2013-12-20 / In the News

Road Race Calendar

Southern Maine road race events. Email race information to editor@scarboroughleader.com or editor@kennebunkpost.com.

Tuesday, Dec. 31 Polar Bear Dip and Dash, 11 a.m., Back Cove parking lot, Baxter Boulevard, Portland. FMI, call 622-3102, ext. 227 or email shaines@nrcm.org.

Wednesday, Jan. 1 Resolution run, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Maine Running Company, Marginal Way, Portland. Group run benefitting the Center for Grieving Children. Celebration and raffle after at Great Lost Bear. Same-day registration begins at 9:30 a.m. Sammy the Seagull New Year’s Day 5K, 11 a.m., Clambake Restaurant, 358 Pine Point Road, Scarborough. FMI, call Jim McCorkle at 865- 4501 or email Fiveksport@aol.com.

Sunday, Jan. 5 Scarborough Frozen 5K, 1 p.m., Scarborough High School. Benefits Scarborough High School cross country and track programs. Race-day

registration begins at 11:30 a.m. in high school lobby. To preregister, visit www.active.com.

Sunday, Jan. 19 Jimmy the Greek’s Frozen 4-Miler, 12:30 p.m., Jimmy the Greek’s Brick Oven Restaurant, 215 Saco Ave., Old Orchard Beach. Free pizza and drink specials. To register, visit www.active.com. FMI, email Tony Myatt at tonedog86@aol.com.

Sunday, Feb. 2 Maine Track Club Mid-winter 10-mile Classic, 9:45 a.m., Cape Elizabeth High School Registration opens Monday, Nov. 25. To register or FMI, visit www.midwinterclassic10miler.com/.

Sunday, Feb. 16 Longfellow Frostbite 2.5K, 9 a.m., Lincoln Park, 340 Congress St., Portland. To register, visit www.active.com. FMI, email Charles Kaufmann at director@longfellowchorus.com.

Sunday, March 2 Irish Road Rover 5K, 11 a.m., Brian Boru, 57 Center St., Portland. Benefits Habit for Humanity of Greater Portland. To register, visit www.active.com. FMI, email Tony Myatt at Tonedog86@aol.com.

Saturday, March 29 Race2thePoint, 11 a.m., Blue Point Primary School, 174 Pine Point Road, Scarborough. Benefits Scarborough PTA. FMIk or to register, visit http://www.race2thepoint.org/.

Saturday, April 12 Falmouth 4-Miler, 8:30 a.m., Falmouth Community Park, 18 Winn Road, Falmouth. To register, visit www.active.com.

Monday, May 12 Pine Tree Marathon, 6 a.m., Back Cove Park, 100 Forest Ave., Portland. Event is part of The New England Challenge, five marathons in five states in five days. FMI or to register, visit www.newenglandchallenge.org.

Saturday, May 17 5K Run/2 Mile Walk for Homeless and Hungry, 9 a.m., Mother’s Beach, Beach Avenue, Kennebunk. FMI or to register, visit www.yorkcounty shelterprograms.org.

Saturday, June 21 Run for Cash 5K, 8:30 a.m., Old Orchard Beach High School, 40 E. Emerson Cummings, Blvd., Old Orchard Beach. In memory of Capt. Christopher Cash. Benefits scholarships for high school graduates. FMI or to register, visit www.runforcash.org.

Thursday, June 26 Gorham 4-Miler, 6:45 p.m., Gorham Recreation Dept., Ball Park Road, Gorham. To register, visit www.active.com.

Saturday, Aug. 2 TD Bank Beach to Beacon 10K, 8 a.m., Cape Elizabeth. FMI and to register, visit www.beach2beacon.org.

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