Hanson Park
35 Albin Road
Bow, NH US 03304


Do you like running? How about frosty cold craft beer? Have you always wondered what it would feel like to dunk prominent members of the Bow community into a tank of freezing cold water? Well today is your lucky day!! The Bow Athletic Club is proud to announce that we’re putting the FUN back in FUNdraising. That’s right friends, the first annual BACToberfest is set to commence.

Join us for a 5k road race which is sure to scratch your competitive itch… and then meet us afterwards for the block party this town has been waiting for at Gergler Field, following this meltdown of a year.


September 30, 2023 at 4:00 PM,

35 Albin Road (Hanson Park)




The post-race celebration will be held at Gergler Field.  Access to the beer/food tents can also be purchased at an early registration price of $7.00, they will be $10.00 the day of the event.  Free to children 3 and under.

The fun is set to go all night long (well, at least until 10 pm), so whether you’re a runner or you just want to come down for some laughs, good food, and some great beer (non-alcoholic beverages will also be available as well as food) we can guarantee that you will not want to miss this event.

And if you’re wondering about what to do with your kids, don’t worry we’ve got that covered too. For that same $7.00 preregistration price and $10.00 day of price (Per child.  Children 3 and under are free), we’ve got touch a truck, balloon games, and an obstacle course for the kids and entertainment for the smaller kids at the Goodwin fields. We will have a secured and enclosed area managed by responsible high schoolers (i.e. babysitting). So don’t delay, sign up today, and let’s get this party train out of the station.

5K awards top overall female and male, as well as top three in each age group (male and female).for age categories 7 and under / 8-9 / 10-11 / 12-13 / 14-19 / 20-29 / 30-39 / 40-49 / 50-59 / 60+


Saturday 9/29 as well as the day of the race.

About Bow Athletic Club

Bow Athletic Club is a non-profit organization that raises money and runs youth sports programs in town.  All board members are volunteers.