Run Before You Crawl 5K & Pub Crawl

Dover Main Street

Event Details

SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, March 14th 2015

2014 Run Before You Crawl 5K Road Race Pub Crawl was a huge success.  We closed the race with 825 registered runners and about 700 crawlers.  Great first year, check back to find information about next years event.

Join Dover Main Street for the 1st race in the Dover Race Series ( It's a 5k run and then a pub crawl around downtown Dover, NH to different restaurants. Or just run. Or just Crawl!

Event underwritten by:


Event proudly sponsored by:

Orchard Title

Avalar Advantage Real Estate

Ross Furniture


Race Course:

Race starts and ends on Chestnut Street in front of the Train Station.

Registration Fees


Some Hills
318 Spots Remaining
Jul 27 - Mar 13 Current Price $25.00

Pub Crawl

Downtown Dover
Jul 27 - Mar 13 Current Price $20.00

Both 5k and Pub Crawl

Run and Crawl
9 Spots Remaining
Jul 27 - Mar 13 Current Price $40.00

Event Details

Join us in whatever way you like for the Kick-Off to the Dover Race Series 2015! Join as a participant by running the 5K and then having drinks and food at restaurants throughout downtown Dover during the Pub Crawl. Or you can just RUN or meet us at the finish line and just do the CRAWL!

Cost: 5k & Pub Crawl $40, just doing 5K $25, just doing Pub Crawl $20

Event underwritten by D.F. Richard and proudly sponsored by Orchard Title, Avalar Advantage Real Estate, Ross Furniture & Relyco

The first 200 runners to register get a FREE event t-shirt. After the 200 are claimed event t-shirts will be available for $6 to purchase.

Race packets and pub crawl bracelets can be picked up at registration on the day of the race. Registration opens at 8:45am at the train station.

The pub crawl event will start immediately after the race at 11 am and feature a taste of food for crawl participants at each establishment. Drinks are not included in the ticket price. Crawl participants will vote for their favorite food for a People’s Choice award with a plaque awarded that will be updated and passed on to each year’s winner. Participants will also have the opportunity to win a variety of prizes as they visit the different restaurants.

Participating restaurants from 2014 are listed below with the food that they provided: 


Smoked Kielbasa Rangoons


Italian Meatballs and Sausage Sliders

Kelley's Row

Baked Potato Soup

Spaghetti Stain


Brick House

Corned Beef Ruben Wontons

Patty B's

Tomato Bruschetta

La Festa

St. Patrick's Pizza Pie

7th Settlement

A variety of Flatbreads and Potato Dumplings


Hoisin glazed Meatloaf with Fingerling Potato


Rueben Roll


Irish Stromboli with a Spicy Thousand Island Dressing


Roast Tenderloin of Beef with a Blue Cheese and Red Wine Sauce over Crustini

Blue Latitudes

Sweet Potato Chips and Bleu Cheese & Chive Dip

Event Schedule

  • Jan 1 00:00 EST - Online Registration for Run Before You Crawl begins
  • Mar 15 09:00 EDT - Day Of Registration Starts
  • Mar 15 09:45 EDT - 5K Race Starts
  • Mar 15 11:00 EDT - Pub Crawl around Dover Starts

Contact Information

Event Location

33 Chestnut Street, Dover, NH, United States

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