S.W. Collins 5K Road Race & Kids Fun Run

6 Washburn Street
Caribou, ME 04736

Running > 5k, Walking

Registration Powered by RunSignUp

Event Description

The S.W. Collins Company’s 5K Road Race & Kids Fun Run will be held Sunday, June 23, 2024 in the store parking lot at 6 Washburn Street, Caribou, Maine. This is the second race in the NEW 2024 Crown of Maine Race Series. 

  • Online pre-registration fee is $20 + online site fee and will close at 8:00 a.m. on June 23. 
  • Day of registration fee will be $25 and will open at 8:30 a.m. and close at 9:30 a.m. on the 23rd.
  • Kids Fun Run Races are free with donations accepted.  They will begin at 9:00 a.m.
  • The walkers’ race will start at 9:45 a.m.
  • The runners’ race will start at 10:00 a.m. 
  • The award's ceremony will be held after all racers have finished and times are calculated.
  • The BBQ/Beer Garden will begin after the race. 

Registration fee includes a custom long sleeve race shirt, refreshments and BBQ/beer garden immediately following the awards.

Note: There are a limited number of race shirts available. Please register early to ensure you receive a shirt. There may or may not be shirts available in your size on the day of the race.

Doorprize: We will also have a drawing for a pair of sneakers donated by Sleepers Shopping Center. 

Awards: There will be an award for overall men and women race winners for runners and walkers.  There will also be 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards for men and women running categories 14 & Under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & Over.  Awards for the Kids Fun Run will be given for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place winners for boys and girls in the following age groups: 4 & Under, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12.

**Special Note:  This race is also a memorial race for Owen Jackson who passed away in 2003 from Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Owen was a founding Aroostook Mûsterd member and held the title of Bull.  He actively competed in the 1980's.  Several of his family members and friends will be participating in the race. If you knew Owen, please consider joining us to honor his memory. A separate event page on Facebook has been created and there will be t-shirts available to purchase dedicated specifically to Owen. 

For additional 5K race information or information about the memorial for Owen Jackson, contact Leslie Jackson at the S.W. Collins Company, 6 Washburn Street in Caribou, telephone 496-6723 or email lesliej@swcollins.com.

And lest we forget... This year, S.W. Collins is celebrating it's 180th year anniversary!!

Event Location & Accomodations

Connect on Social