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15th Annual Seacoast Half Marathon

Virtual Race Dates - October 31 - November 8, 2020
Our 2020 Beneficiary is Cornerstone VNA, a local healthcare non-profit on the front lines of COVID-19

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The Mission of the Seacoast Half Marathon:

Caring for the coast,”one step at a time” is our motto. Each year, we donate 100% of the net proceeds to a mindfully selected seacoast nonprofit organization. We strive to put on a well-organized and safe event that highlights the beauty of New Hampshire’s historic seacoast. We encourage all levels of athletes to enjoy themselves while also providing them an opportunity to significantly benefit our community.

The 2020 Seacoast Half Marathon has Gone Virtual!

The Seacoast Half Marathon is one of the longest-running half marathons in coastal New Hampshire. Due to COVID-19, we have decided to transition this year’s race to a “virtual” race. It wasn’t an easy decision, but we hope you understand. We want our racers and our volunteers to stay healthy and safe. Although we’d prefer to see you all in person, let’s join together virtually and keep the momentum going for this annual race!

To add some excitement to our virtual race, we have added some new options! You can choose a 5K, a quarter marathon (6.55 miles) or the half marathon.That means that you can pick a distance that’s right for you, and decide where to run or walk. As an added perk, you can pick your day and run or walk between October 31 and November 8!

The Seacoast Marathon is unique in that all of the revenue (after race expenses) goes to local non-profit beneficiaries. This year’s beneficiary is Cornerstone VNA. So we encourage you to make a donation to Cornerstone VNA when you register, and/or set up your own fundraising page to get family and friends to help with your fundraising efforts. Your fundraising efforts can help you earn some fun swag, as well as free registration in the 2021 Seacoast Half Marathon!

Interested in learning more? Explore our website to learn more about our virtual race and how your participation helps Cornerstone VNA. As an organization providing home, health and hospice care, they have been on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Join us in supporting Cornerstone VNA in a virtual way!

Learn more about our 2020 Beneficiary: Cornerstone VNA

Cornerstone Visiting Nurse Association is an independent nonprofit organization that was founded in 1913 by local philanthropist, Norma Snow. Our mission is to promote the optimum level of well-being, independence and dignity of those living in the community by providing trusted, compassionate and expert health care.  For 107 years, Cornerstone VNA has been committed to bringing services to people of all ages, regardless of their ability to pay, so that families can stay together at home, even when facing the challenges of aging, surgical recovery, chronic or life-threatening illnesses or end-of-life care.

Our expert team provides award-winning care and support through five distinct programs: Home Care, Hospice Care, Palliative Care, Life Care-Private Duty and Community Care. Throughout our programs, Cornerstone VNA provides direct care to more than 4,000 patients each year, traveling over 620,000 miles to care for patients across our service area, which spans nearly 40 communities in Rockingham, Strafford, Belknap and Carroll Counties in New Hampshire and York County in Maine.

Cornerstone VNA places great value on transforming the home health care experience and is proud to provide care from birth though end of life.  We are committed to the philosophy that the needs of each patient are best served by the thoughtful integration of specialized programs and services delivered by a multidisciplinary team of professionals.  With our deep commitment to providing high quality care, Cornerstone VNA continues to be recognized for excellence, and many of our clinicians have been recognized with professional awards for their outstanding achievements.

Our work would not be possible without our dedicated clinicians, support staff, volunteers, leadership team, Board of Directors, community members and donors who give in countless ways to make this organization what it is today.

Thank you for being a part of the Seacoast Half Marathon, which plays a significant role in supporting local nonprofits like Cornerstone VNA. We are very grateful to the Race Committee, Race Volunteers, Runners/Walkers, Donors and Sponsors for making a difference!

To learn more about Cornerstone VNA, visit www.cornerstonevna.org or call 800-691-1133.