Mount Washington Auto Road, Gorham NH

Schedule of Events 

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DATE TIME DETAILS

Wed - January 11, 2017

TBD

Invitational Entry Opens

-Racers who qualify for invitational entry will be notified via email.

Fri - February 10, 2017

11:59PM EST

Invitational Entry Closes

Wed - February 15, 2017

 TBD

Racer Selection Registration Opens

-All race applicants must register for the Racer Selection between Feb 15, 2017 and March 1, 2017.  We do not accept entries, after the public registration period closes; no exceptions.

- NEW in 2017: There will be no administrative fee for those signing up for random registration.  Registrants will be charged, if and only if, they are selected for race registration.

Wed - March 1, 2017

11:59PM EST

Racer Selection Registration Closes

-Racer Selection registration closes promptly at 11:59 pm EST; Racer Selection applications will not be accepted after this time, no exceptions.

Fri - March 3, 2017

TBD

Racer Selection Winners Announced

-The participant selection will be randomly selected through an unbiased, computer generated algorithm.

-Selected racers will be notified via email, and charged the $95.00 registration fee, at this time.

Please Note: If your credit card information has changed (change of billing address, expired card, lost or stolen card) your card will be declined, thereby automatically excluding you from selection. Please be certain your payment information is accurate and up to date.

-Racers who are not selected will be notified via email.

-Once the Racer Selection has been made, the race field will be full and we will not accept additional applications for the 2017 Northeast Delta Dental Mount Washington Road Race.

-There is no appeal process if you are not selected.

Fri – Jun 16, 2017 4:00-7:30 PM

Racer Packet Pick-Up (Photo ID REQUIRED)

-Pick up race kit (race number, etc.)/prepaid race merchandise.

-Runner/Driver Coordination – If you are a runner needing a ride down, or if you are a driver willing to provide a ride down to additional runners, there will be an area under the tent for you to meet.
Sat – Jun 17, 2017 6:30-8:00 AM

Drivers to the Summit

-The gate closes to up bound traffic at 8:00am SHARP, any drivers who did not pass the gate before it closed will have to wait until the road reopens for traffic at 1:30 PM to travel to the summit for their racer; NO EXCEPTIONS!

-Each racer receives an Auto Pass attached to their race number. They should give this to their driver.

-Drivers presenting no or only (1) Auto Pass will be denied access to the Auto Road.

-Drivers presenting (2) Auto Passes will be granted access to the Auto Road, but will be required to pay the normal fees for passage on the Auto Road.

-Drivers presenting (3) Auto Passes AND traveling in an empty car (no spectators) will receive free passage up the mountain. All others will pay the normal Auto Road fees.

-Make sure to give your driver a bag of warm clothing for you to change into, upon your arrival to the summit. There is NO bag drop area at the summit.
  6:30-8:00 AM

Racer Check-in (Photo ID REQUIRED)

-Pick up race kit (race number etc.)/prepaid race merchandise.

-Runner/Driver Coordination – If you are a runner needing a ride down, or if you are a driver willing to provide a ride down to additional runners, there will be an area under the tent for you to meet.

-Racers MUST have a ride down in order to participate; this is your responsibility as a racer!
  6:30 AM Glen View Cafe opens in main lodge across the street; breakfast available for purchase.
  7:00 AM

Spectator Vans

-Tickets will be sold starting a 7:00 AM, on a first-come first-serve basis; trips will depart at 8:00AM, returning to the base when the road reopens at 12:30 or when deemed safe.

-Space is limited; $36/Adult, $16/Child (age 5-12)
  8:45 AM Racers Line Up
  8:50 AM Pre-Race Announcements
  9:00 AM A cannon signals the START of the 55th Annual Northeast Delta Dental Mount Washington Road Race!
  10:00 AM

Kids Fun Run – FREE for all ages

(Registration 6:30 AM – 9:45 AM under registration tent.)
  Approx. 12:30 PM Auto Road opens for down bound traffic, or will remain closed until the Auto Road staff deems it safe to open. Summit cars must stay in the parking lots until released by event staff.
  1:00 PM

Lunch/Awards

-Awards will begin once the event timers return to the base area. PLEASE NOTE: Timers are the last to leave the summit.

-Lunch will be catered by Hart’s Turkey Farm of Meredith, NH, and will include carved turkey w/dressing, cranberry sauce, gravy, whipped potatoes, butternut squash, tossed salad and rolls. A vegetarian option will be provided as well.

-Racers receive their meal ticket as part of their registration; additional meals may be purchased for friends and family; adults/$18.00, Child (12 and under)/$15.00.

  Approx. 1:30 PM Auto Road plans to open to ALL traffic (including up bound vehicles), or will remain closed until the Auto Road staff deems it safe to open.