Press Release

Crown of Maine Balloon Fest 5K Race Scheduled

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — A 5K Road Race, sponsored by the Aroostook Teen Leadership Camp program, will be held on Saturday, Aug. 25, as part of the Crown of Maine Balloon Fest in Presque Isle from August 23rd-26th.

Registration will begin at 8 a.m. at the Presque Isle Forum, and will start at the Mechanic Street entrance at 10 a.m. The course makes a 5K loop from the Forum to Northern Maine Community College and back.

Registration fee is $10 with shirts being given to the first 20 registrants. There are three race classes: under 12, 12-18, and 18 years and older. Medals will be awarded to the overall female and male winners. Water and snacks will be available at the end of the race.

For more information, contact Jack Foster at 207-498-6431 or e-mail .