Tri-Maine and Maine Running Company are teaming up to present this great new summer event.
Thursday, August 22, 2013.
6:30 PM Start
Embrace the elements and head out for an exciting downtown road race - The ENDLESS SUMMER 5-MILER! This fun event showcases the East Bayside neighborhood of Portland, and finishes at the Rising Tide Brewing Company HQ for a post-race social event.
The Endless Summer 5-Miler will be chip-timed by Back40. Results will be available live on smartphones and mobile devices.
When: Thursday, August 22, 2013. START TIME 6:30 p.m.
Where: Start and Finish at the Maine Running Company location at 309 Marginal Way in Portland.
Bib pickup: There will be two times available for bib and chip pick up. The first will be WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21 from 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm. The second will be at the race site on THURSDAY, AUGUST 22 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Click here for a map of the Maine Running Company location.
Please park along Marginal Way or the commuter lot across from the future Maine Running Company. (Click here for directions to Commuter Lot)
Cost: $25 entry fee - Includes safe, controlled, unique course with volunteer support, aid stations along the route, professional timing and announcing, post-race food and refreshments, great awards from sponsors, and a lot of fun with hundreds of fellow runners. PLUS - an awesome post-run PARTY at Rising Tide Brewery!
You can purchase a technical t-shirt for an additional $10 when you register. Any shirt orders placed after August 8 will be shipped to you after the race.
Timing: This race will be chip timed using the IPICO system. Please read important instructions for properly using the chip you get - click here for instructions.
Awards will be presented at the Rising Tide Brewing Company after the race. They will be given to the top 3 Male and Female finishers overall, as well as the top finishers in each age category.
An athlete's guide will be e-mailed to all registered athletes a few days before the race with specific instructions about parking, road closures, etc.
** Walkers are welcome but be aware that the East End Trail portion of the course closes at 8:00 pm due to lack of daylight. There will be volunteers at the finish line to cheer you on!!!