The 16TH ANNUAL WESTPORT ISLAND SHORE RUN 10K ROAD RACE will take place on SUNDAY, AUGUST 15, 2021, on bridge-accessible Westport Island, Maine. Registration will open July 1, 2021. There will be a 10K race and a 3.5 mile "fun walk." The 10K race begins at 9:00a.m.; the Fun Walk" begins at 8:30 a.m. This exciting race takes place on a beautiful USATF-certified course that winds through scenic pine and fir tree forests and over two bridges spanning inlets to Heal Cove and Montsweag Bay. The race benefits the Westport Island Volunteer Fire Department, whose members will direct traffic and provide logistical support at the race. Over the past fifteen years, the race has generated almost $25,000 in proceeds for the volunteer firefighters. The race will be professionally timed by 5K Sports Management. Medals will be awarded for overall and age group winners. Post race refreshments and raffle prizes. Race T-shirts to those who sign up ahead of time. See race website for more info: westportisland.org.