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2019 Fall Festival, October 5

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Times of Events: 5K: 9:00 AM Kids’ Race: 8:30 AM Fall Festival: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

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E-Mail Address & Website Info: www.claremontparks.com and/or www.greaterclaremontnh.org/fall-  festival-&-chili-cook-off

Cost of Event: Chili Tasting: $5 Adult or $3 Kids / 5K Road Race: $15 pre-reg. or $20 day-of-reg.

IT’S TIME TO REGISTER FOR THE CHILI COOK-OFF & 5K ROAD RACE!

CLAREMONT, NH -- Calling all chili chefs and runners! The registration period to sign up for the Chili Cook-Off and the SERVPRO of Lebanon/Hanover/Littleton 5K Road Race, part of the Fall Festival on Saturday, October 5, 2019, has now opened and is accepting applicants for both events.

Residents, businesses and nonprofit organizations are invited to participate in the Annual Chili Cook- Off, sponsored by the Claremont Parks and Recreation Department. Register online at  www.claremontparks.com or call the Claremont Parks & Recreation Department to enter your favorite chili.

The deadline to register your chili both online and through the office is Thursday, October 3 2019. If you like good chili, come tease your taste buds and cast your vote for the best chili at the Fall Festival!
 
Cook-Off tasting fees: $5 adults; $3 children; no fee for chili chefs. The chili tasting begins at 10:30 AM and will end at 2:30 PM, followed by awards. While sampling the chili entries be sure to visit the 40+ vendor and exhibitors along with enjoying this year’s live music by Rusted Chrome.

BACK AGAIN for 2019!

$200.00 VISA GIFT CARD PRIZE FOR THE WINNER OF THE BUSINESS CATAGORY! The winner of this category will receive a $200.00 Visa Gift Card! Donated by: The Savings Bank of Walpole.

$200 VISA GIFT CARD PRIZE FOR THE WINNER OF THE INDIVIDUAL CATAGORY! The winner of this category will receive a $200.00 Visa Gift Card! Donated by: LJC Heating & Air Conditioning.

$200.00 VISA GIFT CARD PRIZE FOR THE WINNER OF THE NON-PROFIT CATAGORY! The winner of this category will receive a $200.00 Visa Gift Card! Donated by: TBD
 
If you feel you need to work up an appetite in order to consume all that wonderful chili, then sign up for the popular SERVPRO of Lebanon/Hanover/Littleton Chili Cook-Off 5K Road Race. Runners will receive a complimentary ticket to the cook off. Pre-registration is available until Friday, October 4 @ 12:00 PM for just $15.00.

Same day registration begins at 7:30 AM and is $20.00. Kids’ Race begins at 8:30 AM followed by the SERVPRO of Lebanon/Hanover/Littleton 5K Road Race. The race begins on Water Street at 9:00 AM. The race course can be viewed on Mapmyrun.com.

Please see below for a complete schedule of events.

Event Times:
Kids Fun Run, 8:30 AM
SERVPRO of Lebanon/Hanover/Littleton 5K Race 9:00 AM

Fall Festival 10 AM – 3 PM
Chili Cook Off/Chili Tasting 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Rusted Chrome Band 10:30 AM - 2:45 PM
Chili Winners Announced 2:45 PM

For further information about the Chili Cook-Off and 5K Road Race, please call the Parks & Recreation Department at 603-542-7019 or visit www.claremontparks.com.