Nor’easter Run Series 2023

There’s a strong wind brewing across New England, and the forecast calls for an amazing year of running.

The Nor’easter Race Series is back for its second year, with 13 events throughout the year all over the Northeast! You’ll experience a running tour of some of the most beautiful and historic places New England has to offer: scenic coastlines, iconic local favorites, and fun races and distances for runners of all experiences. Plus, any runner that registers for three qualifying races will take home the coveted Nor’easter running hat plus $5 off per race!

Follow where the wind takes you and make 2023 your best running year yet.

Oct 01, 2023

Rockfest Half Marathon & 5K

Hampton, NH
  • 5K
  • Half Marathon
  • Road Races

Oct 22, 2023

Loco Half and Full Marathon

Newmarket, NH
  • Half Marathon
  • Marathon
  • Road Races

Nov 12, 2023

Harborside Half Marathon and 5K

Newburyport, MA
  • 5K
  • Half Marathon
  • Road Races

Dec 10, 2023

Jingle Bell Half Marathon & 5K

Haverhill, MA
  • 5K
  • Half Marathon
  • Road Races

Jan 01, 2024

First Run 10K / 5K

Lowell, MA
  • 10K
  • 5K
  • Road Races

Sep 22, 2024

Flight Deck Half Marathon & 5K

Brunswick, ME
  • 5K
  • Half Marathon
  • Road Races

Sep 21, 2024 - Sep 22, 2024

Rugged Maniac – New England

Southwick, MA
  • 5K
  • Obstacle Race

Register for any distance at three or more of the qualifying races above. Your EnMotive account will keep track of the races you complete. Once you register for your three, you’ll be eligible to pick up your Nor’easter Race Series hat at one of four races: Rockfest, Rugged Maniac New England, Harborside, or Jingle Bell. You are not required to participate in any of these three races to pick up your hat.

Have questions? Check out our FAQs below!

All upcoming qualifying races can be found above!

YES! Run the 5ks or add a half marathon in the mix- it’s up to you on how you want to complete the series!

In addition to receiving the award-winning race swag from every race you participate in, you’ll also take home the official Nor’easter Race Series running hat, given out to only those who complete at least three races in the series.
You can pick up your all new 2023 Nor’Easter Run Series hat at Rockfest, Rugged Maniac New England,  Harborside, or Jingle Bell. Don’t worry, we’ll send you an email prior to that race to remind you where to go to pick it up.

Login to your EnMotive account at then click Challenges on the side bar menu and you will see your badge and current status.

If you have multiple registrants in your EnMotive account, please use the left and right arrows on the badge to toggle between registrants. The registrants name will appear the top of the badge.

If you feel that there is an event that should be accounted for that isn’t, please email with the Title “Nor’Easter Run Series Verification” and provide as many details as possible, including the events you are registered for and the ones you believe are missing. It could be you registered under two email addresses, changed your name recently or someone else may have registered you for an event. Our participant experience team will be able to resolve for you without issue! Note: You can also see any incomplete registrations or upcoming registrations in your EnMotive account underneath the badge.

Easy! While inside your EnMotive account within the Nor’Easter Run Seris badge you can see the eligible races. Just click on any of the races you have not registered for, choose your already saved registrant (we make it easy for you and save your details) and in a matter of seconds you’ll be registered for another event!

Reach out to us at and we’ll be happy to assist you! If you have any questions about a specific race above, we kindly ask that you reach out to the race contact listed on the individual race’s website to ensure the quickest and most-accurate response.

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