Miles Over the Moon

8th Annual Miles Over the Moon 4 mile Road Race - A “Midsummer Night” Run

We want to remind all runners about the following:

  • Please wear bright, reflective clothing on race night.
  • The streets will NOT be closed for the race. There will be helpful officers and friendly volunteers along the course, but please mind traffic.
  • Have fun out there and thank you to all for running and volunteering!

All proceeds from the race support the Wicked Running Club Youth Running Fund which provides donations to local high school track programs and financial support for the family-friendly Wicked Kidz race.

About the Race

Race Date and Time

Friday, July 13, 2018 at 8:00 pm

Entry fee

Pre-registration is $27.00
Day of race will be $30.00


Race start is at Bentley Academy Charter School, 25 Memorial Drive Salem, 6:30 pm to 7:45 pm.

Race Swag

Tech running shirt provided to first 300 registered runners, and wicked koozie to first 400 finishers!

Timing and Results

Race will be professionally chip-times by North Shore Timing Co. using the MyLaps bib tag system. Results will be available post-race via text message (must provide cell phone number on application and regular text message rates will apply) and on


Trophies for overall 1st place male and female winners. Age group medals for top 3 male and females: under 19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+.


Parking at Bentley School and surrounding streets. Do not park on Settler’s Way, and be aware of no-parking zones.


Post-race food and water at Bentley School. Race awards, presentations, and after-race party at, Brother’s Traverna, 283 Derby Street Salem.

Download Race Application

Click here for a downloadable registration form for the Seventh Annual Miles Over the Moon race.

Packet Pick Up Location

New England Running Company
43 Enon Street
Beverly, MA

Packet Pick Up Times

Thursday, July 12, 2018

10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Runners Safety: Because this is a night time race we encourage all runners to wear reflective clothing. The course is not closed off to traffic and we want everyone to have a fun and safe time.

New course for 2018!

2018 Miles Over the Moon Course Map

Race begins at Bentley School, running east on Memorial Drive, past Dead Horse Beach and around the front of Salem Willows, turning right on Fort Ave. Head down Fort back to Memorial Drive, taking a left onto Szetela. Run down Szetela to Essex Street, then a right on Washington where runners will then take a left into Salem Common. A 2/3rds loop around the inside of the common will have runners exiting the common at Pleasant Street. Left on Pleasant down to Bridge Street, then right on Bridge to Osgood Street. Runners will then go through Collins Cove on East Collins Street, take a right onto the Bike Path, then left back on Szetela returning to the Bentley School.

Course Highlights: Enjoy great sunset views around Salem’s waterfront with this unique race route that loops around Collins Cove. Race begins with a slight downhill trip down Salem’s notorious Naumkeag Hill followed by a long slow uphill on Fort Avenue. The course loops through Salem Common, then back around Collins Cove to race headquarters, where you can enjoy post-race refreshments and celebrate your twilight run accomplishment!

Helpful volunteers will be on the course directing your way.

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