8th Annual Suddy 5K Run/Walk & 1-Mile Fun Run for Kids
Start: Saturday, September 7, 2013 @ 8:00 AM (EDT)
Eastport , ME 04631
Registration Closing Date
Thursday, September 5, 2013 @ 5:00 PM (EDT)
During the weekend of the 8th annual Pirate Festival in Eastport, join us for the 8th annual Suddy 5K & 1-Mile Fun Run (fun run for kids age 12 and under). This race took place in Boston, MA for four years staring in 2005. Then the race moved to Jay Suddy's hometown of Eastport in 2010. The Suddy 5K is a fundraiser for scholarships awarded to Shead High School graduating seniors. For more information, visit www.suddy5miler.com.
Day of race registration, number & shirt pick-up
Day of race registration and number/shirt pick-up will start at 8:00 am at the Eastport Youth Center. The first 150 registered participants will receive a commemorative race t-shirt. All kids in the 1-mile fun run will receive a t-shirt.
A fast, challenging (couple hills), and scenic route starting at the Suddy Ball Field on County Road, through neighborhoods, downtown, past the high school, and returning to the finish line in centerfield.
A water stop will be located at the head of the breakwater.
Healthy post-race snacks and refreshments will be available at the finish line in centerfield. The awards ceremony will also be held in centerfield after the races.
Early registration for the 5K is encouraged to reserve a t-shirt. The registration fee is $17 until July 31st. Then the fee will be $20 starting Aug 1st.The registration fee for the kids 1-mile fun run is $10.