Westport Island Shore Run
Maine's Best Little 10K Road Race!

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13th Annual Westport Island Shore 10K Road Race to Take Place on Sunday, September 10, 2017!

Registration is now open for the 13th running of the Westport Island Shore Run, "Maine’s Best Little 10K Road Race."  This year for the first time the race is being held in September!  Go to the "Registration" page to sign up.  The race will start at the Old Town Hall on bridge-accessible Westport Island, Maine, at 9:00am.  The 3.5 mile "fun walk" begins at 8:30am.  The proceeds from the event go to support the brave men and women of the Westport Island Volunteer Fire Department. 

Come join us for the most exciting little race in Maine and celebrate a milestone - our 13th race year!!   

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Report on the 2016 Race - By Rob Whitney, Race Director

The weather was beautiful for the 12th Annual Westport Island Shore Run  - "Maine’s Best Little 10K Road Race" - which took place on August 14, 2016, beginning at 9 a.m. Almost fifty runners took to the field under a clear blue sky in this 10K road race on bridge-accessible Westport Island.   There were also many participants in the 3.5-mile "Fun Walk."

The race benefited the Westport Island Volunteer Fire Department, whose members directed traffic and provided logistical support at the race.  Over the last twelve years, the race has generated almost $17,000 in proceeds for the fire department.

The overall women's winners of this year’s race were: 1st place was Lisa O'Neill of Boston,  Massachusetts;  2nd place was Sarah Hempstead of Rockville, Maryland; and 3rd place was Anne-Marie Stoney of Winterport, Maine

The overall men's winners of this year’s race : 1st
place was Daniel Bradford of Westport Island Maine; 2nd place was
Chase Hughes of Westport Island,; and 3
rd place was Bean DeCourey Lewiston, Maine.  

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Daniel Bradford takes Men's Overall 1st Place. 

Sarah Hempstead poses after her Womens Overall 2nd Place finish.

 Our sincere thanks go out to our 2016 sponsors, including: Wiscasset Ford; Maine Yankee; Hodgdon Yacht Service of Southport; Sheepscot River Marine Service; Bath Savings Bank; Ames True Value Supply; Newcastle Jeep, Chysler, Dodge; the Westport Island Brewing Company; Norm's Used Cars and the Hampton Inn of Bath.  Thanks to our many volunteers and to the Westport Island Community Association for allowing us the use of the Old Town Hall.  Also, thanks to Jim McCorkle of 5K Sports Management for another excellent job of timing the race.   

Results of 2016 Race


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