Registration for The Inaugural Portland 10 Miler is now open! This running road race in Portland, Maine features 10 coastal road and bike path-miles around Back Cove and the Eastern Promenade. The race starts at 10:00 AM.
A portion of each registration fee will be donated directly to our non-profit partner Spurwink who provides behavioral health and education services for children, adults and families.
In addition to donating a portion of every registration fee to Spurwink, we encourage our runners to set their own fundraising goal for Spurwink, or any charity close to their hearts. By setting up a fundraiser on Crowdrise.com, participants can raise money directly for their chosen cause!
There are no fundraising minimums or requirements.
Important Race Information:
Onsite Registration & Bib + T-Shirt Pick-Up
Runners can pick up their bib and timing chip on race morning, however it is recommended that all runners attend Saturday registration to alleviate race morning delays.
Shirts & Medals
All registered participants will receive a long sleeve cotton t-shirt with Portland 10 Miler artwork. All finisher’s will receive a branded finisher’s medal.
Please note that shirts are ordered weeks in advance of the event and that size quantities are based on what participants indicated when they registered. For this reason, we ask that you please pick-up the shirt size you registered for.
Race Day Schedule
8:00 AM: Parking and Bib Pick-Up open
10:00 AM: Race Start
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM: Post-Race beer garden
Parking will be available onsite at Edward Payson Park at the Sebago to the Sea Trail entrance (map), walking distance to both the start and finish.
A finisher’s medal will be given to all race participants.
Awards will be presented following the race to the:
• Top 3 male and female runners
• Top 3 in each age group (5 year increments, Under 19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+)
• Fastest Co-ed Team (Average time of 3 finishers, at least 1 male/female factoring)
• Largest Team (Based on online registration)
Strollers or Pets
We do not allow strollers or pets in the race. Sorry!
Extreme Weather Policy
There is always the potential for extreme or severe weather conditions. Race organizers will do as much as we can to ensure the experience is as safe as possible. In the event of severe weather like snow or thunderstorms, the race may be delayed as race officials consult public safety officers. If there is more than a short delay, if conditions persist, or the forecast calls for extreme weather, race officials reserve the right to alter or cancel the race.
Entry fees are non-refundable. Please check the website, our Facebook page and your email before the race for any changes or cancellations.
Post Race Beer Garden
After the race, come join us at the Payson Park finish area to celebrate your accomplishment! Portland craft brewery Rising Tide will be serving up their delicious beers — the first one is on us! — to all runners over 21. Athlete food will be available, including fruit, bagels and granola bars. We’ll also have some of Portland’s tastiest food trucks selling on site so you can refuel properly, all while enjoying the park and the view of Back Cove. Family and friends are welcome at the after-party, too!
The flat, coastal course covers ten-miles of Portland’s most beautiful roads and paths along Back Cove, Munjoy Hill and the Eastern Promenade.
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