Running / Trails & Hiking

8th Annual AIDS Walk/Run of Central Maine

8th Annual AIDS Walk/Run of Central Maine
Saturday May 13, 2017 9 a.m.
Waterfront Park, Hallowell, ME

(Rain or Shine)

Plans for the 8th annual AIDS Walk/Run of Central Maine benefitting the Horizon Program at MaineGeneral Medical Center are well under way! This is our biggest fundraiser of the year and we need your help. 
The mission of the Horizon Program is to provide quality, compassionate, and comprehensive medical and social services to all identified people living with HIV/AIDS in central and mid-coast Maine. With a clinic in Gardiner and offices in Augusta, the program provides:

*A clinic for medical services and interaction with health care professionals;

*Case management for people living with HIV/AIDS;

*Educational programs and community outreach;

*Support for people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS.

Incredible progress has been made in the fight against HIV/AIDS, but a cure has not been found. Every year there are still 50,000 new HIV/AIDS cases nationwide and we need to continue to raise awareness to prevent this disease.

Whether it is a friend, parent, child, relative or significant other, many people are touched by HIV/AIDS. We walk to pay tribute to those loved ones who have died and support those who are living with this disease.

To learn more about the Horizon Program please visit  
The Horizon Program or call 207.621.3785 press 7.

To register: http://www.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1169607&lis=1&kntae1169607=EDCEBEE931764725A3443C3C9DC6B0B1

Date: 
Sat, May 13th,
9:00am to 12:00pm
City: 
Annual Event: 
Yes

Run Club 2016 - Brunswick and Portland

Run Club 2016

 

Date/Time
12/03/16
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm 

Location
Fleet Feet Sports Maine Running
89 Maine Street
Brunswick, ME 04086
United States

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fleet Feet Sports Maine Running
89 Maine Street - Brunswick
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Run Club 2016 Sign-ups are LIVE! Sign up today to be a part of our 2016 team. Sign up for either Portland or Brunswick! And of course you are welcome to participate in both if you sign up for one or the other!

December 3, 2016 - 6pm -7pm

Brunswick – $50 : Sign up here

For more info check out the website: www.fleetfeetmainerunning.com

This is a running training group made simple and social! The Run Club features coaching, structured training, group runs, and fun social gatherings of runners of all abilities. All paces are welcome to participate, run, learn and get in shape for whatever goal you are targeting. With the registration fee, each person will receive one technical running shirt (one t-shirt or singlet) and one other custom FFSMR product. As part of the "Run Club" running program, participants will receive the following: 

  • A year long structured training program
  • Dedicated support and individual counseling from a "Run Club" coach
  • 3 group training sessions during the week (option of 5 if you attend both Portland + Brunswick!)
  • Group training sessions each week will be formatted as follows:
    • One day of 3-5 easy miles
    • One day of structured workout including strength, pacing and speed
    • Saturdays will typically be a longer endurance run varying from 4-10 miles, depending on race season
  • Information clinics by coaches and vendors on proper footwear, gear, injury prevention, nutrition featuring product try ons and more!
  • Weekly Training Group Email and Group Facebook Run Club Training Page (Find us on FB!)
  • Race Course Preview Training Runs 
  • Winter Warrior Training - Winter Workouts to maintain strength and endurance....and brave the Maine Winter elements!
  • The camaraderie of others like you with the same goal!

Fleet Feet – Maine Running
89 Maine Street, Brunswick

 

Date: 
Sat, Dec 3rd,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
City: 
Annual Event: 
Yes

Salomon Trail Running Festival - Pineland Farms

 
 
11th Annual Salomon Trail Running Festival ~ Pineland Farms, New Gloucester 
Saturday and Sunday, May 27 and 28, 2017

Saturday schedule:
 
8:30 AM –    Registration Opens
9:00 AM –    YMCA Kids’ Zone opens
9:45 AM –    5km Canicross Race start
10:00 AM –  10km Race start
11:00 AM –   5km Race start
11:10 AM –   Barefoot 5km Race start
11:30 AM –   BBQ opens (price not included in entry)
12:30 PM –   Awards Ceremony
2:00 PM –     YMCA Kids’ Zone closes

 

Sunday schedule:

5:00 AM –  Registration Opens
6:00 AM –  50 Mile Race start
8:00 AM –  50 km Race start
9:00 AM –  YMCA Kids’ Zone opens
10:00 AM – 25km Race start
12:00 PM –  BBQ opens (free to runners)
2:00 PM –   YMCA Kids’ Zone closes
2:00 PM –   Awards Ceremony 50K & 25K
4:30 PM –   Awards Ceremony 50 Mile race
7:00 PM –   Course closes

For more information, including registration steps, please visit Salomon Trail Running Festival.
Please feel free to visit the FAQ section and reach 
Event Director Erik Boucher with any questions: 207-210-8655 (mobile)/info@pinelandtrails.com. 

 



Date: 
Sat, May 27th, 8:30am to Sun, May 28th, 7:00pm
Annual Event: 
Yes

Epic Finale

The 12th Annual Epic Finale 5k will take place on December 31st, 2017 starting at 10:00 AM in West Market Square in Downtown Bangor!

Download a Registration Form Here

REGISTER EARLY TO GET A SHIRT AND/OR A HAT!

> REGISTER ONLINE HERE <

Youth (14 & Under) – Includes Awesome Shirt – $20

Adult – Awesome Shirt Only – $20

Adult – Awesome Shirt & Awesome Hat – $25

 

Day Of Registration will be open around 830 AM in Epic Sports.

All Ages Day-of Registration Fee – $25

Event is hosted by Epic Sports, 6 Central Street, Bangor/207.941-5670/info@epicsportsofmaine.coms

Date: 
Sun, Dec 31st,
10:00am to 12:00pm
City: 
Annual Event: 
Yes
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Icy Elf 5k and Kids' Run

Help us prepare for Santa with a 5k through the streets of Waldoboro! 

December 17th at 3pm

$15 for 5K - Kids' Run is FREE! Registration ends on December 16th. 

For all event information including registation and a course map please visit https://runsignup.com/Race/ME/Waldoboro/IcyElf5K

(Patriots play at 4:30 so there's plenty of time to run AND catch the game!) 

FAQ 

What if it snows? We run in the snow in Waldoboro. No, really. What if it snows a lot? In Waldoboro, we run in the snow.

Will there be prizes? Yup. Stay tuned!  

Can I dress in a ridiculous costume? Sure. We encourage it. There will even be a prize for the best costume! 

Can I dress up in a Hannukah theme? Go for it.

What time does Santa come? 6pm. Local businesses will be open in the village with hot drinks and cookies and other fun stuff. Or you could go to the Narrows Tavern and watch the Patriots play. 

What if I just want to walk? Walkers are absolutely welcome. The more the merrier! Just keep in mind that sunset on the 17th is at 4:01, because winter is the worst.

What if I cheat? Two words: naughty list.   

Date: 
Sun, Dec 17th,
3:00pm to 5:00pm
City: 
Annual Event: 
Yes
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Robert Burns 10k Road Race

January 28th ~ 9:30am - Wesbrook Community Center, 426 Bridge Street, Westbrook,

“There is no such uncertainty as a sure thing.” -Robert Burns

The idea of the Robert Burns 10k race was born out of conversation over good food, wine and beer, and positive vibes at our fellow comrade Chips rooftop patio. Having for so many years competed in events, we were excited and passionate to finally learn the ropes of putting on a well managed race ourselves. We agreed that the event should be unique, support a good cause, and have a special personal element connected to the theme of the race. Both of us celebrate our ancestry and connection to the cultural gifts of the Scottish Heritage, and thought of who better to embody the spirit of this race Than Robert Burns- The most cherished and celebrated Poet from Scotland. The proceeds of the race will go to the Westbrook High School Alternative Learning Bike Shop, a hands-on learning program for kids who are at risk of dropping out. We believe that people learn in many different ways, and all too often schools don’t provide adequate options for hands on/ alternative learning. Many children’s full potential to learn is not realized simply due to the fact that different learning styles are not embraced and cultivated in the education system, and that is something we are trying to change. In this program kids learn about science and physics through the mechanics of bicycle repair. -Ned Swain & Myles Courtney, race founders.

RACE DETAILS

ENTRY FEE:
$25 until 11:59pm Dec 20/$30 until 11:59pm Jan 26

REGISTRATION: Click HERE to sign up!

ENTRANTS LIST: Click HERE

RACE DATE: Sunday January 28th, 2018

START TIME: 9:30AM

START LOCATION: Registration, bib pickup and the start is at the Westbrook Community Center, 426 Bridge St, Westbrook, ME, 04092

FINISH LOCATION: Just across the parking lot from the start.

QUESTIONS & INFO:  See FAQ, course map and additional event details at  robertburns10K.com

Date: 
Sun, Jan 28th,
9:30am to 11:00am
City: 
Annual Event: 
Yes
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The Ugly Sweater 5k and Merry Mile Fun Run

The Ugly Sweater 5k and Merry Mile Fun Run (or Walk)  

December 2, 2017, 9am ~ Shaw's, Route One, Falmouth 

Proceeds benefit the Falmouth Memorial Library. 

