The Portland Sea Dogs, in conjunction with Intermed and the Maine Track Club, will be hosting the 19th annual Mother’s Day 5K road race. Proceeds from the race go to the American Cancer Society for breast cancer patients and research. There will also be a Kids’ Run that is free of charge.
Slugger and his Mom lead the way on the flat 5K course which begins in front of the Portland Expo building, travels down Congress Street, turning down Stevens Avenue, and making a right onto Brighton Avenue back down Deering Avenue into Fitzpatrick Stadium. The race culminates inside Hadlock Field in front of the third base dugout.
The top overall male and female finishers will receive a trophy, a pair of 2019 Season Tickets for the remainder of the 2019 Sea Dogs season, and throw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to a future Sea Dogs game. The top three male and female finishers in each age group will also be presented with awards. All participants of the race will receive a complimentary ticket to attend a future Sea Dogs game.