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Healthy High 5k & 10k - Race Day Information

Race logistics:

-The 5K and 10K will begin promptly at 4:20 pm on April 13th.  The starting and ending point is the New Balance Student Recreation Center at the University of Maine campus located in Orono, ME.  Directions can be found at http://umaine.edu/campusrecreation/about-us-directions/#directions. Please plan to arrive early as parking close to the Recreation Center will be limited.

-1 mile will begin at 4:30 pm. Walkers/runners will receive a number, however, you will not be timed. No shirts or medals are available for 1 mile racers.

-Race packet pick-up and on-site registration will be in the Rec. Center from 2-4pm on 4/13.

-Shirts will be distributed to the first 700 runners in the 5K and 10K races.  We expect the race to fill, so if you register on race day, shirts may not be available.

-Awards will begin at approximately 5:30 pm for overall and division winners for the 5K and 10K in the Recreation Center.

-The race will be held rain or shine.

Parking:

Visitors should park in the Hilltop Parking lot, see map.  A portion of this lot will be closed starting at 3:00 pm so arrive early.

Volunteer:

If you have a friend/family member who would like to volunteer for the race, please send them to: http://umaine.edu/aod/healthy-high-5k-10k/volunteer-registration-healthy-high/

Route Information:

The route information is as follows:

 1 Mile Walk/Run Just for fun:  (this route is not timed and no registration fee is required)

-Start on Rangely Road near the Somerset Parking lot

-Follow Rangley road and turn right on Belgrade Road (toward CCA)

-Turn Right on Flagstaff Road.

-Follow Flagstaff, cross Long and it will turn into Gannet Road

-End at the Recreation Center

 

5K:

-Start on Rangely Rd near Somerset Parking lot

-Follow Rangely Rd (keep left to Park Street)

-Turn Right on Park St.

-Turn Right on College Ave.

-Turn Right on Long Rd (follow past the Memorial Gym)

-Turn Left on Gannett Rd

-End at the Recreation Center

 

10K:

-Start on Rangely Road near the Somerset Parking lot

-Follow Rangley road and turn right on Belgrade Road (toward CCA)

-Turn Right on Flagstaff Road.

-Follow Flagstaff, cross Long and it will turn into Gannet Road

-Follow to the right and go up Hilltop Road past the Rec Center

-Take a left at the Rec Center parking lot.  Follow the route along the edge of the parking lot as it veers right.

-Turn right and follow the parking lot edge to pick up the New bike path

-Enter the new bike path and follow to Park Street.

-Turn right on Park Street

-Follow Park St and turn right on College Ave

-Remain on College Ave until you reach the Farm Rd.

-Turn right on the Witter Farm Rd

-Turn right on the Bike Path and follow back to Campus.

-Turn left on Hilltop Rd and end at the Recreation Center

 Food and Course support:

There will be three water stops on the 10K course and one available on the 5K course.

Snacks and water will be available at the finish line for runners/walkers.

 

Spectator Information:

Every race needs spectators to help the runners go fast and enjoy the course.  Great places to watch this race are located all the way around the course especially on College Avenue, Orono, ME.  Consult the course route to stake out your spot.

Updates and pictures will be posted on Facebook.

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Contact Information

Student Wellness Resource Center
235 Memorial Union
Orono, Maine 04469
Phone: (207) 581-1423 | Fax: (207) 581-3488E-mail: adep235@gmail.com
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
207.581.1110
A Member of the University of Maine System