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Waynflete West End 5K and Fun Run
5K, 1 Mile
Sat, May 16, 2015
5K Run or Walk - 5K Runner or Walker - Age 19 and up
5K Run or Walk - 5K Runner or Walker - Student Age 18 and Under
5K Run or Walk - 5K Runner or Walker - Waynflete Faculty
5K Run or Walk - Family - 2 adults ages 18+ and 2 students ages 0-18
Kids 1 Mile Fun Run - 1 Mile Kids Fun Run - Ages 11 and under
About This Activity
The Waynflete West End 5K and Fun Run is for runners and walkers of all ages and abilities. The event is organized by parent volunteers of Waynflete School and is a fundraiser for the Waynflete Mentoring Program, which pairs Waynflete student mentors with students at nearby Reiche Elementary School.
The certified 5K course begins and ends at Waynflete School on Spring Street in Portland, Maine and winds through the residential streets of the city's historic West End. The route consists of two loops through the neighborhood and around the West End Cemetery via the Western Promenade, which provides the only two significant hills on the course. Otherwise, the route is largely flat, along wide, tree-lined avenues.
Runners are encouraged to form teams of three or more. The team score will be calculated by adding the times of the first three finishers.
Walkers are encouraged and will be timed provided that they complete the course within 1 hour.
The Fun Run for kids ages 12 and under will follow the 5K at 9:30 a.m.
Awards will be given to individual overall, individual age-group, and team winners in the 5K.
A free and optional Couch-to-5K training is offered to anyone registering for the 5K, beginning in late March. Please contact Race Director Maria Gallace at firstname.lastname@example.org or 799-3293 for further info.
Event details and schedule
The 5K begins at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 16. The start is on Storer Street at the heart of Waynflete School's Portland campus, near the intersection of Storer and Spring Streets. Check-in begins at 7:00 a.m. near the race start, with same-day registration available at a cost of $30.00. There is no advance packet pickup.
Free tech race shirts will be given to the first 50 registrants in the 5K.
Parking is available only on-street in the neighborhood, so do allow time to park and check in before race start.
Strollers are permitted, but please leave pets at home.
The 1 Mile Fun Run for kids 11 and under will follow the 5K at 9:30 a.m.
Please contact Race Director Maria Gallace at 799-3293 or email@example.com for further information.