2016 Great Bay Half Marathon & Beyond the Rainbow 5K


NEW for 2015: 1/4 zip Pullover Wind Jackets for Half Marathoners*

Sponsored by the Exeter Hospital, this annual race starts in a small New Hampshire "mill town" bordering on the Great Bay Estuary.

The course is challenging but beautiful as it winds its way along a designated scenic road. The race is large enough to close down the entire downtown for a spectacular finish with thousands of cheering fans.

What do other runners say about the Great Bay Half Marathon. Take a look a our 2013 survey results. You will be surprised.

Runner Survey on the Great Bay Half

Over the past years over 9,000 runners have completed this course with its roller coaster hills, great downtown finish and simply spectacular back roads.

Not ready for a Half Marathon? Then try the Beyond the Rainbow 5K.  Get all the fun of a big time race with a lot less work.



2015 Date

  1. Sunday

  2. April 10, 2016

  3. Start: 11:00 AM