Miles for Smiles 5K


Event Date

Sat, Jun 4, 2016


Portland, ME


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Running-5K - Individual Age group/open

$30 $30 Closed

About This Activity

The 2nd annual Miles for Smiles 5K put on by Dental Medicine Student Association of UNE College of Dental Medicine takes place around the beautiful Back Cove in Portland, Maine. It starts on the Prebel Street Extension end of the back cove.  One lap around completes the race including a small hill along the way.  Race participants will finish with plenty of encouragment from dental student volunteers.  The event also includes post-race snacks, water, and dental health goodie bags.  All participants recieve a free race T-shirt.  Oral Hygiene Education games will be set up for play before, during, and after racetime.  Families and pets are encouraged to participate!
This year Miles for Smiles will be raising money for Caring Hands of Maine.  This local charity provides high quality healthcare services in rural communities in Maine.  They focus on creating solutions to bring education, prevention, and treatment to communities in effort to promote patterns of healthy behavior for life.  Caring Hands of Maine also educates and trains healthcare proviers in rural Maine. 

Event details and schedule

Check-in:8 AM

Race Start Time: 9 AM

Parking:  Free parking in Prebel Street Extension

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