Boothbay Harbor Fest 5k & Half Marathon

  • 09.06.2020 @ 08:00 AM
  • Boothbay Harbor, Maine
Event Closed
Dear Race Fans, It is with great regret that we announce the cancellation of the 9th Annual Harbor Fest 5k & Half Marathon due to COVID19. We look forward to seeing you in 2021! Until then, Stay well, Think positive and Smile often!
Event Details
09 .06 .2020
starts at 08 :00 AM
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Event Information
This course winds through one of Boothbay Region Land Trust Preserves on our peninsula and takes place in a wooded nature preserve. The scenery and natural surroundings are beautiful, and the terrain is well maintained, with slight to moderate elevation. Please be aware this is a wooded trail, and most ideal for trail runners and/or walkers.

Parking and other Race Day details will be included in confirmation email.

Race Tees are guaranteed to those who register by August 19th. Online Registration ends on September 4th at midnight.
This course offers miles of water views, from inner harbor, to open ocean, to lakes and tidal rivers. It crosses over two islands and a historic footbridge. It passes by three ocean-side parks, (perfect for spectators), and through our waterfront harbor village. This course does have considerable elevation in some areas and is not a flat run. Near the beginning of the course, runners will be directed through a wooded, unpaved area on a Boothbay Region Land Trust Trail for about 1 mile before returning to a paved road course. The course time limit for the half-marathon is 3.5 hours, as after 3.5 hours there will no longer be course support or direction.

This is a picturesque and iconic coast of Maine experience that will inspire you to crest the hills. This is an ideal training course and the perfect race to plan a family vacation around with many local festivities taking place during Harbor Fest.

Parking and other Race Day details will be included in confirmation email.

Race Tees are guaranteed to those who register by August 19th

Online Registration ends on September 4th at midnight.

Enjoy food tastings at 12 local restaurants before and after the race! (Tastings begin on Friday and continue through Sunday.

This popular event is a fantastic way to explore the town and get a taste of our local restaurants! For more information about the tasting event visit:
Race Beneficiary
Race proceeds benefit evidence-based health intervention programs, such as Livestrong at the YMCA for cancer survivors, Diabetes Prevention Program, Boxing for Parkinson’s, Enhance Fitness for falls prevention and arthritis management, Healthy Weight & Your Child, and Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring, offered through a partnership with the Boothbay Region YMCA, the Central Lincoln County YMCA and LincolnHealth.

Cancellation Policy
If the race is cancelled due to COVID-19 circumstances, we will be offering two options: full refund of registration fee or deferment of registration until 2021 event.
Sub Event Cost Distance
$35.00 5km
$70.00 13.1mi
$55.00 5km
$90.00 13.1mi
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