Walk MS - Portland ME April 22, 2017


Walk MS: Portland Maine 2017

Presented locally by Biogen


Date: April 22, 2017

Start/Finish Location: Portland Expo Building, Portland, ME

Time: Walker Check-in at 8:00 a.m.; Walk Starts at 9:00 a.m.

Walk to create a world free of MS.   

Ending multiple sclerosis for good will take all of us. Walk MS helps us team up with friends, loved ones and co-workers to change the world for everyone affected by MS. Together, we become a powerful force. And with every step we take, every dollar we raise...we're that much closer. Together, we will end MS forever.

Join us for Walk MS: Portland ME on April 22, 2017.

Sat, Apr 22nd,
8:00am to 10:30am
Annual Event: 

The Dance Mile

The Dance Mile - July 15, 2017


Experience the newest form of social fitness! This event caps off with a one-hour dance parade through Portland. Participants are led through town by a customized sound truck, amazing MC's and your favorite DJ's! Dance Mile combines exercise and entertainment resulting in n extraordinary fitness experience! 

What's Included: 

Dance through one of the most iconic areas of Portland! ZUMBA warm up, professional dance acts, Adults and Kids receive a Custom Dance Mile T-shirt, access to vendor village, festival and pre-party.  

Adult Tickets - ages 13+

Kids Tickets - ages 5 to 12

Under 5 - Dance for free

Early Bird Pricing - $19 ends on April 30th 

Kids Ticket - $14 (good through July 14) 

Additional event and registration information is availble through http://thedancemile.com/location/portland-me-2017/

Sat, Apr 15th, 8:45am
Annual Event: 

Hard Cider Run

Urban Farm Fementory

200 Anderson St.Portland, ME 04101 

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3.1 miles is all that stands between you and some amazing cider. Are you in?

The Hard Cider Run is exactly what its sounds like: a run featuring delicious hard cider! Each participant receives a soft-style T-shirt, finisher's medal, chip timing, a glass of hard cider and more!

Tucked away in East Bayside is one of Portland's most promising cider makers. UFF brews and ferments a variety of amazing drinks, including their renowned cider (or cidah!) After dashing through the Eastern Promenade, nothing will taste quite as refreshing at the finish line as one of their homemade hard ciders. Cheers!

Registration $40, $52 including donuts!

More event details are available at www.thehardciderrun.com

Sat, May 13th,
10:00am to 1:00pm
Annual Event: 

Port Mile Swim

Port Mile Swim - August 12, 2017

8:30am - 9:30am

The swim takes place at East End Beach, located at the end of Cutter Street, off Portland's Eastern Promenade. A mandatory safety meeting will take place 30 minutes prior to the start of the race. This one mile, open water ocean swim is to benefit the nonprofit Friends of Fort Gorges. Additional information may be found at http://www.portmile.com.

Registration fee: $50 - this fee increases as of April 30, 2017. Please consider making a donation to our recipient organization. Thank you! 

Event Sponsors: Bangor Savings Bank, City of Portland, Coffee by Design, Friends of Fort Gorges, Portland Convention + Visitors Bureau and Yelp 



Sat, Aug 12th,
8:30am to 9:30am
Annual Event: 

Portland Brewers Holiday Dash 5K ~ Portland Trails

A festive favorite to kick-off your holiday season! 
December 11th ~ 11am

Join Portland Trails & Ri Ra Irish Pub for a Portland holiday tradition, featuring local craft brews! Run the trails in your festive gear, and enjoy a hearty beer-brunch with some winter cheer. We will run (and brunch) through snow, shine, wind or sleet!

Race starts at 11am, with a hearty brunch by RiRa Irish Pub to follow. If you love the trails in Portland, come on out and celebrate and support us!


Eastern Promenade – RiRa Irish Pub
$35 – Includes brunch, and local craft beer ticket!
Holiday Dash Race Course

Please note, this race will take place, rain, shine, sleet or snow! Be prepared!

  • Who can participate in Holiday Dash?We welcome all runners and walkers to participate. You must be over 21+ to consumer beer at brunch.
  • What is included in my registration?All runners will get access to free brunch, and 1 beer ticket included with registration. You also get a t-shirt. This race includes automatic timing and water stops halfway through and at the end of the course.
  • When does registration open? Online registration opens Friday, September 16 at 8am and runs until the race sells out. We encourage participants to sign up early, we sell out every year.
  • Do I get a race shirt.Cotton race t-shirts are available for all runners/walkers. Sizes depend on availability.
  • Can I run with  my dog? What about strollers? Because of the number of people out on the race course we cannot allow dogs or strollers.
  • What awards do you have? Awards will be given to the top male and female finishers, and top Portland Trails members, male and female.
  • I’m not running this year, but I’d like to support the trails! Sign up HERE to volunteer.


