Outdoor calendar – August 17-23, 2019
Saturday, August 17
PRESQUE ISLE: Presque Isle Youth Hockey Hooked on Hockey 5k and Kids’ 1-mile Fun Run. Hosted by CompetitorME. Registration, pre-registration bib pick up: 7:30 a.m. at Mantle Lake Park. Kids’ 1-mile Fun Run start: 8:30 a.m. 5k start: 9:00 a.m. Cost: $5 race fee + $2 sign-up fee/person. First 50 registrants are guaranteed event shirts. Visit www.runsignup.com/Race/Events/ME/PresqueIsle/HookedOnHockey5K FMI.
MADAWASKA: Madawaska Athletic Boosters 5k Color Run. Registration: 7:30 a.m. at Madawaska Multi-purpose Center, 160 7th Ave. Race start: 8:30 a.m. prizes for top 3 Adult (17+) and top 3 Student (under 16) male and female finishers. Cost: Donation. Contact Madawaska Rec (207-728-3604) FMI.
PORTAGE LAKE: Historical Society Canoe Carry, Portage Lake. 6:00 p.m. at Dean’s Motor Lodge. Join in on this historical re-enactment of the traditional portage from Little Machias Lake to Portage Lake. Contact Jim Dumond (207-227-1864) FMI.
Sunday, August 18
FORT KENT: 28th Annual Tour de la Vallée. Bring family, friends on a challenging grand tour of the St. John Valley. Bike 25, 50, 62, or 100 miles, mountain bike 35 miles, or walk/run 3k, 5k, or 10k. Fully supported; rest stops, medical, mechanical. Cost: $30/individual, $60/family; individuals must raise $100 in pledges. Supports local cancer patients, families. Visit www.paradiscancerfund.org/tour-de-la-vallee FMI.
Friday, August 23
CARIBOU: CHS Alumni and Community XC Race. Distance: 2.75 miles. Race as an individual or as a team. Runners start according to age; each category starting one minute apart so everyone has a chance to win. Cost: FREE. Registration: 6:30 p.m. at CHS Ski Building, 308 Sweden St. Race start: 7:45 p.m. Contact Roy Alden (207-498-3563) or firstname.lastname@example.org FMI.
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