What: Kick Out Mesothelioma 5-Miler & 2.5 Mile Walk
When: Friday September 2nd, 2016 5-Miler 6:30PM 2.5 Mile Walk 6:45PM
Packet Pickup*: Fleet Feet Maine Running 309 Marginal Way Portland, Maine
Start Location: Cutter St & Eastern Promenade /Finish at Sewage Treatment Plant Rd & Marginal Way
For whom: Proceeds benefit Mesothelioma Research. Race is in memory of John W. Griffin, a pipefitter, Navy veteran, & City Councilor who passed away in 2003 after a 1 month diagnosis of cancer including mesothelioma.
After party is at Fore Play Sports Pub 436 Fore St with food, Coors Light & Shipyard Beverage Specials & football games on HD TVs.
ALL PARTICIPANTS ENTERED INTO A RAFFLE FOR A PAIR OF TICKETS FOR A NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS GAME(PARTICIPANTS & SPECTATORS MAY PURCHASE ADDITIONAL CHANCES ONLINE OR EVENT DAY FOR $5 PER CHANCE)
$50 CASH PRIZES FOR OVERALL WINNERS.
CUSTOM BIB NUMBERS FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS.
Cost: EARLY BIRD 5-MILER $17 BY APRILl 30TH $20 THEREAFTER UNTIL RACE DAY
EARLY BIRD 2.5 Mile Walk $15 BY APRIL 30TH, $17 THEREAFTER UNTIL RACE DAY
Awards: Top 2 Overall and Top 2 in 10-year age groups 19 & Under through 80 & Over
Team Awards NEW IN 2014: Top Club, Corporate, and Open Teams (4 person minimum to score)
$25 Race Day Registration for both events. Registration/Packet Pickup 4-5:45PM @ Fleet Feet Maine Running.
*This is a point-to-point race for packet pickup and the after party. 5-Miler Start is approximately 1.3 miles from Fleet Feet Maine Running. Finish for both events is 0.3 miles from Fleet Feet Maine Running Company. Maps will be provided. The rides there are your responsibility. Join our Facebook page for ride forum if you need rides to the start. PLEASE DO NOT PARK NEAR THE START AREA, DUE TO CONCERT SET-UP.
Directions to Start
From Fleet Feet Maine Running Company on Marginal Way, take a left out of the parking lot onto Diamond St and turn left onto Fox St. At your second stop sign bear slightly to the left and continue up Walnut St. Continue to the end and turn right onto the Eastern Promenade, race start is 0.5 miles on your left.
Directions to Fore Play Sports Pub
Follow Marginal Way to Franklin St & turn left at the light. At your 5th set of lights turn right onto Fore St. Fore Play 0.3 miles on your left.