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Aug
18
Sat
Craft Brew Races @ Edward Payson Park
Aug 18 @ 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Craft Brew Races @ Edward Payson Park | Portland | Maine | United States

Join us on August 18th as the Craft Brew Races return to Portland! Featuring 40+ local and regional breweries, this craft beer hotspot is a highlight of the season.

The Craft Brew Race consists of a relaxed 5k (walkers welcome) around beautiful Back Cove followed by a beer festival with included samples, all set in picture-perfect Payson Park.

Beer fest-only tickets and Designated Driver tickets are also available. Visit bit.ly/CBRPOR2018 to snag your tickets now!

This is a 21+ event. No children, no pets, no exceptions.

FMI: craftbrewraces.com/portland

Aug
19
Sun
Kennebec Land Trust Tri-Sport Challenge: Swim, Paddle, Run @ Camp Winnebago
Aug 19 all-day
Kennebec Land Trust Tri-Sport Challenge: Swim, Paddle, Run @ Camp Winnebago | Fayette | Maine | United States

The Kennebec Land Trust is hosting our fifth annual tri-sport challenge. This fun and casual challenge, includes a quarter mile swim, half mile paddle, and 5k run.
You may compete as an individual or as part of a team. Keep in mind that the races will overlap so individuals may not race in the relay event or vice versa. ** If you want an extra person for the paddle leg, it is still considered a relay entry, as a team of two.

Check-In opens at 7:45 AM

Individual and Relay Category Start at 9:00 AM

Contact us or visit our website for more information!

Online registration is encouraged, an additional fee of $5.00 will be added for day-of registration.

The Kennebec Land Trust Annual Meeting, featuring a potluck cook out and the Oshima Brothers will follow! All are welcome to attend. Registration fee waived for Tri-Sport Competitors.

FMI: www.tklt.org/trisportchallenge

Aug
21
Tue
Back Cove Run @ Edward Payson Park
Aug 21 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
Back Cove Run @ Edward Payson Park  | Portland | Maine | United States

Come on out and join the Runaways Run Club for a free, all levels 3.5 mile group run around the Back Cove Trail in Portland every Tuesday. This is an informal and fun group run, go at whatever pace you’d like, for first placers to first timers! We’re meeting at Payson Park at the parking lot nearest to the trail / Baxter Blvd and we’ll be taking off on the run no later than 6:05am, just FYI. See you there!

FMI: www.facebook.com/runawaysrunclub/

Aug
22
Wed
Runaway Wednesdays @ Various pubs in Portland
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm
Runaway Wednesdays @ Various pubs in Portland | Portland | Maine | United States

Runaways Run Club is a Maine based weekly running meetup that offers Wednesday night pub runs and Sunday morning trail runs, for all speeds and levels.

FMI: www.facebook.com/runawaywednesdays

Waterville Pub Run @ Meet at Concourse in Waterville
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Waterville Pub Run @ Meet at Concourse in Waterville

Join us for a weekly group run and pub social. We will meet at the Concourse in downtown Waterville near the back side of Key Bank. This is not a race or competitive event. We will go for a run of about 3 miles and then stop by one of the Waterville pubs. If enough people show up, we can split into multiple groups of different distances and/or speeds.

FMI: www.facebook.com/events/296570070882769/

Aug
23
Thu
Old Port Pub Run @ Meet at Liquid Riot
Aug 23 @ 6:15 pm
Old Port Pub Run @ Meet at Liquid Riot | Portland | Maine | United States

Free Group Run every Thursday at 6:15 p.m. with after-run libations at Liquid Riot.

Meet at Liquid Riot.

I Run.Drink.Socialize

FMI: www.facebook.com/oldportpubrunME

Aug
24
Fri
Glow in the Park @ Shaw Park, Gorham
Aug 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Glow in the Park @  Shaw Park, Gorham | Gorham | Maine | United States

Mark your calendars for the Glow in the Park family Fun Run
Friday, AUGUST 24 – Rain date August 25
online registration closes WED AUG 23.
On site registration 6-7pm

Come on out to Shaw Park for an evening of family fun, and take part in a 5K or 1.5 -mile fun run/walk.
Enjoy the pre race and post-race dance party.

The 5K and 1.5-mile fun run/walk will not be timed.

T-shirts available for purchase at Shaw Park – $15.00 each

Before we send everyone off glowing around the course, we will be handing out special prizes for Glow runners who are the brightest, most flashy, and most reflective.

