Sunday, June 26th 8:00 AM

Join us on Sunday, June 26, at 8:00 a.m. for the 6th Annual Runner’s Alley Capital City Classic 10K Road Race! This classic course starts and finishes in Concord’s historic downtown right in front of the New Hampshire State House!

100% of the race and part of the proceeds will benefit New Hampshire XC, Track & Field, supporting our local high school athletes.

This race is the third race in the Delta Dental Capital Area Race Series*If you are already registered for the full CARS Series you do not have to register separately for this race.

— Please note: Due to COVID uncertainties we are also offering a virtual option for those who are unable to or uncomfortable with participating in a live, in-person event. You will have a two-week window prior to the race to complete your 10K virtually. You must submit your race time by Sunday, June 27.

In the event that pandemic conditions should require the cancellation of the in-person event, all registrations will be moved to the virtual option. Virtual CARS series runners will not count towards the series points for overall standing and cash prizes, but will count towards your participation prize.

Course Map

Capital City Classic map 2019


  • Is there a Pre-race Packet Pickup?

    YES, at Runner’s Alley

    142 North Main Street,

    Concord N.H.

    12pm to 6pm on Friday, June 24th.

    10am-5pm on Saturday, June 25th.

    Participants will receive 20% off all in-store purchases during bib pick-up (certain exclusions apply).

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  • If I can’t make packet pickup, can I pick my packet up on race morning?

    YES, you can pick your packet up in front of Runner’s Alley at 6:30 a.m. on race day!

  • How will I know if I PR’ed?

    You will be timed by Granite State Race Services using chipped timing attached to your bib. Be sure your bib is not bent and is attached to the front of your body.

  • If I can't run, how do I volunteer?

    As a 100% charity race, the Capital City Classic doesn’t run without volunteers! To find out what needs we currently have and to  sign up please reach out to Steve Infascelli: [email protected]

  • Where do I park on race day?

    There are many options to park on race morning. Parking in downtown Concord on Sunday is free. North Main Street will be closed for the race from Centre Street to Pleasant Street. You can find on street parking on surrounding streets and in the three downtown garages.

    • Firehouse Parking Garage: The Firehouse Parking Garage is metered for all-day parking. The garage is located one block west of Main Street. It is situated between School and Warren streets to the north and south, and between North State and Green streets to the east and west. The YMCA is located next door to the structure. You can enter or exit the parking structure from either North State Street or Green Street.


    • Durgin Block Parking Garage: The Durgin Block Garage is metered for all-day parking. The garage is located 1/2 block west of North Main Street between School and Warren Streets. You can enter or exit the parking structure from Warren Street off of North State Street, and Exit on School Street to North Sate Street.


    • Capital Commons Parking Garage: The Capital Commons parking garage is located between South Main and Storrs Streets on the lot known as the Sears block. Entrance and exit is located on Storrs Street. There are 510 parking spaces as well as an elevator and multiple stairwells for easy access to different levels.
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  • Can I run/walk with my dog?

    We’re sorry; we love dogs too, but cannot allow dogs (even on leashes) to participate.

  • Can I run/walk with my baby jogger?

    Yes, you can. We ask all those with joggers to please start in the back of the pack and be mindful of all those around you at all times.

  • My whole family is coming, can they watch?

    SURE! We recommend watching from the beautiful new sidewalks of North and South Main Street (socially distanced, of course).

  • Can I check out past results?
  • Will there be post-race food?

    Absolutely, food will be pre-packaged for a quick and safe getaway.