February 23, 2018
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Third annual MURPH 5-Mile Trail Race on May 10

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BATH, Maine — The third annual “MURPH 5-Mile Trail Race” will be held May 10, at the McMann Athletic Complex on Congress Avenue in Bath. Walkers start at 9 a.m. and runners at 10 a.m. The event honors Lt. Michael Murphy, the namesake of DDG 112 which was delivered to the U.S. Navy in 2012. Today, the ship operates out of its homeport of Pearl Harbor. For information, call 443-8360 or email bathrec@cityofbath.com. Register online or download a registration form at www.cityofbath.com/themurph. A barbecue will be held after the race.

The 5-miler is organized by Bath Parks & Recreation and supported by the crew of Zumwalt (DDG 1000), US Naval Sea Cadet Corps and American Legion Post 21. It benefits the Michael P. Murphy Scholarship Fund, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bath/Brunswick, and Fields for Our Future.