2018 5K Bug Run/Walk

9th Annual 5K Bug Run/Walk

“A Harbor Fest Tradition”

Scenic, fairly flat course that includes a few gentle hills, shaded neighborhoods, a stretch along the water front, and the Armistice Foot Bridge across the Passagassawaukeag River; one water stop.  Everyone is welcome to join from those looking to run a personal best to families wanting to share a healthy run/walk.  Top female and male runners receive 20 lbs of live lobsters (“bugs”).  Pancake breakfast to follow compliments of Harbor Fest.

When:  Saturday, August 18, 2018, 8:30 a.m. start

Where:  Parking lot at Union Street and Miller Street, Belfast, Maine

Race-day registration and Packet pick-up:  Race day between 07:30-08:15 a.m.

Fee:  $20 through August 15; $25 race day; $20 for active duty military; registration includes blueberry pancake breakfast compliments of the Belfast Harbor Fest; performance t-shirts are guaranteed for all runners who register by August 3; after that date, t-shirts are available while supplies last

Awards:  Overall female and male receive 20 lbs of live lobsters (“bugs”); then top M & F in each of 9 age groups (pre-teen thru 80+)

Registration info:  www.belfastrotary.org or www.belfastharborfest.com

Contact:  Ed Varney, 207-338-3763, rotary.belfast.runs@gmail.com

This event is the fourth of five events in the Run Belfast 2018 series held in Belfast, Maine (more at www.runbelfast.com).

Paces for PAWS 5K and 1 Mile Family Walk – May 26

Coastal Mountains Rail Trail 5K and 5 Miler – June 2

Rotary Kilted Canter 5K – Jul 21

Rotary Bug Run 5K – August 18

YMCA Pancake Triple Stack 1 Mile Kids’ Run, 5K, and 10K – October 7

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Click here for a paper registration form.

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