DANFORTH — East Grand Adventure Race, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, May 14, East Grand School. Race includes 20-mile race including a compass run, mountain biking, paddling (canoe or Kayak), mud crawl, two-person cross cut saw competition, tomahawk throwing and log rolling.Entry fee is $20 per person, which includes trophies, T-shirt, lunch and more than $1,000 in prizes for youth divisions. Proceeds benefit East Grand School’s outdoor education program. Website: http://www.eastgrandschool.org/adventure-race ; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ; or call Dave Conley at 551-8729.
LINCOLN — Battle of the Schools — The Lynx Rush Edition will be held noon-2 p.m. Saturday May 14, at Mattanawcook Academy, 33 Reed Drive. The course will be three miles and 20 obstacles testing both individual and teams. Competitors must wear a shirt with the school name on it. The first school to have five competitors cross the finish line wins the title of Battle of the Schools Champions. The winning school will get a banner to hang in their gymnasium. This event is open to all current high school students for $10. Preregister at https://runsignup.com/Race/ME/Lincoln/TheLynxRush.
BANGOR — Husson Baseball April Vacation Clinic for youth ages 5-14, 9-11 a.m. Monday-Wednesday, April 18-20, Husson Baseball Field. Clinic includes mechanics of throwing, hitting drills, infield/outfield drills, baserunning. Cost is $100. For information, call 992-4948.
ORONO — University of Maine baseball is sponsoring a free coaching clinic on Wednesday, April 20, at 6:30 p.m. in Palmer Lounge at the Mahaney Clubhouse. The topic is Outdoor Practice — Keeping Everyone Moving. Interested coaches should contact Black Bears associate head coach Nick Derba with questions. An RSVP by April 19 would be appreciated. Derba can be reached at Nicholas.Derba@maine.edu.
BREWER — Sluggers Baseball and Softball Training Facility is offering daily and weekly clinics and lessons to help athletes prepare for the spring sports season. All clinics are $20 per session. Contact Tim Bush at 207-951-2250 or email@example.com.
CALAIS — Calais Recreation Department’s double-elimination men’s basketball tournament, April 23 and 24. All proceeds will go to the Calais Pool Project. For information or to register a team, call Craig Morrison at 454-2761 or 214-8792.
PORTLAND — The Great Maine Bike Swap organized by Bicycle Coalition of Maine, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, May 1, Sullivan Recreation and Fitness Center, University of Southern Maine, 66 Falmouth St. If you are selling a bike, registration and drop-off is 4-7 p.m. Saturday, April 30. Registering a bike to be sold is $3 cash Saturday night and $5 cash day of the swap, which includes admission to the swap. Admission $3 cash for adults; free for children under 12 and USM students. For information, call 623-4511.
BANGOR — Kenduskeag Stream Sprint, 3-6 p.m., Friday, April 15, register by donation on Harlow Street before 8:30 a.m.; helmets required; contact: Jeff Owen, 866-8518, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
KENDUSKEAG — 50th Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race (Grange Hall), 8 a.m. Saturday, April 16, 16.5 miles; $25 registration until 1 p.m. Friday, April 15, Race-day registration 6:30-7:30 a.m. $50 at Mystic Tie Grange Hall; participants must be at least age 12, those under 16 must have an adult with them in the craft, contact: Bangor Parks & Recreation at 992-4490; email@example.com
GUILFORD — 44th Annual Kiwanis Piscatiquis River Race (athletic field), 10 a.m., Saturday, April 23, 7 miles; $30 registration day of race 8-9:30 a.m., $20 registration before April 22; contact: Brian Woodworth at 217-0962; firstname.lastname@example.org
MACHIAS — Machias River Race (at Machias Lake), 11 a.m., Sunday, April 24, 10.5 miles, $25 registration 9 a.m., $20 ACA members, $5 under 18, free under 18 ACA members; helmets required; contact: Jeff Owen at 866-8518; email@example.com
BANGOR — Kenduskeag Stream Slalom (at Valley Ave. & Exchange St.), 4 p.m. race Saturday, April 30, 10 a.m. practice, Friday, April 29 setup; hard helmets required; contact: Clayton Cole at 285-7886 (day), 285-7356 (evening); firstname.lastname@example.org
BANGOR — Beginner Slalom Clinic (Valley Avenue & Exchange Street), 11 a.m., April 30, registration, free to race participants, $5 ACA, $15 covers all ACA-NE events; hard helmets required; contact: Laurie Sproul at 725-5389/David Stearns 374-3731; email@example.com
BANGOR — Kenduskeag Slalom (Valley Ave. & Exchange St.), 4 p.m. Saturday, Sunday May 1, 2.5 miles, $15 registration for 1st race, $10 for 2nd & 3rd, registration accepted April 1-30 via mail, late registration $25 Saturday, May 2 by 2 p.m.; hard helmets required; contact Clayton Cole at 285-7356 (evening), 285-7886 (day); firstname.lastname@example.org
HOULTON — Meduxnekeag Race, 10 a.m. Saturday April 30, 8 miles, $15 adult, $10 youth registration 8-9:30 a.m.; contact Jane Torres 532-4216, Peter Blood 532-2577
OLD TOWN — Old Town Recreation Center’s Dare to Dodge Adult Dodgeball Tournament fundraiser open to adults age 18 and older Sunday, May 1, at the center. Captains’ meeting at 2 p.m. and first game is at 2:15 p.m. Teams will feature a six-player minimum with a maximum of eight players. Entry fee is $100, and all proceeds will benefit the youth programs at Old Town Recreation Center. Teams will play a minimum of three games. For information, visit www.oldtownrec.com .
