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Amherst Lions Club
1st Annual Lions Roar 5k Race and Family Fun Day  
Saturday, June 11
Amherst Town Common by the Town Hall, 2 Main Street
To Sign up for the race click here:

The Amherst Lions Club of New Hampshire’s first annual Lion’s Roar 5K is a fund raising event designed as a fast course to get runners ready for future summer racing events.  The race course starts on Church Street by the town green, loops through several back roads and ends at the green.  This race is open to individuals age 13 and over.  All race proceeds will go to Amherst Lions Club Charity which is used to support local community members in need.

Race registration will open on April 1, 2022 with an early bird price of $20, this will last through 5/20/2022.  The regular registration period with a price of $25 will commence on May 21, 2022 through June 9, 2022 when on-line registration will close.  You will be able to register on-site until 30 minutes before the race for a price of $30.  The first 100 on-line registrants will also receive a race t-shirt.  All race participants will pick up the race bib on the day of the race, race bibs and race swag will be available for pick up from 8:30 AM to 9:45 AM.

Race Route:  Start at Church St then go down Main Street, take a right on David Ln, then a right on Foundry St.  Take a left onto Boston Post Rd then bear right on New Boston Rd.  Take a right onto Flanders Rd, then a right onto Old Coach Ln followed by a left onto Jones St.  Finally take a right onto Mack Hill Rd back to the green at Church St.

Post Race there will be awards for first place in 3 age groups (13-18, 19-40, 41 and up) men and women.  Awards will be given around 11:15 AM. 

Amherst Lions Club 2022 Annual Sponsors

We are celebrating our 50th anniversary as a local non-profit organization formed in 1972!  Imagine that!  We still have 1 charter member and currently have a membership of 50+!  We are proud and would be honored to have these businesses as a sponsor for calendar year 2022.  

A sampling of our local charities includes Share, Lions Sight & Hearing, Anne Marie House, Bridges, Meals on Wheels, Northeast Deaf & Hard of Hearing, Future In Sight and Dog Sight. 

We hold numerous fundraising events & have supported many others that the community has come to know and love:           

  • Fire & Ice Chili Cookoff at Amherst Middle School in March, 6 years
  • Pancake Breakfast at Wilkins School in April, 48 years
  • July 4th Bicycle & Float Parade, 50 years; Citizen of the Year
  • Car Show in August, 11 years
  • Craft Fair at Amherst Middle School in December, 42 years
  •  Tree Lighting Spaghetti Dinner in December.
  • Concerts on the Green in June & July, provide hotdogs & popcorn
  • Old Home Days on the Green in September; provide chili, hotdogs
  • 5K Race with a BBQ in June, new this year!  

In addition to these events, we volunteer our time with the following projects & services:             

  • Deliver food & supplies to those in need;
  • Test for vision & hearing problems at local kindergartens & daycares;
  • Award academic scholarships to local high school graduates;
  • Donated life-saving equipment to the Amherst Fire Department;
  • Developed and maintain the Amherst Bridge of Flowers.

100% of the net profits from our fundraising go directly to those in need throughout the area.


We are pleased to announce our 2022 sponsors!

2022 Platinum Sponsors

Ponemah Crossing Dental

Budget Blinds of Amherst & Westford

McGuigan Fianancial

2022 Gold Sponsors


Cardoza Flooring,


AG Grocers


LaBelle Winery

 2022 Silver Sponsors


Bar Harbor Bank & Trust,

Deb Farrow, Coldwell Banker


SpeedPro Imaging Solutions,

Amherst Physical Therapy

Classic Signs NH,


Moultons Market,


Amherst Karate Studio


 2022 Bronze Sponsors

Suburban Propane

LDN Automotive,

 256 South St Milford, NH 03055

The Copy Shop







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