Salem Road Races


11th Annual Wild Turkey set for November 27

2014 Wild Turkey Application

Time to sign up for the 11th Wild Turkey run held on Thanksgiving morning. Long sleeve Brooks Tech shirts to first 1500 to sign up.

Link to register online for 2014 Wild Turkey 5 Mile Run

Pre-race packet pick up w/ numbers & shirt plus a chance to win a free pair of Brooks running shoes on November 25 & 26 from 10 a.m. –7 p.m. at: New England Running Company, Commodore Plaza, 43 Enon St., Beverly or pick up race day from 7 a.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall on the Salem Common, Salem

Bridge & Back 10K draws over 500

Thank you to Runners, Volunteers and Sponsors  for being part of the the second annual Bridge & Back 10K. We had 565 registered runners up from 388 last year.  Winners of the race were Rick Bradt and Jen Dagan.  Sponsors were Tavern in the Square, New England Running Company, East Boston Savings Bank, O’Grady Foundation, Sam Adams beer, North Shore Road Race Guide and the Boston Herald. All proceeds went to the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Salem.

Link to results


Bridge & Back 10K set for August 3 at 8am

2014 Map bridge and back 10k

Bridge and Back 10K  Sunday, August 3: Race Director Doug Bollen

 You can pick up your bib this Friday at the Tavern in the Square in Salem from 2:00pm-6:00pm or on Saturday 10:00am -6:00pm at New England Running Company in Beverly. Or race day beginning at 6:30am at the Tavern .

For information email Doug Bollen at

New England Running Company 10 Mile Race Results and Pictures


Thank you to the Volunteers, runners and New England Running Company for a great race this past Sunday.

We look forward to our second annual race in 2015.  The next race in the New England Running Company – Brooks series is the Miles over the Moon hosted by the Wicked Running Club. on Friday night July 11 at 8pm.

Thank you


Here are links to results and pictures:

Bridge & Back 10K set for August 3.

Bridge and Back 10K  Sunday, August 3: Race Director Doug Bollen

For information email Doug Bollen at


2014 New England Running Company Race Series registration info

Here are the links for the next 3 races in the New England Running Company – Brooks Race series:
New England Running Company 10 Mile Road Race  Sunday, June 22
Race Directors  Doug Bollen, TR Ramsdell
Race Directors  Shari Hewson, Alison Phelan
Bridge and Back 10K  Sunday, August 3: Race Director Doug Bollen

The Best of 2013

We proudly present the winners and honorable mentions for The Best of North Shore Road Race Guide 2013. This list of races from around the North Shore represents the best in our sport. On behalf of the North Shore Road Race Guide, we would like to congratulate everyone associated with each of these races.

Race of the Year - Green Stride Newburyport Half Marathon

Best Race Shirts - North Shore Cancer Run

Honorable Mention - Wicked Frosty Four

Best Holiday Race - Wild Turkey 5 Mile Run

Best Race Course - Ring Around the Neck

Honorable Mention - Lone Gull 10K

Best Mile Race - High street Mile

Honorable Mention - Derby Street Mile

Best Half Marathon - Green Stride Newburyport Half Marathon

Honorable Mention - Tache Realty Wicked Half marathon

Best Trail Race - Stone Tower 5K/15K

Honorable Mention - Trav’s Trail

Toughest Race - Cape Ann 25K

Honorable Mention - Nahant 30K

Best Post party - Lone Gull 10K

Best Theme - Festivus 5k

Honorable Mention - Devil’s Chase

Best 5K - Patrick Downey 5K

Honorable Mention - Flag Day 5K

Best 5 Mile Race - Apple Harvest Run

Best 10K Run - Lone Gull 10K

Honorable Mention - Bridge & Back 10K

Best 10 Mile Race - Yankee Homecoming 10 Miler

Best Weekly Run - Danvers 5K

Best Race Series - YMCA of the North Shore Road Race Series

Best First Year Race - Bridge & Back 10K

Best Kids Race - Wicked Kidz ½ Mile & 1 Mile Race

Honorable Mention - Fall Frolic Fun Run

Beach to Beach 5K is next Race in New England Running Company race series

 link to Brooks Road Road race series 2014! (1) application

2014 Brooks North Shore Road Race Series. Brooks Sporting Company and New England Running Company are hosting a new road race series for 2014. There will be 8 racing events offered, and finishers of all 8 races will receive a Brooks Running jacket. Those who complete 7 of the 8 will receive a Brooks technical shirt. The eight races include: Jan 1 Wicked Frosty Four Salem May 10 Beach to Beach 5k… Marblehead June 22 New England Running Company 10 Miler Beverly July 11 Wicked Presents Miles Over the Moon Salem August 3 Bridge & Back 10K Salem/Beverly September 14 Lone Gull 10K Gloucester October 5 Fall Frolic 5k Beverly November 27 Wild Turkey 5 Mile Road Race Salem There is no fee to participate in the series (aside from registration fees) forms can be picked at New England Running Company of contact Doug Bollen at to have a registration form emailed to you. All races support non-profit agencies and charities, so your hard work will not only be rewarded, but will benefit community programs on the North Shore. Link to application for series: Brooks Road Road race series 2014!

Link to Race #2 Beach to Beach

Vote for Best Races of 2013

The Best of North Shore Road Race 2013 nomination period has officially started! Once again the NSRRG team would like honor those races that went above and beyond and made a difference in our sport during 2013.

Nominate your favorite race(s) at The nomination period will run from today through Sunday, December 29, 2013. The winning races will be announced on Friday, January 3, 2014. We will also be announcing an Awards Night that will night place in late January.

7th Annual Frosty Four set for January 1, 2014

A New Year’s Tradition

4 mile Road Race, January 1, 2014 at 10 am

Front Street, Salem, MA

Come join us for the Seventh Annual Wicked Frosty Four Miler (Rain, Snow, Nor’easter, Blizzard, or Shine)

Registration: Download and mail in the paper registration form or visit to register online.

Location: Registration is at the Tavern in the Square from 8:30 – 9:45 AM. Race starts on Front Street.

Parking: Public parking lots available as well as on street parking

Course: Very flat and fast wheeled measured 4 mile course

Entry Fee: $22 for entries received by December 21st, $25 thereafter

Information: Contact or

Portion of proceeds to fund the Wicked Frosty Four Scholarship for area High School student athletes

Awards: Trophies for overall winners Male and Female. Age group medals for top 3 male and females: Youth (19 and under), 20-29, 30-39, Masters (40-49), Senior Masters (50-59), (60-69), (70 and over).  Results to be posted on and

T-Shirts: Technical shirts for the first 400 registered runners (Sizes not guaranteed)

Packet Pick Up: Tuesday, December 31, 10am to 4pm at New England Running Company, Beverly


Facebook:  Become a Fan of Wicked Frosty Four on Facebook!

Sponsors: Tavern in the Square, North Shore Medical Center

The 1st race in the new New England Running Company 2014 Race Series will be the Wicked Frosty Four! The New England Running Company 2014 Race Series will feature some of the best road races from the North Shore and will have spectacular views of the coastline. For more information or to receive the NERC Race Series form please send an email to


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