The Portland Sea Dogs and the Maine Track Club will host the Mother's Day 5K Road Race, presented by InterMed, on Sunday, May 12th at 9:15 am. There will also be a Kids Run beginning at 8:30 am, which is free of charge.
Slugger and his Mom lead the way on the flat 5K course which begins in front of the Portland Expo building, travels down Park Avenue, turns down St. John Street, and makes a right onto Noyes Street, a right onto Oakdale Street, a left onto Falmouth Street, a right onto Durham Street, a right onto Bedford Street, a left onto Deering Avenue, a left into Deering Oaks and follows the Oaks and exits Deering Oaks taking a right onto Deering Avenue and crosses the street to the entrance to Fitzpatrick where the runners will run behind the bleachers into centerfield and finishes in front of the third base dugout.
The top overall male and female finishers will receive a trophy, a pair of 2024 Season Tickets for the remainder of the 2024 Sea Dogs season and throw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to a future Sea Dogs game. The top three male and female finishers in each age group will also be presented with awards. All race participants will receive a complimentary ticket to attend a future 2024 Sea Dogs game.
Proceeds from the race go to the American Cancer Society to support breast cancer patients and research.
The mission of the American Cancer Society is to save lives, celebrate lives, and lead the fight for a world without cancer. As we all know, when cancer strikes, it hits from all sides. That’s why we’re committed to attacking cancer from every angle. With more than 100 years of experience and leadership, we are a global force, fighting all cancers on all fronts, across the US, and around the globe.
Additional race information can be found at https://www.milb.com/portland/community/mothersday5k.
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