10th 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 waterfront, 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 17, 2019, 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+)
This event is the fourth of six events in the Run Belfast 2019 series held in Belfast, Maine. (More at https://www.runbelfast.org)
Pendleton 5K + 5M (on the Rail Trail) June 1
Paces for PAWS 5K and 1 Mile Family Walk June 22
Rotary Kilted Canter 5K July 20
Rotary Bug Run 5K August 17
YMCA Pancake Triple Stack 1 Mile Kids’ Run, 5K, and 10K September 15
Rollie’s Run for Kids 5K October 5