Proceeds benefit recreation programs and Shaw Park improvements.

ages 0-4 free
ages 5-10 $6.00
ages 11-17 $8
ages 18+ $10.00
Registration fee includes bib and glow in the dark necklace, and bracelet

FMI: https://www.gorhamrec.com/info/activities/program_details.aspx?ProgramID=29000

https://www.facebook.com/events/219301718882606/

Aug
25
Sat
4th annual naples causeway 5k @ Naples Marina
Aug 25 @ 8:00 am

walk/run race easy course fund raiser for Dempsey Center
shady, funfilled
live entertainment & much more

FMI: https://www.facebook.com/events/201584693810215/

Aug
28
Tue
Back Cove Run @ Edward Payson Park
Aug 28 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
Back Cove Run @ Edward Payson Park  | Portland | Maine | United States

Come on out and join the Runaways Run Club for a free, all levels 3.5 mile group run around the Back Cove Trail in Portland every Tuesday. This is an informal and fun group run, go at whatever pace you’d like, for first placers to first timers! We’re meeting at Payson Park at the parking lot nearest to the trail / Baxter Blvd and we’ll be taking off on the run no later than 6:05am, just FYI. See you there!

FMI: www.facebook.com/runawaysrunclub/

Aug
29
Wed
Runaway Wednesdays @ Various pubs in Portland
Aug 29 @ 6:00 pm
Runaway Wednesdays @ Various pubs in Portland | Portland | Maine | United States

Runaways Run Club is a Maine based weekly running meetup that offers Wednesday night pub runs and Sunday morning trail runs, for all speeds and levels.

FMI: www.facebook.com/runawaywednesdays

Waterville Pub Run @ Meet at Concourse in Waterville
Aug 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Waterville Pub Run @ Meet at Concourse in Waterville

Join us for a weekly group run and pub social. We will meet at the Concourse in downtown Waterville near the back side of Key Bank. This is not a race or competitive event. We will go for a run of about 3 miles and then stop by one of the Waterville pubs. If enough people show up, we can split into multiple groups of different distances and/or speeds.

FMI: www.facebook.com/events/296570070882769/

Aug
30
Thu
Old Port Pub Run @ Meet at Liquid Riot
Aug 30 @ 6:15 pm
Old Port Pub Run @ Meet at Liquid Riot | Portland | Maine | United States

Free Group Run every Thursday at 6:15 p.m. with after-run libations at Liquid Riot.

Meet at Liquid Riot.

I Run.Drink.Socialize

FMI: www.facebook.com/oldportpubrunME

Sep
4
Tue
Back Cove Run @ Edward Payson Park
Sep 4 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
Back Cove Run @ Edward Payson Park  | Portland | Maine | United States

Come on out and join the Runaways Run Club for a free, all levels 3.5 mile group run around the Back Cove Trail in Portland every Tuesday. This is an informal and fun group run, go at whatever pace you’d like, for first placers to first timers! We’re meeting at Payson Park at the parking lot nearest to the trail / Baxter Blvd and we’ll be taking off on the run no later than 6:05am, just FYI. See you there!

FMI: www.facebook.com/runawaysrunclub/

Sep
5
Wed
Runaway Wednesdays @ Various pubs in Portland
Sep 5 @ 6:00 pm
Runaway Wednesdays @ Various pubs in Portland | Portland | Maine | United States

Runaways Run Club is a Maine based weekly running meetup that offers Wednesday night pub runs and Sunday morning trail runs, for all speeds and levels.

FMI: www.facebook.com/runawaywednesdays

Sep
6
Thu
Old Port Pub Run @ Meet at Liquid Riot
Sep 6 @ 6:15 pm
Old Port Pub Run @ Meet at Liquid Riot | Portland | Maine | United States

Free Group Run every Thursday at 6:15 p.m. with after-run libations at Liquid Riot.

Meet at Liquid Riot.

I Run.Drink.Socialize

FMI: www.facebook.com/oldportpubrunME

Sep
11
Tue
Back Cove Run @ Edward Payson Park
Sep 11 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
Back Cove Run @ Edward Payson Park  | Portland | Maine | United States

Come on out and join the Runaways Run Club for a free, all levels 3.5 mile group run around the Back Cove Trail in Portland every Tuesday. This is an informal and fun group run, go at whatever pace you’d like, for first placers to first timers! We’re meeting at Payson Park at the parking lot nearest to the trail / Baxter Blvd and we’ll be taking off on the run no later than 6:05am, just FYI. See you there!

FMI: www.facebook.com/runawaysrunclub/

Sep
12
Wed
Runaway Wednesdays @ Various pubs in Portland
Sep 12 @ 6:00 pm
Runaway Wednesdays @ Various pubs in Portland | Portland | Maine | United States

Runaways Run Club is a Maine based weekly running meetup that offers Wednesday night pub runs and Sunday morning trail runs, for all speeds and levels.

