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Date: June 17, 2017
Location: Winslow Park

22nd Annual Close to the Coast 5k & 10k

The race will be held on Saturday June 17, 2017 at 9:00 am, At Winslow Memorial Park at the end of Staples Point Road in Freeport. All events rain or shine. Both the 5k and the 10k begin at the entrance of Winslow Park and the course is run on quiet roads and the forest trails along the ocean in the beautiful Park, also home of the Lobsterman Triathlon. Both online and mail-in applications are $25.00. T-shirts are guranteed through June 2, 2017. Online registration ends June 16th at 11:00 am. Note, while we are sensitive to issues that may prevent runners from racing; no refunds wil be issued after June 10th.


For a mail in application contact race director at

ALL race proceeds support the Freeport Rotary Club Educational Scholarship Program. For the past 22 years the Freeport Rotary Club has given over $180,000 in scholarships. Please help us continue this great cause. This year we are name one of scholarships in honor of Beth Willhoite, a former educator that past away this year.

For children, there is a 1K Kids Fun Run will begin at 10:00 am, all children participating in the race receive a prize provided by Wilbur's of Maine. Yum! No registration required for the fun run.

Family Fun Day!
Post Race BBQ & Party with Live Bands: Directly after the race racers and their families are encouraged to stay for the after race party with Free food from Buck's Naked BBQ in Freeport, Free Adult Beverage Tent sponsored by Grittys in Freeport, Moon Bouncy house for kids, and a the live band Muddy Ruckus!