Walkers: $25

Late Registrations from 9/15/23 to 9/16/23
Runners/Walkers $30

Kids Fun Run Registration (12 And Under) Registration Form Here  Fee is $5.

T-shirt and Bib Pick Up

T-shirts will be provided to the first 100 registrants. We will try to honor your size requests. You may pick up your T-shirt and bibs prior to the race on Friday, 9/15/23 from 4:00-6:00 PM Hooksett Library and or can be picked up race day Saturday. 9/16/23 from 7:00-8:00 AM.

Age Groups for Prizes

Male and Female Age Groups for the Hooksett Kiwanis 5k trail race: 15 & Under, 16-35, 36-49, 50-59 and 60 +.


Cash prizes will be given out to the overall 1st and 2nd place male and female winners: $100 1st place and $50 2nd place. Medals will given out for 1st and 2nd place in each age group, male and female.

We will have a 50/50 raffle drawing at the award ceremony after the race.  You can purchase tickets at the registration tables on Friday night and Saturday morning so remember to bring some money.  They will sell for 3 for $5 or 10 for $10. Plan accordingly to purchase your tickets.


Refreshments will be provided after the race. Clocks will be provided at the mile markers.

Kid’s FUN RUN Information…

The race will be approximately ½ mile in length and the course will be around the Hooksett Library.  Every child 12 and under who participates will receive a T shirt and a goody bag.  The cost to participate is $5 and a waiver will need to be signed by a parent.  The race will start at 9:15 AM.

If you want to pre-register a child who is interested in running, please complete this Kid’s Fun Run Registration Form (which also requires the signature of a parent or guardian). Please forward this completed form along with a check for the registration fee to…

Hooksett Kiwanis Foundation 
PO Box 16443
Hooksett , NH 03106

If more convenient, you may bring the form and check to the Library Friday evening (September 15) or bring it to the Race Saturday morning.  Registration will also continue at the Hooksett Library after the main race starts.

To contact us with questions about the race, please email us at [email protected].

Visit this link to view a map of the course.