FMI: www.facebook.com/runawaywednesdays

Sep
13
Thu
Old Port Pub Run @ Meet at Liquid Riot
Sep 13 @ 6:15 pm
Old Port Pub Run @ Meet at Liquid Riot | Portland | Maine | United States

Free Group Run every Thursday at 6:15 p.m. with after-run libations at Liquid Riot.

Meet at Liquid Riot.

I Run.Drink.Socialize

FMI: www.facebook.com/oldportpubrunME

Sep
15
Sat
River Jam 5k Run/Walk @ Clifford Park Entrance
Sep 15 all-day
River Jam 5k Run/Walk @ Clifford Park Entrance | Biddeford | Maine | United States

Early Bird Rate Through May 15. First 100 runners will receive a beautiful, free, tech t-shirt!

Heart of Biddeford is excited to present the River Jam 5K, a fun run (or walk!) through historic downtown Biddeford! The run starts at Clifford Park and ends at Mechanics Park, where there will be a full day and evening of River Jam activities! Prizes in 6 adult categories plus 2 kid categories!

The 5K will benefit Heart of Biddeford, a Main Street community organization that works to foster economic development and improve the downtown and quality of life within its boundaries.

Registration is $20, and includes a free tech t-shirt (Early Bird discount of $5 until May 15). On-site registration available from 7-8 a.m. on race day for $25.

The course starts at the entrance to Clifford Park on Pool St, and heads west on Pool for 0.3 miles. Runners will turn left onto Hill Street for 0.93 miles then turn right at Saint Louis Field onto West Street for 0.51 miles. At the intersection, runners will turn right onto Alfred Street for 1.15 miles before curving right onto Main St. After turning right onto Main St., runners will turn right again onto Water Street, and finish in front of Mechanics Park.

FMI: runsignup.com/race/me/biddeford/hobriverjam5k

Mt.A Trail Challenge 5K/1 Mile @ pin The Mount Agamenticus Conservation Region
Sep 15 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 am
Mt.A Trail Challenge 5K/1 Mile @ pin 	 The Mount Agamenticus Conservation Region | York | Maine | United States

Town of York Parks & Recreation presents the 2nd Annual Mt.A Trail Challenge 5K & 1 Mile. This event will be limited to 200 participants, with the first 50 registrars receiving a summit parking pass.

Race Day Check-in and Registration will be at the York District Courthouse. All participants must check-in to receive their bib and catch a shuttle to the summit.

Strollers are welcomed on the 1 mile course only.
No dogs please, for their safety and ours.

Entry Details:
5K: $15 Single / $35 Family or Group of 3-4 / $12 Seniors
1 Mile: $10 Single / $20 Family or Group of 3-4 / $8 Seniors

Registration opens Monday, July 16th at 8:30am.

FMI: www.facebook.com/events/1032926490207527/

Funky Bow Trail Hop @ Funky Bow Brewery
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am
Funky Bow Trail Hop @ Funky Bow Brewery | Lyman | Maine | United States

Our annual Funky Bow Trail Hop 5k is coming right up, September 15th! Run through the hills of Lyman, ME and drink some beer afterwards! What could be better? Get signed up now and be part of this folkin’ awesome time!

FMI: runsignup.com/Race/ME/Lyman/FunkyBowTrailHop

Sep
16
Sun
5K Race for Recovery @ Wellspring Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am

Wellspring’s 3rd Annual Race for Recovery will take place on September 16th, 2018. Keep an eye out for updates!

FMI: www.facebook.com/events/2084865131798953/

Sep
18
Tue
Back Cove Run @ Edward Payson Park
Sep 18 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am
Back Cove Run @ Edward Payson Park  | Portland | Maine | United States

Come on out and join the Runaways Run Club for a free, all levels 3.5 mile group run around the Back Cove Trail in Portland every Tuesday. This is an informal and fun group run, go at whatever pace you’d like, for first placers to first timers! We’re meeting at Payson Park at the parking lot nearest to the trail / Baxter Blvd and we’ll be taking off on the run no later than 6:05am, just FYI. See you there!

FMI: www.facebook.com/runawaysrunclub/

Sep
19
Wed
Runaway Wednesdays @ Various pubs in Portland
Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm
Runaway Wednesdays @ Various pubs in Portland | Portland | Maine | United States

Runaways Run Club is a Maine based weekly running meetup that offers Wednesday night pub runs and Sunday morning trail runs, for all speeds and levels.

FMI: www.facebook.com/runawaywednesdays

Sep
20
Thu
Old Port Pub Run @ Meet at Liquid Riot
Sep 20 @ 6:15 pm
Old Port Pub Run @ Meet at Liquid Riot | Portland | Maine | United States

Free Group Run every Thursday at 6:15 p.m. with after-run libations at Liquid Riot.

Meet at Liquid Riot.

I Run.Drink.Socialize

FMI: www.facebook.com/oldportpubrunME