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Belfast Rail TrailPierce Street Belfast, ME 04915
The Pendleton 5k + 5M on the Rail Trail is a fun, flat, and fast race along the Passagassawakeag River. We welcome both runners and walkers, children in strollers, dogs on leash and the Rail Trail is wheelchair friendly. There are two water stops and live music at the 5k turnaround (5 mile folks need to keep going!). Everyone is welcome to join whether you want to set a personal best or are part of a relaxed family group out for a healthy stroll.
This event is the first of six events in the RunBelfast 2020 race series held in Belfast, Maine (more at https://www.runbelfast.org/). You can register for each one individually or can sign up for all six at one reduced price! Series sign up gets you a series-unique quarter-zip, long-sleeve technical t-shirt. https://www.active.com/belfast-me/running/runbelfast-series-2020.
The series includes: Pendleton 5K + 5M on the Rail Trail - June 6; Paces for PAWS 5K and 1 Mile Family Walk - Jun 20; Rotary Kilted Canter 5K - Jul 18; Rotary Bug Run 5K - August 15; YMCA Pancake Triple Stack 1 Mile Kids' Run, 5K, and 10K - Sep 19; Rollie’s Run for Kids 5K - October 3. The RunBelfast Series is grateful for sponsorship from Damariscotta Bank & Trust and Journey to Health (MaineHealth).
The RunBelfast Series is grateful for sponsorship from Damariscotta Bank & Trust and Journey to Health (MaineHealth) and the support provided by the City of Belfast Parks & Recreation Department.
Event details and schedule
When: Saturday, June 6, 08:30 am start
Where: Check in at the lower parking lot near the Armistice Bridge, Pierce Street, Belfast, Maine
Race-day registration and Race Bib pick-up: Race day between 07:30-08:15 a.m. Race starts with a gun shot at 9:00 am sharp!
The 5K will start under the Rte 1 Overpass and the 5M will start at the Stop Sign on Front Street, heading toward Armistice Footbridge. Both events start simultaneously and finish under the Overpass.
Fees: Individual (25+) - $20 through Jun 3; $30 race day / Active duty military/young adult (15-24) $10 through Jun 3; $20 race day) / Youth (0-14) - Free. Everyone MUST sign the waiver.
There will NOT be individual water bottles available. We will have big Igloo jugs of water so you can fill your own water bottle and we will have small cups of water at two locations on the course. If it is cold, we will have a table monitored by a volunteer for backpacks, jackets, sweat pants, etc.
Awards: Overall female and male; then top M & F in each of 6 age groups (pre-teen thru 80+) will be presented at approximately 10:15 am when the majority of the top finishers are in.