2017 Bug Run/Walk 5K


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8th Annual Bug Run 5K 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.


Saturday, August 19, 2017, 8:30 a.m. start


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.


$20 through August 17; $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 5; after that date, t-shirts are available while supplies last


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

Click here to register online at Active.comactive works logo

Click here to access a paper registration form.

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