Downeast Dog News

3rd Annual Ocean Commotion 5K Run/Walk Race

Hermit Island, Phippsburg ME
8 Hermit Island Rd, Phippsburg ME 04562
Dominique Walk
Oct 14, 2017
7:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Dog friendly 5K run or walk! A scenic trail route along the ocean with no vehicle raffic-a beautiful family walk or run for all fitness competitive levels. All proceeds from the event will support Marine Mammals of Maine's response, rescue, care, research and education programs.

"From families, seasoned and competitive runners, walkers, to those looking to support Maine’s marine wildlife, all are invited to participate. Leashed, friendly dogs are also welcome to participate and take part in the day's events!

The unique 5K course is set far from vehicle traffic and takes runners, joggers, walkers, and their canine companions along trails by the ocean, offering stunning coastal scenery.

Designed for participants of all fitness levels, the 5K will be professionally chip timed and prizes will be awarded to the top 3 male and female finishers, as well as the top 3 dogs to cross the finish line!"

There will also be a fun raffle, and a kids corner with hands-on, fun activities to engage your family in ocean conservation.

Date: 10/14/2017 (rain or shine)
Location: Hermit Island, Phippsburg, ME
Race Day Check-In: 7:30 am
Kid's 1 Mile Fun Run: Time TBD, check back for updates!
Walker's Race Start Time: 8:30 am
Runner's Race Start Time: 8:45 am
Early Bird Registration Fee (until 5/31): $20.00
Regular Registration Fee: $25.00