2017 Squam Ridge Race
October 1st, 2017 - Holderness NH
All proceeds support the public Squam Lakes Association trail network! Scroll down for race details and to register or volunteer!
The 2016 Squam Ridge Race was made possible by;
Aid Station Sponsors:
Mile Marker Sponsors:
Thank you to our generous prize and food sponsors:
- Rumney Rocks
- Walter's Basin
- Dunkin' Donuts
- Anything Goes Athletics & Lakes Region Vale Tudo Martial Arts Center
- Little House Inn
- Wolfson Jewelers
- New World Auto
- North Conway New Balance Factory Store
- Waterville Valley Resort
- Runner's Alley
- Phat Fish
- Hart's Turkey Farm Restaurant
- Lakes Region Chiropractic
- Squam Lakeside Farm
- Cafe Monte Alto
- Grooming by Christi
- Golden Pond Country Store
- Valley Snow Dogz
- EM Heath Supermarket
- Manny's Downtown Pizza
- Clean Bee Soapworks
- Peppercorns Natural Food
- Baked Cafe and Bakery
- Highland Mountain Bike Park
- Thai Smile Restaurant
- Trail Runner
- T-Bones and Cactus Jack's
- Plymouth Ski & Sports
- M n' M Scoops
- Hermit Woods Winery
- Rand's Hardware
- Powered Parachute Instruction
- Olympia Sports Meredith
- Comfort Inn Ashland
- Innisfree Book Store
- Rhino Guides
- Village Ski and Sport
- Hannaford - Meredith
Thanks to the Webster Family (Webster Land Corp and Burleigh Land Limited Partnership) for the event location and trail access providing hiking enjoyment for everyone for the race and all year long.
Give back to the trails! Volunteer for the race - Click Here!
The 12.2 mile Squam Ridge Race - is a fundraising effort for the trail network around Squam,
The 12 mile race - traverses a majority of the Squam Range crossing three summits with amazing views of Squam Lake and the surrounding watershed and has about 3000 feet of elevation gain. This race is mostly single track with 1.8 miles of pavement 0.5 miles of dirt road, 1.3 miles of double track, and 8.6 miles of single track trail. The path up to the top of Mount Percival will be a challenge to runners with its many stone steps and rugged terrain it averages 15% grade for 1.8 miles. There is a racer and a hiker division, anyone is welcome to run or just hike the route as a participant of the event. There will be three aid stations spaced 2-4 miles apart so racers will need to plan accordingly.
Check out some pictures of the course trail and views from the ridge: Click Here for Pictures!
The 4 mile Race - climbs to the top of Mount Livermore and back to the start / finish area. There will be one aid station at the junction with the Crawford Ridgepole Trail. There is a racer and a hiker division so everyone is welcome to hike the route with friends and family or race as a participant of the event.
All participants will be entered into the prize drawings to be held at the end of the event, and have access to food and beverages donated by local restaurants and businesses at the start finish area. Everyone will have a chance to win. This is a fundraising event, all proceeds from this event are going back into the trails that the race takes place on and to the rest of our 50 mile trail network. Medals to top finishers in their division and prizes to top finishers overall.
Parking off of Burliegh Farm Road in Holderness, NH
Race registration packet pick-up starts at 7:45 am
12 mile Race start at 9:00
4 mile race start 9:30
This event is limited to the first 200 registrants.
Registration Begins: May 27th, 2017
Price: $60 ( May 27th - June 30th ) $75 ( July 1st, - September 8th) $85 Race Day registration
By phone: Call the Squam Lakes Association (603)968-7336
In person: Stop by the SLA at 534 US Route 3, Holderness, NH
Online: Online registration opens May 27th 2017 at 12 AM (midnight 5/26/17).
Day-of registration available at starting line $85