Sun, Dec 11th,
11:00am to 1:00pm
Annual Event: 

Portland Thanksgiving Day 4 Miler

Portland Thanksgiving Day 4-Miler

9 a.m. Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24. Starts on Congress Street, Portland. $20. www.facebook.com

We all have our Thanksgiving traditions (dinner at aunt Betsy’s, binge-eating mashed potatoes and helping dad untangle the Christmas lights, for example). The Thanksgiving Day 4-Miler through downtown Portland is another of those traditions.

Bring non-perishable food to benefit Project FEED. 

Keep those holiday traditions going! 

Thu, Nov 24th,
9:00am to 11:00am
Annual Event: 

Portland Waterfront 5K

Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 10am
Location: Flatbread Company, 72 Commercial StreetPortlandMaine
Created By: 5K Sports Race Management
See website for various registration fees to including Flatbread pizza and salad, T-shirts - it's runner's choice! 
Buffet to include Flatbread pizza, salad & cash bar " The very best pizza that we can imagine"

  *  First 74 runners receive a race beverage glass, custom race bibs, overall top male & female, overall 

     top age group, 1-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-99. 

  *  Long sleeve technical shirts are $10.00 extra  Need to register by 10/29/16  NO technical shirts on race day 

  *  On Line Course Map-  Course- Race runs along Portland Trails near Commercial Street.  Starts and

      finishes by Casco Bay Lines Ferry Terminal 

  *  3D Flyover Video

  *  If race is cancelled because of weather extreme conditions, NO REFUNDS  

  *  Map Quest

     2014 RESULTS

     2015 RESULTS
Online Registration Close Date & Time
Friday, November 11, 2016 6:00 PM (EST)
Sat, Nov 12th,
10:00am to 2:00pm
Annual Event: 

Lyseth Trails for Technology 5k

Lyseth Trails for Technology 
November 5, 2016
Lyseth Trails for Technology 5K Walk/ Run is a family friendly event. The course winds through quiet, less traveled roads of Portland's  North Deering Neighborhoods.  Walkers and runners alike will enjoy the community feel as neighborhood residents come out to cheer us on!  
Welcome back for our 3nd annual event. Our first Walk/Run was a great success. We had over 200 entries and it was a great community event. Come out and join us again this year. Bring all of your friends and family. We have expanded the field to greater than 300. Sign up now to ensure your place in this years fun filled event.

Support technology improvements in Lyseth classrooms! Our host, the Lyseth PTA, strives to augment the already stretched school budget and we need your help!
Come out and enjoy this fun, family, community walk/run in Portland's quiet North Deering neighborhood.  Kids (grades K - 5)  1/2 mile fun run starts at 9:30am (free to all participants), followed by 5K walk/run at 10am. Music, prizes and raffles to follow!

More event information may be found at http://lysethtechnology5k.weebly.com
Sat, Nov 5th,
9:30am to 12:00pm
Annual Event: 

Old Port Pub Run

Old Port Pub Run ~ Meet up at Liquid Riot

November 3rd at 6:15pm

Free group run every Thursday at 6:15pm with after-run libations at Liquid Riot. 

I Run.Drink.Socialize

FMI: www.facebook.com/oldportpubrunME

Thu, Nov 3rd, 6:15pm
Annual Event: 

Dispatch Magazine 5K Road Race

 Dispatch Magazine 5K Road Race ~ October 30, 2016

This is a short, fast, course around Portland’s beautiful Back Cove (seriously, have you SEEN the Back Cove in autumn?) Take advantage of that cool fall air, smash your previous 5k PR, and enjoy the scenery before we plunge into “trapped-on-the-dreadmill” season.

Never run a 5k before? This is your chance! Exercise isn’t that scary, even on Halloween.

– First 150 registrants get a free Sport-Tek tee!
– Prizes for top 3 male/top 3 female finshers!

*REGISTER HERE: http://bit.ly/2bdwPXq

Costumes welcome, fun guaranteed, and remember – we’re helping to raise funds for our friends at WMPG community radio! http://bit.ly/2b54C3E

*Bib pickup is Saturday, October 29 at Fleet Feet Maine, 309 Marginal Way, Portland*

FMI: www.facebook.com/events/1635750070071562/


Sun, Oct 30th,
11:00am to 6:00pm
Annual Event: