Running / Trails & Hiking

The MURPH - 5k

The “MURPH”
5 Mile Trail Race / Walk

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Walkers / Runners - 8:30am Start

McMann Athletic Complex • City of Bath

 

“THE MURPH”  is a mixed-terrain, 5-mile race/walk on Bath’s beautiful Whiskeag Trail in memory of Navy Seal, LT Michael P. Murphy.

All proceeds go to supporting: The Michael P. Murphy Scholarship, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Fields for Our Future and Bath Parks & Recreation Department.

Register at www.bathrecreation.com

 

 

Date: 
Sat, May 6th,
8:30am to 2:15pm
City: 
Annual Event: 
Yes
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MURPH

Epic 5K Finale - Bangor

The 11th Annual Epic Finale 5k will take place on December 31st, 2016 starting at 9:00 AM in West Market Square in Downtown Bangor!

Download a Registration Form Here

or Register Online

Pre-Registration is open until 12/30. Shirts and Beanies are available while supplies last.

Youth (14 & Under) – $15 (Includes Shirt*)

Adult – $20 (Includes Shirt*)

All Ages – $25 (Includes Shirt & Hat*)

http://www.epicsportsofmaine.com/epic-5k-finale/

Date: 
Sat, Dec 31st, 10:00pm
City: 
Annual Event: 
Yes

Jingle Bell Jog ~ Kiwanis Club of Rockland

 

 
Jingle Bell Jog  
Kiwanis Club of Rockland
Race Location & Date
Intersection of Park Street and Main StreetRockland,
Maine04841
Saturday, December 17, 2016
Online Registration Close Date & Time
Friday, December 16, 2016 5:00 PM (EST)

 

Race Director-  Joshua Scholz  joshua.scholz@gmail.com

Race day registration at 7AM

8AM for Festive Family Frolic, 8:45AM for the Little Elves Dash and 9:45 for the 5K Race

If race is cancelled because of extreme weather conditions NO REFUNDS

Date: 
Sat, Dec 17th,
8:00am to 11:00am
City: 
Annual Event: 
Yes

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
City: 
Annual Event: 
Yes

Kennebunks Seaside Santa Dash

Kennebunks Seaside Santa Dash 

Saturday, December 10, 2016 ~ 10am

Gooch's Beach, Kennebunk

Free Santa elf suit to those who register by November 10th. 

Participants are asked to bring a small unwrapped gift to donate to Toys for Tots if you can ~ not mandatory. 

Entry Fees:

5k - $30

10k - $35

Elf Race - $10

For more info go to www.seasidesantadash.com

 

Date: 
Sat, Dec 10th,
10:00am to 12:00pm
City: 
Annual Event: 
Yes

Reindeer Dash for Toys 2016 - Rockland

Reindeer Dash for Toys for Tots 2016 - Rockland, First National Bank, 63 Union Street Branch, Rockland 

9 am registration - 10am race start

Get out your ugliest sweater, Santa hat and running shoes 'cause the 3rd Annual Reindeer Dash for Toys for Tots is coming to town on Sunday, December 4 at 10 a.m. at First National Bank, Union Street Branch in Rockland. This year's 4-mile road race is presented by KDK Screen Printing & Embroidery and will benefit the Toys for Tots, Knox County.

There will be awards for the top three male and female finishers as well as the ugliest sweater.

The cost for the race is $15 with a donation of a new, unwrapped toy, or $20 without a toy.
Long sleeve tech tee shirts will be given to those registered before November 18.

Race registrations with toy donations can be dropped off at KDK, 33 Shepard Drive, off route 1, Thomaston/Rockland line. Or mail your registration to KDK, 33 Shepard Drive., Thomaston, ME 04861. Checks should be made payable to Toys for Tots.

Sponsors are needed for the race, as well as volunteers before and during the race.

FMI on the race contact Trina Johnson, 975-0165, info@kdkshop.com
The Reindeer Dash is on facebook: facebook.com/reindeerdash4toys

FMI on the local Toys for Tots contact Joan Vargas, 354-6282, or visit the chapter web page: http://rockland-me.toysfortots.org/local-coordinator-sites/lco-sites/default.aspx

 

Date: 
Sun, Dec 4th,
9:00am to 11:00am
City: 
Annual Event: 
Yes

Beat Santa 4 Miler - Old Orchard Beach

Beat Santa 3 Miler - Sunday, December 4th
Created by 5K Sports Race Management
 
Brunswick Hotel 39 W Grand AveOld Orchard Beach
 
Online Registration Close Date & Time - Saturday, December 03, 2016 7:00 PM (EST)

Race location: Brunswick Hotel 39 W Grand Ave., Old Orchard BeachMaine,  04064

*  Awards: Top male & female overall and top male & female in each age group, 1-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-99

*  Finish the race before the mystery Santa and receive $10.00 off your entry fee for 2017.  What will the mystery Santa run?

*  Best costume award, 3 family team awards with 2 or more runners

*  First 100 pre registered receive Wrightsock running socks (retail $11.00), 200 custom race bibs 

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

*  Race proceeds with be made to The Martin W. Richard Charitabe Foundation

*  Online Course Map and 3D Video Flyover
 
Date: 
Sun, Dec 4th,
10:00am to 12:00pm
Annual Event: 
Yes

2016 Strut for Strays 5k Trail Run & Dog Walk

2016 Strut for Strays 5K Trail Run & Dog Walk Registration is HERE!

Come join us at Titcomb Mountain for the 3rd annual Strut for Strays 5K Trail Run & Dog Walk on Chester Greenwood Day, Saturday, December 3rd at 8 a.m.! We’ll be run/walking the Nordic Trails of Titcomb Mountain and the Whistlestop Trail. Afterwards, we’d love to have you join us for the parade walk, lining up at 10am at Mallett School.

Registration is $20 per walker/runner and includes a 2016 event T-shirt for the first 50 registrants! You can register online here:

Active.com Online Registration

Or stop into the shelter to fill out a registration and visit our furry friends while you’re here!

Come join us for the parade after at the Mallett School at 10am! 

 

Date: 
Sat, Dec 3rd,
8:00am to 11:00am
City: 
Annual Event: 
Yes

7th Annual Falmouth Hockey Frozen 5k

 7th Annual Falmouth Hockey Frozen 5K - Falmouth Ice Hockey Association

November 27, 2016 @ 9am

 

Falmouth Middle School, 74 Woodville Road, Falmouth

Race Day Registration: $25/Pre-Register - $20/Under 18 - $15 

Registration closes online Saturday, November 26 at 4pm 

 

Free High Performance T-shirts for the first 75 to register! Prizes - Fresh Christmas tree to top male and female!

8 Agre Group Medal Categories! 

www.falmouthhockey.org   www.Running4Free.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date: 
Sun, Nov 27th, 9:00am
City: 
Annual Event: 
Yes

Saco Turkey Trot - Thanksgiving Day

 

November 24, 2016

XL Sports World, Saco 

What are our finest qualities, and who do we want to be as an athlete, family member and member of the larger community? Whether it’s determination, hard work, humor, or something else entirely, we want to see you bring it to the 2016 Saco Turkey Trot. Gather your family and friends and join us for this Thanksgiving morning tradition!

Help Your Neighbors

After a few years off, the Saco Turkey Trot is back and ready to stuff the local pantry again! Participants are asked to bring as many non-perishable food items as they can carry on race day. Invite your friends to run with you, or just ask them to help you with donations of their own that you can bring to our giant Turkey Trot collection!

We’re going to get going nice and early so everyone still has time to make a Turkey Dinner! Race Day registration at the Ramada Inn opens at 6:30am on Thanksgiving morning if you didn’t pre-register.We will start the 1k Kids Fun Run at 8:00am so friends and family get a chance to watch the young ones. The 5k and 10k runs will start at 8:30 and the walkers will leave right behind the runners. To finish it out the award ceremony, raffle, and costume awards will start at 10:00 and will go until we give everything out.

 Learn more about the items the Saco Food Pantry is in need of!

http://www.sacoturkeytrot.com

Date: 
Thu, Nov 24th,
8:30am to 10:30am
City: 
Annual Event: 
Yes

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