Healthy Kids 18th Annual Shortcake Shuffle hits the pavement July 8

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DAMARISCOTTA — The 18th annual Healthy Kids Shortcake Shuffle 5K and 3K Fitness Walk will take place Saturday, July 8, at the Great Salt Bay Community School, in Damariscotta.

An out and back course is well marked, and the race is professionally timed, according to organizers, in a news release.

The age categories for the 5K have been expanded to include children ages 1-5, 6-9, 10-13, 14-16 and 17-19 as so many young people are running the event. Adult age categories are 20s, 30s, 40s, etc.

All participants will receive a custom runner’s water bottle and lip balm with sunscreen and as always, home-made strawberry shortcake will be served and prizes awarded!

All proceeds go to the Healthy Kids child abuse prevention programs.

This year’s major race sponsors: Kieve/Wavus Education, Bath Savings Institution, and Renys. Strawberry level donors are Hannaford of Damariscotta, Lifespan Family Healthcare and Newcastle Realty.

Pre-registration is $27.50 or $35 the day of the race. To pre-register, visit or visit the website to make a donation at

For more information, call 563-1818.

Event Date: 

Sat, 07/08/2023 - 8:30am

Event Location: 

Great Salt Bay Community School


559 Main Street
559 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543
United States