Boys and Girls Club Patriots Day 5-Miler

5 Mile

Event Date

Sun, Apr 17, 2016

Address

Portland, ME

About This Activity

Oldest road race in Maine. Proceeds benefit Boys & Girls Clubs Alumni Association Scholarships.

WE ARE HAVING A RAFFLE FOR A PAIR OF BOSTON RED SOX TICKETS IN THE INFIELD GRANDSTANDS.

Watch 2010 Start Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gOQWV8YlS6I

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HOTELS with discounted rates also available if booked by April 1st

Clarion Airport Hotel

1230 Congress St Portland, Maine 207-774-5611

2.6 Miles from Start! 0.1 miles from Portland Amtrak’s Downeaster Train Station!

Up to 4 people per room.

http://www.clarionhotel.com/hotel-portland-maine-ME061

Falmouth Inn

209 US Route 1 Falmouth, Maine 1-800-499-2120

Quiet Stay 6 miles from Start! http://www.falmouthinn.net/ (Mention website for $5 off or AAA Members get discounts).

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Packet Pickup 10AM to 2PM on Saturday April 16, 2016 at Fleet Feet Maine Running Company 309 Marginal Way in Portland, Maine.

$18 EARLY BIRD THROUGH DECEMBER 31ST, $20 THEREAFTER, $25 RACE DAY


Amenities:

First 300 registrants in the 5-mile race receive a t-shirt.

All registrants 18 and under receive a YEAR LONG Membership to the Boys and Girls Club.

All registrants receive a Portland Sea Dog's General Admission Ticket to a 2015 game.

ALL REGISTRANTS RECEIVE ONE (1) COMPLIMENTARY ENTRY for Red Sox Raffle. Additional chances may be purchased here or on race day for $5/chance or 5 chances for $20.

FREE PIZZA to all runners after the race.                    

Race Day Registration and Final Packet Pickup begins at 9AM at the Boys and Girls Club.

Free kids' run begins at 11 a.m., and the 5-miler starts at noon. Register online at: http://www.baystateevents.com/Search/event.aspx?event=fe3d0309-d84d-48a0-91b9-1dc52aa39cf4.aspx

Cash awards will be given to to the top three men and women overall, and awards go to first, second, and THIRD-place finishers in the following categories: 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+, 1st Boys & Girls Club member, 1st Alumni Association member, 1st Wheelchair Athlete.

Awards to First & Second Team in Running Clubs, Corporate Teams, and Open Teams with 4 or more members. Cash Prizes to first place teams in all 3 categories.

Trophies go to the top two in these age groups: 12 & Under, 13-14, 15-16, 17-18.

Refreshments and water at the end of the race for runners.
 
 
Directions From the South: Take Interstate 95 to Exit 44 South Portland/Downtown Portland I-295, merge onto Interstate 295. Take I-295 to Exit 7 Franklin St and go straight through 2 sets of lights and at the third set, turn right. Registration 0.1 miles ahead.
 
Directions From the North: Take Interstate 295 to Exit 7 Franklin St. Go straight through 2 sets of lights and at the third set turn right. Registration 0.1 miles ahead.
 
Directions From the West: Take US Route 302 to end in Portland, Maine. Turn left onto Portland Street, go through a stop sign and turn right. At the next light turn left registration is located 0.1 miles ahead.
 
Parking: All METERS are FREE on Sunday in Portland. Please DO NOT PARK in any vacant lot unless authorized to do so. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE for you being towed for illegally parking in an unauthorized parking spot.

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