Close to the Coast 5K & 10K
Join us on 08/29/2022(race date estimated)
Close to the Coast 5K & 10K Race Description
The 25th Annual Race will be held on Saturday August 29, 2020 at 9:00 am, At Winslow Memorial Park at the end of Staples Point Road in Freeport. Race and awards are followed by a FREE after race BBQ with FREE food, live band and adult beverage tent from Gritty's for all racers and their families.
DUE TO THE COVID-19 THE 2020 RACE HAS BEEN CANCELLED. NEXT YEAR'S DATE IS JUNE 12, 2021
All events rain or shine. Both the 5k and the 10k begin at the entrance of Winslow Park and the course is run on quiet roads and the forest trails along the ocean in the beautiful Park.
The first 500 racers will receive a free custom logo pint glass!! First 250 runners will receive a free t-shirt.
Online registration ends August 28th at 5:00 pm. IF YOU MISS ONLINE REGISTRATION, YOU CAN REGISTER IN PERSON AT EITHER PACKET PICK-UP FRIDAY August 28th (see below) OR AT THE RACE ON SATURDAY. DAY OF REGISTRATION OPENS AT 7:00 AM. WE WILL ACCEPT, CASH, CHECK OR CREDIT CARDS.
Attentions Walkers: I get asked the question each year about "Can I walk the course?" The answer is YES for 5k sign-ups.
Packet Pick-up/Same day registration opens at 7:00 am and is $25.00 . Same day packet pick-up and registration will be located in the covered picnic area next to the main bathrooms at the Park and will open at 7:00 am.
Pre-Race packet pick-up will be held on August 28, 2020 from 4-7 at Freeport Integrated Health Center, 174 S. Freeport Rd, Freeport. www.freeport-chiro.com
PRIZES: We pride ourselves on our unique Race Prizes, PIES from Valley View Orchard Pies! http://valleyvieworchardpies.com/wp/
The top 2 finishers overall and in each race category (both 5k & 10k male and female) receive a pie! What better way to enjoy your pie then with your friends and family at a post race barbecue!
Race to Benefit Scholarships!
ALL race proceeds support the Freeport Rotary Club Educational Scholarship Program. For the past 25 years the Freeport Rotary Club has given over $200,000 in scholarships. Please help us continue this great cause.
For children, there is a 1K Kids Fun Run will begin at 10:00 am, all children participating in the race receive a prize provided by Wilbur's of Maine. Yum! No registration required for the fun run.
ITS ALL ABOUT the after party!! Race is followed by a FREE after race BBQ, with LIVE Band (TBD), with FREE food from Buck's BBQ in Freeport and FREE adult beverage tent from Gritty's for all racers and their families.
- Location: Freeport, ME 04032
- Race Date: 2020/08/29 09:00:00 AM (Saturday)
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