Press Release

Annual 5k Turkey Trot

FARMINGTON, Maine — The University of Maine at Farmington Fitness and Recreation Center invites the public to join them in its fifth annual 5k Turkey Trot and Kids Fun Run Saturday, Nov. 17.

The road race begins at 10:15 a.m.  at the UMF Fitness & Recreation Center at and loops on High St., Maple Ave., Granite Heights and Main St. through Farmington. There is also a Fun Run for children 10 and under which begins at 9:40 a.m.  from the center and loops for one-half mile or a mile around the FRC. Childcare is provided for children of parents running in the 5k.

Registration is required to participate and forms may be picked up in advance at the UMF Fitness and Recreation Center or downloaded from their website at Registration for adults is $20 on race day, $15 in advance; UMF student with I.D. is $12 on race day, $10 in advance; and for the Kids Fun Run registration is $8 on race day and $5 in advance.

Free T-shirts will be handed out to the first 100 registered runners.

For more information, contact Leah Brackett, UMF Coordinator of Youth Programs, Intramurals, and Recreation, at 207-778-7495, or



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