New start/finish location

Washington Challenge 5K/Fun Run, Aug. 8

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WASHINGTON — The annual Washington Challenge will be held Sunday, August 8.

Registration is 7 a.m. to 7:45 a.m.; the Fun Run starts at 8 a.m., and the 5K starts right after.

“There has been a change of venue for the registration and start and finish of the race and we have been busy measuring and marking our new route,” said Washington Recreation Committee, in a news release.

The Committee will now register, start, and finish the race at the back parking lot of the Gibbs Library, 40 Old Union Rd. in Washington.

“But don’t worry, there is still plenty of challenge with the hills of Washington,” said the release.

The 5K will be a turn around race up the Bill Luce Road and back. The Fun Run will be a turn-around race up to Prescott Memorial School and back.

Registration fees: $5 for 5K; $1 for Fun Run.

T-shirts while they last and door prizes.

Medals for 5K winners in all categories (male and female: 0-15 16-19 20-29 30-39, 40-49 50-59 60-64 65 and up).

Fun Run Medals for first, second and third place. 

“So put on your running shoes and come race the Washington Challenge,” the release said. 

Walkers are also welcome.

FMI: Peg Hobbs: Call or text (207) 790-0723

Event Date: 

Sun, 08/08/2021 - 7:00am

Event Location: 

Gibbs Library

Address: 

40 Old Union Road
Washington  Maine
United States