Strawbery Banke Half Kilometer “Run Through History” 
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Calling all runners and walkers. Strawbery Banke is holding a “Run Through History” Half Kilometer run/walk on Saturday, January 15 as part of the "Portsmouth Wintertide," a citywide effort to embrace the cold and activate Portsmouth as a winter city.

A half-k run? Not a typo! Enjoy 260 years of architectural heritage in one loop of the historic campus, a distance achievable by all! Begin near 1695 Sherburne House and end with a festive finish line is at the 1955 interpretation of the Shapley Drisco House.

  • All participants receive a swag bag including the following goodies:
  • Historical costumes are encouraged.
  • Bring a watch for self-timing.
  • DJ Skooch spins musical favorites as runners and walkers proceed through and return from the route.

Registration is $20 per person.

Proceeds from the run benefitting the Museum's "History Within Reach" program. This program provides experiential-learning workshops to economically underserved schools in New Hampshire, Maine, and Massachusetts. These schools would otherwise not be able to afford school trips.

Additionally, be sure to visit Dwyer's Pub for the carb-loading pasta specials on Jan 14, Cup of Joe for a pre-race caffeine boost, Tj's of Portsmouth for post-race Gatorade recovery-drink cocktails, and Loaded Question Brewing Co. for a post-race carb reload.