TURNER — The annual Leavitt Father’s Day 5k is taking place on Saturday, June 17  at 9 a.m. It will start on the fields between the football field and track at Leavitt Area High School, 21 Matthews Way, Turner. Registration is through Active.com. Go to the race website at www.leavittfathersday5k.com for the link to sign up.

This race is a central Maine woods trail and field 5k to help raise funds for the Leavitt cross country team. A number of parent-child teams run the trail, and special prize drawings for parent-child teams are offered during the awards. Our youngest running/walking the 5k last year was four! There is also a fabulous kids’ fun run for the youngest crowd at 10:15 a.m.

This race is being sponsored in 2017 by: Hillandale Farms, Kaplan University, Center Street Dental, Bangor Savings Bank, Udderly Delicious/Bussiere Goat Milk Dairy, Bert Labbe the Builder, Clark Metal Fabrication (5k medals), and Road ID (bib numbers). 

The fees are $15 if pre-registered/$20 on race day/free for 10 and under if pre-registered/$5 on race day for 10 and under. $50 to first male and female to finish; medals for age group first and second place finishers; special raffle prizes for parent/child combinations; performance tees to first 100 registrants. Divisions are 10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 and over.

For more information, contact race director Neal Rioux neal.rioux@msad52.org or Rebecca Webber at rskw@megalink.net.

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