Registration open for Bay Fest 5K

first_img Town report wins award – October 11, 2014 Fitness trainer is now cancer-exercise expert – October 12, 2014 Schoodic Grange hosting sale – October 30, 2014 Bio Latest posts by Fenceviewer Staff (see all)center_img Fenceviewer Staff Latest Posts BUCKSPORT — All runners, joggers and walkers are invited to the annual Bucksport Bay Fest 5k on Saturday, July 26, starting from the Bucksport town pool, corner of Bridge Street and Broadway. The race begins at 8 a.m. and follows a new route through the Miles Lane Trails. The 5k race is the first of many events planned for the annual festival. Race organizers expect all runners will cross the finish line in time to attend the annual parade at 9:30.“The new course offers cool shade in the woods, an easy elevation and well-groomed trail running as opposed to pavement,” said Race Director Belle Ryder. “We hope both experienced runners and first-time 5K runners will participate.”The Bucksport Bay Fest 5K will be timed and is part of the Sub5 Track Club series. The race finishes at the town pool starting line, and runners are invited to cool off with a jump in the pool.Shower facilities will be available. T-shirts will be given to the first 75 people to register for the race, and prizes will be awarded for the first male and female finishers in 10 age categories.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textTo register, visit bucksportbayfest5k.weebly.com or call the Bucksport Bay Fest organizers at (207)469-6818. Online registration is available until July 25.Find in-depth coverage of local news in The Ellsworth American. Subscribe digitally or in print.last_img

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