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


The race course begins at the historic Westport Island Old Town Hall, which is on Route 144, also known as "Main Road," which is approximately 9 miles south of the exit for "Westport" off Route 1.  For users of MapQuest, Google Maps, or users of in-car navigation units, to get driving directions to the Old Town Hall, use the address: "1181 Main Road, Westport Island, Maine 04578."  This will take you to the Squire Tarbox Inn, which is just north of the Old Town Hall on the Main Road.

From Points South (Boston/Portland/Brunswick/Bath): 

Take I-95 North towards Maine.  Take the exit for I-295N towards Portland.  Continue on I-295 past Portland continuing north.  Take Exit 28 for Route 1 heading north, towards  Brunswick and Bath.  After passing through Bath, continue on Route 1, passing over the Bath Bridge, through Woolwich, and by the sign on the right for "Montsweag Road House."  Turn right onto Route 144 towards "Westport" (immediately after the canoe and kayak dealer and "Norm's Used Cars").  Continue on Route 144 for approximately 9 miles, taking a left, and then a right (keep following signs for Route 144 and the "Race"!), and then passing over the bridge to Westport Island (look up to see the osprey nest at far right corner of bridge on post).  

After crossing the bridge, continue south on Route 144 (also known as the "Main Road") approximately 5.3 miles, passing by the "Town Offices" sign on your left, passing by the Volunteer Fire Department on your left, passing the intersection of Route 144 (Main Road) and West Shore Road on your right, and finally passing the Squire Tarbox Inn on your right, until you get to the historic Westport Island Old Town Hall on the right about 30 seconds after passing the inn.  You have arrived!      

From Points North (Bangor):

Take I-95 south.  Then take Exit 103 for I-295S toward ME-9/Gardiner/ME-126/Brunswick. Then merge onto ME-196S via Exit 31A toward Topsham/Brunswick.  Then take Route 1 north towards Bath (and follow directions above).

From Points North (Camden/Rockland):

Take Route 1 south towards Bath.  After passing through Wiscasset, turn left at the sign for Route 144 and "Westport." (then follow directions above).

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