STRIVE for 5- VIRTUAL 5K Run/Walk

South Portland, ME 04106

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What: We hope you’ll join us for our 9th annual STRIVE For 5K, only virtually! How does a virtual race work? All participants have the ability to make their own 5K course- whether that’s walking in your neighborhood, running a certain trail or previous race course, or using a treadmill at your home or the gym, we’re asking you to participate in honor of STRIVE over the weekend of September 18th. All race participants that complete the 5K September 18th, 19th, or 20th, will receive a race t-shirt and collectors item finisher’s medal after the event. Registration for the event is only $30 (Kids 12 and under are free!) and is open through the event day (will close at 11:59p on 09/20). We will also be giving out prizes for; the runner/walker who is furthest away, best costume, and more! Be sure to post your own pictures from the event, using hashtag #VirtualSTRIVEfor5, so we recognize all that are participating! You can also share your own pictures from the event on any of our social media sites:

@STRIVENation on Facebook
@STRIVE_PSL on Instagram
@STRIVE_PSL on Twitter

We will mail shirts and medals to those that don't live in the area, so be sure to share with your friends “from away” as well!

The STRIVE for 5K benefits STRIVE, a non-profit located in South Portland, Maine. STRIVE engages and empowers 1,000+ young adults with intellectual disabilities through educational, social and employment training programs.

When:  September 18th, 19th, & 20th- Anytime that works for you!

Entry Fee: $30 per person. Kids 12 and under are free! Every participant receives race t-shirt and collector's item finisher's medal after the event. 

FMI: please contact STRIVE Program Director, Whitney Wildes at (207)774-6278 or

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