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2019 Machias Wild Blueberry Run Set - Jun. 19, 2019

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2019
Machias Wild Blueberry Run Set for August 17


Machias.
Healthy Acadia is thrilled to sponsor the Machias Wild Blueberry
5-Mile Run/Walk and 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, August 17, 2019.
The Wild Blueberry Run serves as the kick-off to the annual Machias
Wild Blueberry Festival, which features hundreds of craft and food
vendors, exhibits, and fun activities. Race proceeds will directly
benefit the Downeast Cancer Patient Navigation Program, a program of
Healthy Acadia and the Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center. Cancer
Patient Navigators provide caring, effective support and access to
resources and treatment for individuals throughout all phases of
their cancer journey.

Event
registration will take place at the Machias Valley Christian School,
(118 Court Street), beginning at 6:00am the day of the race. The
5-mile race begins promptly at 8:00am, and the 1-mile event begins at
8:15 am. An awards ceremony will be held at the Machias Valley
Christian School directly following the race.


Registration
fees are as follows: 1-mile course: $10.00, or $15.00 on the day of
the event. 5-mile course: $25.00/$30.00 day of event. Runners and
walkers of all ages are welcome and invited to participate.
Pre-register by August 9, 2019 to reserve your T-shirt size. Teams
MUST pre-register by no later than 4:00pm on August 14. An unlimited
number of runners/walkers may register as a team. No headphones or
pets are allowed on the course for either race. Baby Strollers are
permitted on the 1-mile course.


Post-race
awards will be given for 5-Mile: Top 3 female & male overall. Top
female & male by age group: 14 & under, 15-24, 25-40, 41-55,
56-70, 71+, and First Walker.

Team
Awards: 1st & 2nd teams. Top 3 score by place of finish. Ties are
determined by fastest cumulative times. Awards for 1 Mile: Top female
& male ages: 8 & under, 9-10, & 11-13.


Register
for either event online (recommended) at:
https://runsignup.com/Race/ME/Machias/WilblueberryRunWalkFunRunWalk
;
mail your completed registration with check payment to:
Blueberry
Run, Healthy Aca
dia,
121 Court Street, Suite A, Machias, ME 04654; or register in person
on the day of the race.







If
you cannot attend, please consider donating to support the Downeast
Cancer Patient Navigation Program. Checks may be made payable to
Healthy Acadia and mailed or delivered to: Blueberry Run, Healthy
Acadia, 121 Court Street, Suite A, Machias, ME 04654.







Healthy
Acadia is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that engages in a broad
range of initiatives to build healthier communities and make it
easier for people to lead healthy lives across Washington and Hancock
counties, Maine. Learn more at www.healthyacadia.org.



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