2012-10-26 / Things to Do

Road Race Calendar

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

Saturday, Oct. 27

Run for Our School 5K Run-Walk, 9 a.m., St. Thomas School, Sanford. FMI or to register, visit www.stthomas5k.org/raceinfo.

Sunday, Oct. 28

Great Pumpkin 10K, 9:30 a.m., Wormwood’s Restaurant, 16 Bay Ave., Camp Ellis, Saco. Event benefits American Lung Association of Maine/TREK Across Maine and Tina M. Turcotte Memorial Scholarship Fund. FMI, call 883-8662 or email runnar1@gmail.com. To register, visit www.active.com.

Saco Parks and Recreation Haunted 5K Run-Walk, 9:30 a.m. fun run, 10 a.m. 5K, 10:05 a.m. walk, 75 Franklin St., Saco. FMI or to register, visit www.running4free.com or call Saco Parks and Recreation at 283-3139.

Sunday, Nov. 4

Race for Education 5K, 10 a.m. Biddeford Primary School, 320 Hill St., Biddeford. FMI, call Biddeford PTA at 286-6196.

Portland Bayside 5K, 8 a.m., Maine State Pier on Commercial Street, Portland. FMI, call 347-8606. To register, visit www.active.com.

Saturday, Nov. 10

Mainely Moose Portland 5K Cross Country, 10 a.m. Deering Oaks Park, State Street and Forest Avenue, Portland. FMI, call Michael Amarello at 603-429-8879.

Saturday, Nov. 17

Third annual Falmouth Hockey 5K run/walk, 9 a.m., Falmouth High School, 52 Woodville Road. FMI, call 865-4501. To register, visit www.running4free.com.

Sunday, Nov. 18

44th annual Maine Running Company Turkey Trot 5K, 9 a.m., Cape Elizabeth High School, 345 Ocean House Road, Supports Wayside Food Programs. FMI, call Robert Ayotte at 956-1122 or email rayotte@maine.rr.com.

Thursday, Nov. 22

31st annual Thanksgiving Day 4-Miler, 9 a.m.,Portland.Portion of proceeds benefit St. Patrick’s Secondary School in Iten, Kenya and Portland Trails. Food drive benefit Project Feed emergency food pantry. All donors receive a race souvenir. Free parking for runners and spectators at One City Center parking garage off Congress Street. Race-day registration at food court, One City Center, 7 to 8:45 a.m. FMI, call 650-5041. To register online, visit portlandthanksgiving4miler.eventbrite.com.

Saturday, Nov. 24

Presidential 5K, 10 a.m., Consoldiated School, 25 School St., Kennebunkport. Cash prize to first-place male and female. Hosted by Kennebunk Rotary Club. FMI, call Richard Evans at 467-3800. To register, visit www.active.com.

15th annual Burn off the Turkey 5K, 9 a.m., 75 South St., Gorham. FMI, call Gail Platts at Gorham Recreation, 222-1630.

Sunday, Dec. 2

Jingle Bell Run 5K, 10 a.m., Freeport High School, 30 Holbrook St., Freeport. Fundraiser for Arthritis Foundation. To register or FMI, visit www.freeportjbr.kintera.org.

Sunday, Jan. 20

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

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