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Jul
19
Fri
Luna Run @ 40 Vaughans Ln
Jul 19 @ 7:30 pm
Luna Run @ 40 Vaughans Ln

Join us on Friday July 19, 2019 at dusk for a night to remember at the all-women’s Luna Run!! Experience the wonder, awe and strength when surrounding yourself with amazing, uplifting women!

Set on the grounds at the beautiful, historic Hamilton House in South Berwick Maine, Luna Run will be an empowering event with all of your best women friends! The course will be a one mile loop which you will walk/run three times to complete the 5k.

You can choose to walk or run as an individual, or with a team.

Join us with your aunts, mothers, sisters and BFFs for an unforgettable experience under the stars! The grounds will open at 5:30pm, and the run begins at dusk and will end with an awesome after party! We will have fun activities supplied by women business owners including glow in the dark nail painting, body painting (on our extremities of course!), hair braiding, chair massages and much more!! Entries include tshirt, unique medal, after party and more! Proceeds after costs will go towards empowering our local young girls in our community!! WE GOT THIS LADIES!!!!

Race options:

Individual, Two-person team or Three person team. Each member will receive a tshirt, medal and post party entry.

FMI: runsignup.com/Race/ME/SouthBerwick/LunaRun5k

Jul
20
Sat
Goodfire Brews & Views 5K
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am
Goodfire Brews & Views 5K

We’re excited to announce the inaugural Goodfire Brews & Views 5K, taking place along the beautiful waterfront of South Portland and Casco Bay on July 20, 2019!

Join us for a fun filled 5K, passing through Bug Light Park and ending at the American Legion #35 where runners will be greeted with two 16 oz cans of delicious craft brew by Goodfire Brewing!

To learn more or to register, visit: brewsandviews5k.com

FMI: https://www.facebook.com/events/326065398284585/

Sep
8
Sun
Lake Auburn Half, 5K Walk/Run, and Kids Fun Run @ Central Maine Community College
Sep 8 @ 7:30 am
Lake Auburn Half, 5K Walk/Run, and Kids Fun Run @ Central Maine Community College

Join us for our 8th Annual Lake Auburn Half Marathon, 5K Walk/Run and Kids Fun Run at Central Maine Community College in Auburn, Maine. Through its partnership with Moving ME Forward (a nonprofit 501(c)3 founded in 2012), this event supports the local community through personal, business, and private contributions focused on supporting Maine communities to provide a healthier place to live.

The monies generated from this race provide the primary funding for the Moving ME Forward Grant Program. Moving ME forward provides mentoring, programming and resources to health and fitness professionals so that they can help others improve their wellness.

Each year, Moving ME Forward gives back 10,000- 20,000 dollars for “People to help People”. It influences the community through financial aid, internships, mentor-ships, volunteer services and needed supplies such as sneakers and warm clothing. We hope to exceed that amount this year and watch these programs continue to positively impact our community.

FMI: https://www.facebook.com/events/717055815326743/

Lake Auburn Half Marathon & 5K @ Central Maine Community College
Sep 8 @ 8:00 am – 12:30 pm
Lake Auburn Half Marathon & 5K @ Central Maine Community College

Join us for the 8th Annual Lake Auburn Half Marathon, 5K Walk/Run and Kids Fun Run at Central Maine Community College in Auburn, Maine. Through its partnership with Moving ME Forward (a nonprofit 501(c)3 founded in 2012), this event supports the local community through personal, business, and private contributions focused on supporting Maine communities to provide a healthier place to live.

The monies generated from this race provide the primary funding for the Moving ME Forward Grant Program. We pride ourselves in encouraging community members to pursue healthier lifestyles and every day we get to witness this positive impact through the ripple effect that our ongoing engagement has throughout our local neighborhoods.

Last year we gave over $10,000 to programs that supported our local communities through monies raised during the Lake Auburn Half Marathon, 5K Walk/Run and Kids Fun Run. These programs impacted the community through financial aid, internships, mentorships, volunteer services and needed supplies such as sneakers and warm clothing. We are overjoyed in our anticipation to exceed that amount this year and watch these programs continue to positively impact our community.

This event course includes beautiful views of Lake Auburn and the surrounding countryside making this one of the most scenic half marathons in Maine to participate in. We have partnered with Baxter Brewing Company as the location for packet pick-up in the afternoon/evening before the event. There will also be an opportunity on the morning of the event for packet pick-up at Central Maine Community College. Visit our Running Resources & Tools for local training information through Central Maine Conditioning Clinic –our largest proprietary sponsor for the Lake Auburn Half Marathon.

FMI: lakeauburn.org

Oct
20
Sun
L.L.Bean Flannel 5K – Freeport, ME @ LL Bean
Oct 20 @ 9:00 am
L.L.Bean Flannel 5K - Freeport, ME @ LL Bean | Freeport | Maine | United States

Embrace your inner lumberjack or lumberjill and get ready for a day of fun at the L.L.Bean Flannel 5K in Freeport, ME! Starting with a flannel-themed run, you’ll finish with a party at the local L.L.Bean store where you’ll get tasty pizza and a chance to win gift certificates (ranging from $25 to $100) for the world’s best apparel!

To learn more or to register, visit: flannel5k.net/freeport

FMI: https://www.facebook.com/events/260058128124628/

The L.L.Bean Flannel 5K Series is also hitting:
Mansfield, MA – Oct. 7, 2018:
https://www.facebook.com/events/608408456219563/
Burlington, VT – Oct. 21, 2018: https://www.facebook.com/events/2143377015940053/

Oct
26
Sat
Frightening 5K @ Hybrid Fitness
Oct 26 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Frightening 5K @ Hybrid Fitness

The Frightening 5K walk/run hosted by Hybrid Fitness is set for Saturday, Oct. 27. The annual 5k race event will start with a kid’s race at 8:30 AM. The kid’s race will be 0.25 of a mile. The 5k starting at 9:00 AM is a 3.1-mile race, located at Hybrid Fitness 161 Main Street, Thomaston ME. Registration starts at 7:45 AM. Runners and walkers of all ages are welcome!! This 5K is part of the Midcoast Race Series and organized by the local non-profit, One Community Many Voices.

All the funds raised at the Frightening 5K go directly to the 501c3 Non-Profit, One Community Many Voices (www.ocmv.org). OCMV provides gap funding through a model called: The Art of Good Fellowship – Paying it Forward One Neighbor at a Time. The model creates pathways that meet people where they are to resolve a barrier related to employment/skill building, youth aspirations, elderly independent living, transportation, or well-being as quickly as possible. OCMV is currently collaborating with Hospitality House, MCH, AIO, Rockland and Waldoboro Police Departments, Youthlinks, Knox County Community Health Coalition, Trekkers, Pen Bay YMCA, and The Shields Project. OCMV is a place for these agencies to turn to for simple human solutions to barriers when they have no other means to help an individual that meets the criteria.

The 5K race is open to all and costs $25 on race day and $20 for those who pre-register. Preregistration is available online at www.Runsignup.com. Please come dressed in your BEST costumes! We will have prizes!! The prizes will be awarded for the fastest male and female finishers and for the runner who finishes in the middle of the pack. We will also have some costume prizes, too!

FMI: www.facebook.com/events/2478042075604064/