Close to the Coast 5K & 10K - 2019

The race will be held on Saturday June 15, 2019 at 9:00 am, At Winslow Memorial Park at the end of Staples Point Road in Freeport.  Race and awards are followed by a FREE after race BBQ with FREE food, live band and adult beverage tent from Gritty's for all racers and their families. 

All events rain or shine. Both the 5k and the 10k begin at the entrance of Winslow Park and the course is run on quiet roads and the forest trails along the ocean in the beautiful Park.

The first 500 racers will receive a free custom logo pint glass!!  We have reached the 200 racer threshold for the Free t-shirts.  There will additional shirts available for sale until June 1st for the cost of $10.00.

Online registration ends June 14th at 12:00 pm.  Note, while we are sensitive to issues that may prevent runners from racing; no refunds will be issued after June 1st.

Attentions Walkers:  I get asked the question each year about "Can I walk the course?"  The answer is YES for 5k sign-ups. 

Packet Pick-up/Same day registration opens at 7:00 am and is $25.00 with a possible t-shirt while supplies last.  Same day packet pick-up and registration will be located in the covered picnic area next to the main bathrooms at the Park and will open at 7:00 am.

Pre-Race packet pick-up will be held on June 14, 2019 from 3-6 at Freeport Integrated Health Center, 174 S.Freeport Rd, Freeport.

PRIZES: We pride ourselves on our unique Race Prizes, PIES from Valley View Orchard Pies!

The top 2 finishers overall and in each race category (both 5k & 10k male and female) receive a pie! What better way to enjoy your pie then with your friends and family at a post race barbecue!

Race to Benefit Scholarships!

ALL race proceeds support the Freeport Rotary Club Educational Scholarship Program.  For the past 24 years the Freeport Rotary Club has given over $200,000 in scholarships. Please help us continue this great cause.  


For children, there is a 1K Kids Fun Run will begin at 10:00 am, all children participating in the race receive a prize provided by Wilbur's of Maine. Yum!  No registration required for the fun run.

ITS ALL ABOUT the after party!!   Race is followed by a FREE after race BBQ, with LIVE Band (TBD),  with FREE food and FREE adult beverage tent from Gritty's for all racers and their families. 


Saturday, June 15, 2019 -
9:00am to 9:00pm
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