Portland

Weekly Back Cove Series

Back Cove Series - Wednesdays at 5:30pm

This year, our Weekly Back Cove 5K Series bib pickup will be happening every day starting May 24th until 5:00PM on May 31st! If you are later than 5:00 PM, you can meet us in the Back Cove parking lot across from Hannaford, where the race starts, to pick up your bib! After the first race, the packet pickup will continue from 5:15PM – 6:00PM before every race!

The series of races will start on May 31st and run every Wednesday night at 6:00pm until August 30th.

The Weekly Back Cove Series is a Fleet Feet Maine Running tradition! 

In 2016, your participation allowed us to donate $15,000 to Portland Trails! 

The “Big Run” Special Race – June 7th!

This year, our June 7th race happens to fall on Global Running Day! Our Weekly Back Cove race on that night will be part of the “Big Run”, a Fleet Feet Sports initiative in which 40 Fleet Feet stores across the country will be holding 5K races to celebrate!

All 250 participants who check in and run will receive a “Big Run” Global Running Day t-shirt if they show their bib at the store, immediately following the race! Not only will they receive a t-shirt, but you will have an all access pass to our PARTY to celebrate running! This year, our June 7th race happens to fall on Global Running Day! Our Weekly Back Cove race on that night will be part of the “Big Run”, a Fleet Feet Sports initiative in which 40 Fleet Feet stores across the country will be holding 5K races to celebrate!

Date: 
Sun, May 21st,
5:30pm to 6:30pm
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Diaper Drive5K - MAINE DOULAS

 

No CHILD WET BEHIND - Diaper Drive and Fundraiser

5K PLUS a 1 mile family fun run

 

WHAT: 5K, 1 MILE FUN RUN, FAMILY FUN DAY

WHERE: PAYSON PARK, PORTLAND, MAINE

WHEN: MAY 13, 2017 9-12

WHY: DID YOU KNOW....

  • 1 in 3 families report a need for diapers.
  • On average an adequate supply of diapers cost more than $100 a month, over $3,600 to diaper just one child for three years.
  • There is no government funded program that provides diapers to families in need.

Help us fill a need in our community by supporting No Child Wet Behind. You can make a difference!

REGISTER FOR OUR 5K AND 1 MILE FAMILY RUN HERE!

DONATE DIAPERS HERE!

 

Ways to get involved in the Diaper Drive5K are listed on the event site. 

 

 

http://www.mainedoulas.com/diaper-drive5k

 

Date: 
Sat, May 13th,
9:00am to 12:00pm
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Diaper Drive 5K

Maine Walks with Haiti: Festival and 5K Walk/Run

Walk, Run & Fundraise for a Healthier Haiti!  

May 13, 2017 - Back Cove Park, Portland 

Run begins at 10am, followed by walkers

Konbit Sante Celebrates 15 Years! 

All event registration information may be found at: https://konbitsante.org/maine-walks-haiti-festival-and-5k-walkrun

Date: 
Sat, May 13th,
10:00am to 1:30pm
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Maine Walks with Haiti

Sea Dogs Mother's Day 5K

 

SEA DOGS MOTHER'S DAY 5K

 

 

 

Sunday, May 14, 2017

5K Starts at 9:15 AM

Kids Race Starts at 8:30 AM

 

The Portland Sea Dogs in conjunction with Intermed and the Maine Track Club will be hosting the 17th Annual Mother's Day 5k Road Race presented by InterMed on Mother's Day, Sunday, May14th, 2017. Proceeds from the race go towards Maine breast cancer patients and research. There will also be a Kid's Run that is free of charge.

Slugger and his Mom lead the way on the flat 5K course which begins in front of the Portland Expo building, travels down Congress Street, turning down Stevens Avenue, and making a right onto Brighton Avenue back down Deering Avenue into Fitzpatrick Stadium. The race culminates inside Hadlock Field in front of the third base dugout.

The top overall male and female finishers will receive a trophy, a pair of 2017 Season Tickets for the remainder of the 2017 Sea Dogs season, and throw out the ceremonial first-pitch prior to a future Sea Dogs game.

The top three male and female finishers in each age group will also be presented with awards. All participants of the race will receive a complimentary ticket to attend a future Sea Dogs game.

Mother's Day Race Information:

Non-Refundable Entry Fee:

*$20.00 by Thursday, May 11th;

*$15.00 for children (ages 16 and under) and seniors (ages 62 and older) by Thursday, May 11th 

*$25.00 May 12th, 13th, and 14h;

The first 1,500 registered runners will receive a race t-shirt

Race Day Registration (if spots available)

*Kids: 7:00 AM to 8:15 AM

*5K: 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM

Mother's Day Registration/Packet Pickup

Friday, May 12th from Noon to 6:00 PM at Fleet Feet Maine Running Company on Marginal Way in Portland

Saturday, May 13th from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Fleet Feet Maine Running Company on Marginal Way in Portland

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE MOTHER'S DAY RACE

CLICK HERE TO SEE IF YOU'VE REGISTERED

CLICK HERE FOR PARTICIPANT TRACKING

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED:

CLICK HERE TO VOLUNTEER FOR THE MOTHER'S DAY 5K

 

Date: 
Sun, May 14th,
8:30am to 11:00am
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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.

Date: 
Sat, Apr 22nd,
8:00am to 10:30am
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The Dance Mile

The Dance Mile - July 15, 2017

Portland 

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/

Date: 
Sat, Apr 15th, 8:45am
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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

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

 

 

Date: 
Sat, Aug 12th,
8:30am to 9:30am
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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.

http://trails.org/holiday-dash/

Date: 
Sun, Dec 11th,
11:00am to 1:00pm
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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! 

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