12th Annual Safe Passage 5K and Community Fiesta

Event Date

Sun, May 1, 2016


Cumberland Center, ME

About This Activity

The annual Safe Passage 5K has been a Maine-favorite race for 11 years—and this year it’s even better than before.

Join us May 1, 2016 for a super fun kids 1K run, an afternoon 5K, and family-friendly fiesta with live, Maine-made Cuban music by Primo Cubano after the race. Wear bright colors and get ready to fundraise, run, and fiesta to benefit Safe Passage!


Race shirts are available for $10 (or $15 on race day)!

Adults: $20 ($25 on day of race)
Students: $8 ($10 on day of race)
Families (2 adults and children under 18): $45 ($60 on day of race)

If you raise at least $100 for Safe Passage, your registration is free!

Event Schedule

Please note: our event is in the afternoon this year.

2:30-3:45 pm day of event registration
4:00 pm 5K run, walk, jog, or skip
4:45 pm kids super fun run
5:00 pm family-friendly community fiesta - FREE for everyone!

Fundraising and Donations

All participants and visitors are encouraged to raise funds to benefit Safe Passage (Camino Seguro) programs in Guatemala City.

Want to connect with other runners? Join the Safe Passage 5K community on Facebook.

Who is Safe Passage?

Safe Passage, founded in 1999 by Yarmouth native Hanley Denning, provides comprehensive education, health and enrichment programs to over 550 students from nearly 300 families living in the community of the Guatemala City garbage dump—one of the largest open landfills in Central America.

Your donations provide hope, education and opportunity to our students and their families in the Guatemala City garbage dump community.

Would you like to sponsor our community event?

Download a copy of our 2016 Sponsor Packet and return it to our U.S. office at 81 Bridge Street, Suite 104, Yarmouth, ME 04096 or outreach@safepassage.org. Please return your sponsor packet by April 1, 2016 for your company logo to appear on our shirts!

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