117 Bowdoin Street, Winthrop, Kennebec County, Maine, United States

Start Date

06/26/2022

Activity tags attached to this sportie.

Activities: Running only, Walking only, Virtual race, 5K (3.1 Miles)

2022 "Friends on the 4th" 5K 

Start the 4th of July off with a bang and join the gang at Central Maine's most popular race!

The "Friends on the 4th" 5K course is a forgiving, "feel good" race open for all runners, joggers and walkers.  After a loop through downtown Main Street, most of the course follows the beautiful eastern shore of Maranacook Lake.  

Awards:

Men & Women, 1st place awards for the following age groups: 10 & under, 11-13, 14-16, 17-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69 70-74, 75-79 and 80+.  Awards, trophies, and other prizes are also provided for the overall M/F winners.  Certificates will be presented to all participants 10 years of age & under.  Great assortment of individually packaged food and water along with a raffle of gift certificates and items donated by local merchants is provided at the end of the race to ALL those who have registered.  

Payment and registration form must be received by 8:00 am, Tuesday, June 29, in order to guarantee a race T-shirt and goodie bag.  Online registration is open until 12:00 noon on July 3, 2022.  Last minute registration on race day may begin at 7:00 am* at the American Legion, 117 Bowdoin Street, and ENDS at 7:45 am.  A $35 entry fee will be charged, and we cannot guarantee T-shirt and goodie bag for last minute registrations. Any extra T-shirts and goodie bags will be handed out on a first-come, first-served basis.  *Same day registrations may be limited or not available depending on state of Maine regulations, so PRE-REGISTRATION IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

Registration forms can also be downloaded from the Friends website:  www.watershedfriends.com  

VIRTUAL Option! If you can't, or choose not to be with us in person on July Fourth, we are offering an option to still run/walk for the watershed! Run, walk, or jog wherever you are!  Once registered, you have one week from Monday, June 26 to Monday, July 4th at 9:00 am to complete your 5K and submit your time online. Medals will be awarded, separately from the in person race results, to the top female and top male finishers.  

Fundraise for the Friends!  Interested in helping out your "Friends" even more?  Fundraise as an individual or as a team to raise additional funds to help keep our local waters as clean as possible.  Prizes will be awarded to the top individual and the top team fundraisers.  

Questions?  Contact the Friends office at 207-395-5239 or via email tamara@watershedfriends.com For the safety of runners, parking is not allowed along the race route.  Parking attendants will guide participants & spectators to designated parking areas.  

Bracket/Division Details & Fees:

  1. "Friends on the 4th" 5K - TIMED

    Activity Starts: 7/4/2022 08:00 - Activity Ends: 7/4/2022 12:00
    Registration opens : 3/4/2022 07:00
    Activity type: Running only
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): T-Shirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 3/4/2022 07:00
      Registration closes : 7/3/2022 20:00
      Race fee : $25.00
      Processing fee : $2.95


  2. "Friends on the 4th" 5K Walk Only - NOT TIMED

    Activity Starts: 7/4/2022 08:00 - Activity Ends: 7/4/2022 12:00
    Registration opens : 3/4/2022 07:00
    Activity type: Walking only
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): T-Shirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 3/4/2022 07:00
      Registration closes : 7/3/2022 20:00
      Race fee : $25.00
      Processing fee : $2.95


  3. "Friends on the 4th" VIRTUAL 5k run or walk

    Activity Starts: 6/26/2022 08:00 - Activity Ends: 7/4/2022 09:00
    Registration opens : 3/4/2022 07:00
    Activity type: Virtual race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): T-Shirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 3/4/2022 07:00
      Registration closes : 7/4/2022 09:00
      Race fee : $25.00
      Processing fee : $2.95


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