The Rescue Run: Race for Marine Mammals features a popular 5k chip-timed trail race and un-timed walk through Odiorne Point State Park. Our popularrRace follows the 5k cross-country trail route created by Jennifer Shultis, captain of Team Eastern Mountain Sports, 2006 US Adventure Racing National Champions. You’ll run through the forest, by the rocky shore, across a sandy beach, and alongside historic military fortifications.
The first 175 registrants for the 5k receive a free official wick-wear race t-shirt. Race shirts will be available for purchase for $12 day-of, while supplies last. Prizes are awarded in age and gender categories from 6 to 60+, as well as overall fastest male and female for the 5k (must run in the <8 min. pace/mile to qualify for overall winner). The Kids Fun Run features a 300-yard dash and a half-mile run for children ages 12 and under. Every child that participates in the Fun Run wins a prize! Following the race, enjoy a light runner’s breakfast, music, fun ocean-themed activities, and even a mock seal rescue for the kids! Whether you plan to race, run or walk the 5k with a group of friends or your family, you can choose a team name and register as a team at a discounted price. Teams must have 5 or more participants. We encourage you to get creative with matching costumes and fanfare! Please remember that dogs are not allowed in Odiorne Point State Park. Strollers are not permitted on the 5k trail. Children, age 12 and under, must be accompanied by an adult on the 5k. Schedule 5k Trail Race: Registration 7:30-8:45am Race begins promptly at 9am* Kids Fun Run: Registration 7:30-8:45am 9:40, 9:50, 10am 5k Awards: 10am Raffles: 10:30am Beach Clean-up: 11:00am Registration Fees Individual Participants Fees 5k Trail Race (ages 13+): $25 through April 14; $30 thereafter 5k Trail Race (ages 6-12): $15 through April 14; $20 thereafter 5k Trail Race (under age 6): FREE Team Participants Fees Costs are per person. Teams must consist of 5 or more members who participate in the 5k. 5k Trail Race (ages 13+): $22 through April 14; $25 thereafter 5k Trail Race (ages 6-12): $13 through April 14; $15 thereafter 5k Age 5 and under: Free Kids Fun Run Fees Under age 5 300 yard dash $6 9:40am Ages 5-12 300 yard dash $6 9:50am Ages 12 and under Half mile run $6 10:00am