Hit the pavement with Trekkers 5K road race fundraiser, June 11

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ROCKLAND — Nonprofit organization Trekkers will host its annual road race fundraiser from its headquarters in Rockland again this year. The Trekkers 5K Run/Walk race will take place Sunday, June 11, 2023, at 325 Old County Road.

Registration for the race is open. Start and Finish at Trekkers – 325 Old County Road. Check-in is 7 - 8 a.m.; race starts at 8:30 a.m. Cost: $25 through June 7 at 5 p.m.; $35 on Race Day.

Proceeds from ticket sales will go to Trekkers and students will be fundraising to support their program dues. Dues help pay for the cost of the program and go towards transportation, lodging, meals, and activities for students while on expedition and throughout the year.

One hundred percent of entry donations support Trekkers. One hundred percent of pledges support student dues.

Breakfast treats will be donated by Flipside Coffee and enjoyed while awards and prizes are distributed after the race.

This year’s race T-shirt design was created by 11th grade Trekkers student Leilani Myers. T-shirts are on sale for $15 here, printed by Adventure Advertising.

Those interested can learn more about the race and sign up on the race website at: trekkers.org/trekkers5k or call 207-594-5095 with any questions.

This community fundraising event is made possible by the support of local businesses.

Trekkers thanks the following sponsors: Spectrum, Fisher Engineering, Naretiv, Adventure Advertising, Central Maine Power, Machias Savings Bank, Bay Chiropractic Center, Ocean Pursuits, Pen Bay Medical Center MaineHealth, City + Harbor, Dead River Company, Lyman-Morse, Monhegan Boat Company, Maine Coast Orthodontics, Horch Roofing, The Grasshopper Shop, J. Edward Knight & Company, Thomaston Family Dentistry, Saint George Realty, Bangor Savings Bank, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, Dowling Walsh Gallery, Steel-Pro Incorporated, Joe French’s Quality Car Care, Island Institute, Allen Insurance and Financial, Rockport Steel, Camden Hills Dentistry, Maine Boats Homes & Harbors, Granite Coast Orthodontics, The White Glove Experience, Camden Real Estate Company, Mount Pleasant Dental Care, Symmetree, Applewood Dental, Clean Bee Laundry, Breakwater Design & Build, Viking Inc, Renys, Hedstrom Electric, Maine Coast Construction, Taxes Plus, and Fabian Oil.

About Trekkers: For over 25 years, non-profit organization Trekkers has been dedicated to helping young people thrive. Through its unique six-year mentoring and expeditionary learning program, research shows Trekkers helps students increase their ability to be resilient, build positive relationships, and name and pursue aspirations for the future. To learn more, visit the website at trekkers.org.

Event Date: 

Sun, 06/11/2023 - 8:30am

Event Location: 



325 Old County Road
Rockland, ME 04841
United States