85th Boys & Girls Clubs Patriots Day 5-Miler

Monday, April 21, 2014 12:00 PM
277 Cumberland Ave.
Portland, ME


Event Summary:
Monday April 21, 2014 12Noon 5-Miler. Packet Pickup 10AM to 2PM on Saturday April 19, 2014 at Maine Running Company in Portland.
Event Details:

 

Purchase from a local Road ID Affliliate from this link. E-mail the race director for $2 and other discounts off your order.

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

FOR 2014 IN HONOR OF BOSTON AND OUR 85TH ANNIVERSARY WE ARE HAVING A RAFFLE FOR A PAIR OF BOSTON RED SOX VS TAMPA BAY DEVIL RAYS GAME TICKETS SUNDAY JUNE 1ST. TICKETS ARE IN THE INFIELD GRANDSTANDS VALUED OVER $140. 

In 2014 the Patriots Day 5-Miler will be helping support the One Fund Boston remembering the 2013 Boston Marathon Tragedy.

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!

$79+Tax 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! $65-$85 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 19, 2014 at Maine Running Company 309 Marginal Way in Portland, Maine.


Amenities:

First 500 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 2014 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 by Papa Johns of Portland 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.

First and Second Running Clubs, Corporate Teams, Open Teams, Wheelchair Athletes.

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 Patriots Day 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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