Portland has a lot of upcoming races to look forward to - what better way to get motivated than to sign up for a few?
Time & Place: 5 p.m. Freeport
After your run, enjoy a bonfire at Gritty McDuff's Brew Pub. Your registration includes a beverage and collectible mug to drink with. The run benefits Habitat for Humanity's Women Build Project.
May 19: GORUCK Challenge Adventure Race
Time & Place: 1 a.m. Portland
This race is a team event led by Green Berets that takes 8 to 10 hours and covers 15 to 20 miles. The route isn't unveiled until the week of the event. You need to be prepared for this by bringing the right supplies (there's a list of necessities online). Bring some friends - this is quite the challenge!
Time & Place: 8:15 a.m. Point Sebago Resort, Casco
Who doesn't love pirates? This theatrical race includes a pirate ship, costumes, and more during the 1/3 mile swim, 14-mile bike and three-mile run event.
Time & Place: 7 p.m. Southern Maine Community College, South Portland
Stunning sunset views, this race supports the Maine Cancer Foundation.
Time & Place: 8:30 a.m. Simard Payne Park, Lewiston
Six bands will be located along the race courses to entertain both runners and spectators. This will be a lot of fun!
Time & Place: 7:30 a.m. Portland
Finish your run with a Shipyard beer garden on Maine State Pier. Great views!
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