WHERE DO THE RACE PROCEEDS GO?
Since 2001, L.L.Bean has donated all race proceeds to the YMCA of Southern Maine Casco Bay Branch to provide financial assistance for youth and family programs such as summer camp and pre-school. Visit the YMCA of Southern Maine for more information.
DOES THE RACE NEED VOLUNTEERS?
The race needs over 150 volunteers to support the event. If you’re interested in helping, please visit the "VOLUNTEER" link in the navigation above for more information and to sign up.
ARE THERE PUBLIC SHOWERS AVAILABLE FOLLOWING THE RACE?
IS DAYCARE AVAILABLE?
Unfortunately, we do not provide daycare.
WHAT IS THE WEATHER TYPICALLY LIKE IN EARLY JULY IN FREEPORT?
July is typically the hottest month in the state of Maine. Race day has traditionally been both very hot and humid. Please plan accordingly.
WHAT'S HAPPENING AT L.L.BEAN ON THE 4TH OF JULY?
L.L.Bean and the Town of Freeport have a wonderful schedule of fun activities planned for all ages the whole weekend. For a complete list of the holiday weekend events, please see our retail events listing.
CAN YOU RECOMMEND A HOTEL?
One of our in-kind supporters, the Hilton Garden Inn, located in downtown Freeport and just steps away from the race, offers a discounted room rate. Additionally, runners and their families and friends may want to visit the Visit Freeport web site. This site offers visitors information on lodging, dining, shopping and recreation in the area.