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What the Buck is Back! 

The Amherst Recreation Department wants to welcome you to the Buck Meadow Conservation and Recreation Area. We are hosting the second What the Buck (Meadow)?! 5k and introducing a 1k Fun Run this year! 

Who: Runners, Walkers, and Joggers
Where: Buck Meadow. 32 NH 101-A, Amherst, NH 03031
When: Oct 31st, 9am-11am
Fee: $20R, $25NR ($30 day-of registration)
T-Shirts: Register by Oct 15th to guarantee a 2021 shirt. Additional shirts will be given out while supply lasts. (kids sizes will have a kid-friendly version)

Course Description: Runners will complete laps around this flat, off-road course that winds through the trees, open fields, and near the pond of this beautiful facility. 

Special Prizes will be awarded for the best Costume (there will be 2 youth winners and 2 adult winners) 

COVID-19 Procedures: 
Any individual with COVID-19 symptoms or has tested positive in the last 10 days should refrain from attending.

Course Details
  • There will be a mass start for the 5k and 1k.
  • This fun run is not a timed event, but we will provide a running clock at the start/finish line. We encourage those interested in accurate results to bring their own watch.
  • No dogs or strollers are allowed on the course
  • There will not be any water stations on the course, participants should bring there own water and snacks.
  • Costumes are encouraged!

Register Activity Ages Grades Days Date/Time Fees
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What the Buck 2021- 1K Fun Run 
N/A N/A Su  10/31/2021
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Buck Meadow
$20.00 R, $25.00 NR
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What the Buck 2021- 5K Run/Walk 
N/A N/A Su  10/31/2021
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Buck Meadow
$20.00 R, $25.00 NR
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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