Run the River

  • 10.15.2022 @ 09:00 AM
  • Westbrook, Maine
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Online registration has closed! Race day registration is available at Riverbank Park beginning at 8:00am on race day, and the fee is $40.
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About Run the River
Run the River is a 5K with a route that winds along the scenic Presumpscot River and through beautiful downtown Westbrook. This race features a 5K and a Canine 5K race!

This event is a fundraiser to benefit Discover Downtown Westbrook, a Main Street America community.

Registration Fees
Registration is just $30! You can register on the day of the event for $40.

Team Registration
We have a group discount of $5 per person if you register with a group of 4 or more! If everyone signs up at once, you'll get the discount automatically. If you sign up at different times (using the team sign up feature - best for groups who are paying separately), you will receive a $5 refund once you have at least 4 members.

Race Shirts
The first 75 runners will receive their official race t-shirt for free! After that, race shirts will be $15.00/$18.00 (cotton/performance) or $10.00 for a shirt from last year's race! Don't want to race but want a shirt? Email and we'll get you one!

The awards for ALL races will occur after all the races are completed, approximately 11 AM at Riverbank Park. For any winners who cannot stay until that time, we will connect with each one individually to get their award to them. Please be aware race results and award categories may be searchable online after the event.

Cancellation Policy
While we do not anticipate the race being cancelled, if there is any extreme weather- e.g. thunderstorms, washed out course, etc. that causes a cancellation, the race will not be postponed and no refunds will be given. If there is less severe weather (e.g. light rain) and we still hold the race, no refunds will be given to those who choose not to race.

Refund Policy
There are no refunds for any reason, but you may transfer your registration should you become unable to participate. Please contact for details on how to transfer.

Thursday, October 13, 6:00-8:00PM at Mast Landing, Westbrook
Friday, October 14, 6:00-8:00PM at Wessie's Den, Westbrook
Saturday, October 15 (Race Day!), 8:00AM at Riverbank Park
Race Packets
Download your runner packet, which includes the race route, parking information, race day agenda, and more, here -
About Discover Downtown Westbrook
Our Mission - Discover Downtown Westbrook engages residents, the business community, and the municipality to create a positive downtown environment by recruiting and retaining businesses, drawing people downtown by hosting and promoting events, and making downtown a walkable, livable, thriving destination.

Our Vision - A vibrant, diverse, and all-inclusive community along the shores of the Presumpscot River, Downtown Westbrook is a place where residents and visitors alike are proud to Live, Work, and Play. Our Downtown is celebrated for its unique history, active arts scene and unmatched Riverwalk – and our Main Street restaurants and businesses offer welcoming, accessible, and attractive places to gather.
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Volunteer Registration
Looking to volunteer at this event? Click here to sign up!
Participant Search
Want to search a list of registered participants? Click here to search!
Entry Transfer
Want to transfer your entry to another participant? Click here to get started!
Team Registration Style
Please select a method of registration below:
   Join a Team: Pick from a list of team names on the next page and join your team.
   Create a Team: Once you create a team, participants can join your team under the "join a team" option above.
   Individual Registration: Register as an individual participant.
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