News : Fast Festive 5k Benefits Great Cause

Oct 21, 2015

Originally Published on Seacoast Online

By Anne Twombly

STRATHAM – For many fall is a time to reflect on the ecological beauty of the state before the warm weather dissipates. It’s only natural that The Great Bay Stewards, an organization dedicated to conservation and preservation of the New Hampshire’s Great Bay Estuary, would host their annual 5k at the apex of the season. This year the race will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, October 24 at Sandy Hill Road in Stratham.

The Great Bay 5K Road Race is a primary fundraiser for the Great Bay Stewards, with proceeds supporting the non-profit’s educational programs and facility maintenance. Along with facilitating erosion control efforts, invasive species removal, and runoff prevention campaigns, the non-profit also staffs the Great Bay Discovery Center, an educational hub of the Research Reserve.

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