The Race

 

WHERE CAN I PARK ON RACE DAY? 

Ample parking is available in various locations throughout town. The parking garage at the Freeport Village Station has the best proximity to both the race start and finish (via the Bow Street entrance). We do ask that you do not park in the Hilton Garden Inn parking lot as this is reserved for hotel guests. View map

 

WHERE ARE RESTROOMS LOCATED? 

A bank of port-a-potties will be located at the Memorial Park near the race start (corner of Bow and Park Streets, Freeport, ME). Additionally there are public rest rooms located in various locations throughout town. View map

 

ARE THERE RESTROOMS OUT ON THE COURSE? 

No. There will be a bank of port-a-potties at the Memorial Park near the race start (corner of Bow and Park Streets, Freeport, ME).

 

HOW MANY PARTICIPANTS IN THE RACE? 

Approximately 1600 in the 10K and approximately 300-500 in the 1-Mile Family Fun Run/Walk.

 

WHERE DOES THE RACE START?

Approximately 100 yards down from the corner of Bow and Main Streets. View map

  

WHERE DOES THE RACE FINISH? 

On Main Street in front of the L.L.Bean Bike, Boat and Ski Store. View map

 

WHAT IS THE COURSE? 

A detailed course map, including mile markers and profile is located here

 

WILL YOU MAIL AWARDS?

 No. The awards ceremony will be conducted at the Memorial Park (corner of Bow and Park Streets, Freeport, ME) at 9:30 AM.

 

WHAT ARE THE AWARD DETAILS? 

Awards will be given to the top three male and top three female overall winners. Additional awards go to the top three male and top three female finishers in the following 16 categories:

  • 14 & under
  • 15-19
  • 20-24
  • 25-29
  • 30-34
  • 35-39
  • 40-44
  • 45-49
  • 50-54
  • 55-59
  • 60-64
  • 65-69
  • 70-74
  • 75-79-
  • 80 & over
  • L.L.Bean Employee
  • YMCA Member
  • Freeport Resident

Please note that winners will only receive an award in one category.

 

CAN I RUN WITH A STROLLER/MY DOG?

No. For your safety and the safety of other runners, we ask that you not run with a stroller or your dog (with the exception of service dogs).

Strollers are permissible in the 1 -Mile Family Fun Run/Walk, but due to the congestion of small children, we ask that you start at the very back of the run.

 

WHEN DO YOU STOP PROVIDING RACE SUPPORT FOR THE 10K? 

Officially at 9:30 AM.

 

CAN I PARTICIPATE IN THE 1-MILE FAMILY FUN RUN/WALK WITH MY CHILDREN? 

Yes, registration is open to all family members and friends. 

 

WILL THERE BE MEDICAL SERVICES AVAILABLE? 

Yes. The Town of Freeport Fire and Rescue will be on call and on site to respond to any needs that may arise.  

 

WILL THE RACE BE CANCELLED IN THE EVENT OF INCLEMENT WEATHER OR EXTREME CONDITIONS? 

The race committee, in coordination with the Freeport Police Department, will determine if the weather poses safety concerns for runners and spectators (e.g., lightning storm).  If time permits, cancellations will be communicated via email and/or be posted on the race web site.

 

CAN I RUN THE RACE WITH HEADPHONES? 

Yes, although for your safety and those around you, please be aware of your surroundings.

 

HOW MANY WATER STOPS WILL THERE BE ON THE COURSE? 

Four. Additionally, there will be ample water available at the 10K race finish. View map for details. 

 

WILL THERE BE ANY SPLIT TIMES AVAILABLE? 

Clocks will be positioned at both the one mile and three mile marks and will reflect gun time. 

 

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