Course Map | Great Bay 55K Challenge

Race for a Healthy Estuary

 Great Bay 55K Challenge Course Details

You can race anywhere you like for the virtual Great Bay 55K Challenge…create your own route, use a treadmill, or complete the suggested course and explore the Great Bay, as long as you can run, walk and use your wheelchair safely on your own and without any course support. The 55K Challenge does not need to be completed all at once. Choose your interval, send in your distance and time, and we will help you keep track of your progress. Details on how to submit times will be sent to registrants via email.

The Great Bay 55K Challenge is a scenic route that takes participants around the Great Bay. Scenic extensions, not included in the 55K Challenge, are marked on the map and described below. Be sure to take photos along your route and post them to your favorite social media with the tab #greatbay55kchallenge or email your photos to


Great Bay 55K Challenge Scenic Route and Extensions

See below for maps of the complete route, the northern and southern portions.

Scenic 1: Moody Point off of Bay Road, Newmarket

Scenic 2: Adams Point to the UNH Jackson Esutarine Lab

Scenic 3: Deer Meadow off of Durham Point Road

Scenic 4: Wagon Hill Farm trails

Scenic 5: Fox Point Road, Newington

Scenic 6: Great Bay National wildlife Refuge

Scenic 7: Driveway to Glenn’s Cove

Great Bay 55K Challenge Turn-by-Turn Description

Great Bay 55K Map: Full Course

Great Bay 5k Road Race NH

Great Bay 55K Map: Northern Section

Great Bay 5k Road Race NH

Great Bay 55K Map: Southern Section

Great Bay 5k Road Race NH