Bug Light 5K
Sunday, October 12th at 9:00 am
A Benefit for the South Portland Historical Society and
the South Portland Land Trust
Register Online Today: ***As of 10/10/2014, Online Registration is now closed so that we may assign bib numbers and be ready for race day. There is still plenty of room for anyone wanting to participate - runners or walkers! Same-day registration will take place at Bug Light Park on Sunday, October 12, from 7:30am to 8:45am. Same-day registration is $25 per person and proceeds benefit both the South Portland Historical Society and the South Portland Land Trust. We hope to see you there!***
***Anyone who has preregistered may pick up their bib packet either at the race on Sunday, October 12, from 7:30am to 8:45am, or feel free to come early to packet pick-up at FleetFeet on Marginal Way in Portland on Saturday, October 11, from 10am to 2pm.***
The 2014 Event will Feature:
A Professionally Certified Course with Automated Chip Timing
Technical Running Shirts Post-race refreshments Awards
- $50 for first place man and woman, overall
- $30 for second place man and woman, overall
- Medals for 1st and 2nd within each age category (the overall winners are not eligible to also win within their age category)
Kids Fun Run at 8:30 am for all up to 10 years old
Where: Bug Light Park, South Portland, Maine
When: Sunday October 12th, 2014
Race Start: 9:00 AM
Directions: Proceed to the far eastern end of Broadway in South Portland, turn Left on Breakwater Drive and then Right on Madison Street. Bug Light Park is located around the corner at the end of Madison Street. GPS users may enter 1 Madison Street for directions.
Our logo design was created by artist Donna Duquette. Follow this link to her facebook page to see more of her work.
Consider donating a little extra along with your Registration!
Proceeds benefit two South Portland community non-profits:
The South Portland Land Trust is dedicated to creating new parks and natural areas and building 20 miles of bicycle and pedestrian trails in South Portland. Make your tax-deductible contribution to the SPHS today using Paypal at Support the SPHS.
About historic Bug Light:
Bug Light, officially known as Portland Breakwater Light, is one of two South Portland lighthouses, both of which are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Bug Light's design draws its inspiration from an ancient Greek monument, built in the 4th century BC. The cast-iron, cylindrical light has Corinthian columns and Greek roof edge adornments called palmettes. For more information about the lighthouse, go to: New England Lighthouses: A Virtual Guide.
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