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Thursday, June 13th, 2019

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Starting Line:

Hollis Brookline Middle School
25 Main St.
Hollis, NH

Registration and Awards:

Alpine Grove Banquet Facility
19 South Depot Road
Route 111A, Hollis, NH 03049

Hosted By:


Hollis Brookline Rotary Club

Supporting Local Charities & Educational Scholarships

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The Hollis Brookline Rotary Club welcomes you to our annual running event. People of all ages and abilities from walkers, first-time 5k runners to world class athletes enjoy our gentle downhill course featuring the quintessential New England community of Hollis, New Hampshire.

2019 Race Registration Is Open! Field is limited to the first 2000 entries.

Win a free entry into the 2020 Hollis Fast 5k by beating the New Hampshire state record for your age! See Prizes & Results tab. In our 2018 race, thirteen people qualified for a free entry into this year's race.

Our USATF certified course does not qualify for state or national records due to the drop of 224' from start to finish. You can still boast that you ran your fastest race at the Hollis Fast 5k!

The Fastest 5K Race Course In New England

The Hollis Fast 5K race offers you a chance to run a personal best time for a 5K distance.  Experience our USA Track & Field certified 5K gradual downhill course that winds through the center of Hollis, New Hampshire. All proceeds to this Rotary fundraising event will go towards local charities, teacher grants, scholarships and other worthy charitable causes.

The Hollis Fast 5K race features a unique and scenic course that drops 224 feet from start to finish. The distance is certified by the USA Track & Field, but because it drops more than one meter per kilometer, official state and national records do not count. If you beat your state age record for our individual age, you will receive a waived entry into the 2020 race.

This event features some of the area’s top runners and has received rave reviews from national publications including the “Wall Street Journal” and “Running Times Magazine”. The course is blazing fast. In the first eight years through 2012, 33 state age group records have been broken. In our 2013 race, 73 people beat the New Hampshire State Record! The Hollis Fast 5K has been named one of the fastest 5k races in America and the fastest 5K in New England.

"Five 5K Runs, With Cookies, Too" - The Wall Street Journal, July 2010 

"America's Speediest Road Races" - Running Times Magazine, May 2009 

"Hollis Fast 5K - Enjoy One Of The Fastest 5Ks in the USA" - Cool Running, 2011

"A Can't Miss Race In NH" - WMUR Television Channel 9 Coverage, 2012


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