Salem Road Races


Wicked Kidz Race set for July 26

6nd Annual “Wicked Kidz” 1/2 Mile



6th Annual “Wicked Kidz” 1/2 Mile
& 1 Mile Race
Hosted by: The Wicked Running Club In Partnership with the Marblehead Park, Recreation & Community Dept.6th-Wicked-Kidz-Race App


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

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

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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Festivus 5k set for December 15

Festivus 5K – 2013 Online Registration
Event Date: Sunday, December 15, 2013, Event Time: 10 am
Online registration ends: 12/13/2013 at 12 A.M., EST

This is a Festivus-themed 5k holiday race through historic Salem, MA.

Costumes are encouraged!

The course will feature parts of the city that have not been used by other races in Salem.

The fee for the race is $25/runner, which includes a post-race party at

Finz Seafood & Grill.

Shirts will be given to the first 400 runners.

1st Male and 1st Female Overall will receive a Festivus pole trophy.

Awards given to Top three Finishers in each category; Male & Female, Youth

(19 and under), 20-29, 30-39, Masters (40-49), Senior Masters (50-59),

(60-69), (70 and over).

Best Costume Awards: Male & Female.

All net proceeds will be donated to The Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism.

Additional donations are appreciated

Race will be professionally timed by North Shore Timing Company using the MyLaps Bibtag System