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Route 1 Falmouth,  ME

• The Ugly Sweater 5K and Merry Fun Run / Walk Mile are part of the Very Merry Falmouth weekend celebration with many events on Friday and Saturday. The 5K is at 9 AM and the Fun Run / Walk is at 10 AM.

• The venue is located on the green space near Shaws Supermarket next to Route 1. The start and finish lines are next to the green space. 

• Bib pick up and race day registration is in the tent on the green space. 

• Refreshments will be available to runners and walkers after each event. 

• Parking will be available in the outer lots next to Route 1 keeping spaces available closer to Shaws for their customers. 

• Directions – The green space at Shaws on Rt 1 is near the intersection with Bucknam Road. Those coming from outside Falmouth can take exit 10 of Rt 295. 
Ugly Sweater 5K at 9 AM - Details  
• Registration fee includes t-shirt if one registers before November 15. The fee is $30.00. Walkers are strongly discouraged from entering this event. The Fun Run / Walk is intended for any walkers. 

• Course – Rt 1 south to Rt 88. North to Old Mill, turn right, left on to Edgewater, right on to Anderson, left on to Ridgeway, left on to Rt 88, right on to Depot, right on to pedestrian way along Rt 1, right on to Shaws entrance to finish line. 

• Awards – First place male and female plus first place of each 10 year age group; 5K runners with Ugly Sweaters also eligible for first, second or third place awards for ugliest sweatshirt. 

• T-Shirts are available to runners who sign up by November 24. Ugly Sweater Merry Fun Run/Walk Mile at 10 AM - Details  
• Registration fee is free with ugly sweater. Donations are encouraged to support the Falmouth Library. The suggested amount is $15.00. T-shirts are available at extra cost. Runners and walkers will not be timed. This is an event to show off one’s ugly sweater and parade along Rt 1. 

• Course is down and back along the pedestrian way next to Rt 1.
• Awards – First, second and third place awards will be given to the ugliest sweaters as voted by runners, walkers and spectators. 5K runners can participate. 
• T-Shirts are available for sale in advance by November 24 
Enjoy the festiviites as Falmouth celebrates its 300th anniversary! 

 

 

 

Date: 
Sat, Dec 2nd,
9:00am to 11:00am
City: 
Annual Event: 
Yes
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Portland Brewers Trails Holiday Dash 5k

Join Portland Trails and Rí Rá Portland for a Portland holiday tradition, featuring your favorite local trails and brews from your favorite local breweries! Run the trails in your winter gear, and enjoy a hearty brunch and a beer!

**Sign up soon, this race always sell out!**

$35 includes brunch, a ticket for a pint of a local beverage and a "swanky" Holiday Dash race knit beanie! 

Race starts at 11am, with a brunch by RiRa Irish Pub to follow. All participants get a ticket to the after-party brunch buffet, one beer ticket, and a Holiday Dash knit beanie! Your race entry supports Portland Trails and the trails and green spaces you know and love.

This event is 21+
More info at: trails.org/holiday-dash

FMI: www.facebook.com/events/324101668065307/

Date: 
Sun, Dec 10th,
11:00am to 2:00pm
City: 
Annual Event: 
Yes
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Old Orchard Beach Lobster Dip

34th Annual Old Orchard Beach Lobster Dip ~ Maine's largest and original ocean dip with proceeds to benefit Special Olympics Maine.

Interested in supporting Special Olympics Maine?! CLICK HERE to make a donation.

FMI: call 207-879-0489

Date: 
Sun, Dec 31st,
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Annual Event: 
Yes
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Polar Bear Dip & Dash in Portland's East End

Polar Bear Dip & Dash - 5k - National Resources Council of Maine 

Join us to earn bragging rights while helping us raise awareness about climate change and funds in support of our work to keep Maine a special place! 

Energy efficiency, clean air, and renewable energy sources are a priority for National Resources Council of Maine (NRCM). Every cent raised from the Dip & Dash will be used to directly support our work for a clean energy future for Maine.

5K “warm up” run around Portland’s Back Cove trail: 11:00 a.m.
(Registration started at 9:00 a.m. at the Back Cove parking lot across from Hannaford)

Polar Bear Dip into Casco Bay: Noon
Shuttle returned participants to Back Cove parking lot after dip.

Cool prizes from local businesses for 5K winners by age class, and also for best costume, top fundraisers, and team spirit!

Help us celebrate by entering our Dip & Dash Trivia Contest – all entries must be received by December 10th.

https://www.nrcm.org/nrcm-events/nrcm-polar-bear-dip-dash/

Date: 
Sun, Dec 31st,
9:00am to 1:00pm
City: 
Annual Event: 
Yes
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