BAR HARBOR — The Island Connections Driving for Rides Golf Tournament, 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, at Kebo Valley Golf Club, 136 Eagle Lake Road. The cost to participate is $85, including 18 holes of golf, cart, goody bag and dinner. The tournament will benefit Island Connections’ mission to provide free transportation and other services to seniors and people with disabilities from Mount Desert Island and the surrounding islands. Rain date for the event is Tuesday, May 24. For information, call 288-4457 or email email@example.com.
BELGRADE LAKES — 2016 Club Team Championship, Belgrade Lakes GC, Sunday May 22, entry fee: $220 per team, entry deadline 5 p.m. May 13, for more info, online registration or printable application, go to: www.mesga.org; contact: Maine State Golf Association at 829-3549
BATH — 60th Father/Son Championship at Bath GC, Sunday June 5, open to following combinations: Father/Son, Father/Step-Son, Father/Adopted Son, Grandfather/Grandson. For each side, at least one player must be a resident of Maine have a 2016 MSGA membership, entry fee: $40 per player, entry deadline 5 p.m. May 27, for more info, online registration or printable application, go to: www.mesga.org; contact: Maine State Golf Association at 829-3549
BAR HARBOR — Bar Harbor Bank and Trust’s 23rd annual David R. Harding Memorial Golf Tournament to benefit the Park Street Playground Project in Bar Harbor will be held Tuesday, June 7, at Kebo Valley Golf Club in Bar Harbor. For information, call Cathy Planchart at the bank at 667-0660, ext. 4655.
HERMON — The fifth annual Tee Off For Lyme will take place Sunday, June 5, at Hermon Meadows Golf Club. A fundraiser for MaineLyme. The event will feature prizes, gifts, a silent auction, T-shirts and a barbecue lunch for participants. The cost to take part in the event is $65. MaineLyme is seeking individual golfers, teams and sponsors for the event. There are three sponsor levels in addition to sponsoring a team or individuals. For information, to register, for the golf event, learn about sponsorship or Lyme disease go to mainelyme.org.
KENNEBUNKPORT — Senior Four-Ball Championship at Cape Arundel GC, Tuesday June 7, open to all Maine golfers aged 55 or older, entry fee: $110 per side, sides will consist of two players, entry deadline 5 p.m. May 31, for more info, online registration or printable application, go to: www.mesga.org; contact: Maine State Golf Association at 829-3549
GORHAM — 8th Annual Gorham Lions Club 5K & 10K (Gorham Recreation Center, Ball Park Rd.), 9 a.m. Saturday April 16, for both races: $18 pre-registration and $25 registration day of race, online registration closes 4 p.m. Friday April 15: http://www.running4free.com; contact: Norman Wedge at 839-6569; contact
UNITY — Central Maine Striders Inc. and Unity College’s 34th annual Unity College Spring 5K, 9:30 a.m. Saturday, April 16, on campus. Race-walkers start at 9:15 a.m. This is one of the fastest, flattest, 3.1-mile races in the state. Fee is $10. Race-day registration starting at 8 a.m. For information or to preregister, contact race director Gary Zane at 509-7241 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Showers and changing rooms available. Age-group awards and door prizes.
TOPSHAM — 13th Annual Save Our Swinging Bridge 5K Run/Walk & 2K Family Walk, 10 a.m. Sunday April 17, $20 Run/Walk registration, $15 Run/Walk for youth 17 and under, race day registration 8:30-9:45 a.m. at Priority Business Center, 2 Main St., Topsham, register online before April 9 at: https://endurancecui.active.com; contact: Save Our Bridge at 837-0558
PORTLAND — 8th Annual Patriots Day 5-Miler & Kids Fun Run (Portland Clubhouse, 277 Cumberland Ave.), 12 p.m. race start, 11 a.m. kids fun run, Sunday April 17, $20 pre-registration, $25 day of race, packet pick-up will be at Fleet Feet Sports Maine Running in Portland on Saturday, April 16 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., race day check-in at the Boys & Girls Club between 10–11:30 a.m., online registration or printable form: www.bgcmaine.org; contact: Portland Clubhouse at 874-1070
WATERVILLE — Thomas College Dirty Dog Mud Run and Obstacle Race (180 W. River Rd.), 9 a.m. Sunday April 17, registration $5 for students, $15 for alumni/employees and $45 for non-students and non-alumni/employees; contact: Jim Delorie at 207-859-1183
ORONO — 9th Annual Healthy High 5K, 10K, and Fun Run (at New Balance Student Recreation Center), Wednesday April 20, 4:20 p.m., The race has a free 1 mile walk/run option at 4:30 p.m., Before race day registration, for 5K: UM student $5, non-UM student: $20; for 10K: UM student $10, non-UM student: $25, race day fee will be $10 for UM students and $25 for non-UM students for all races, register at: www.healthyhigh2016.racewire.com or Memorial Union (Rm. 235); contact: Christopher Walters 207-581-1423; email@example.com
SCARBOROUGH — Scarborough April Amble 5K (Scarborough HS, Gorham Rd.), 6 p.m. race start, kids race 5:30 p.m., Friday April 22, $15/adult pre-registration, $10/14 & under, $20 day of race, race day registration begins at 4 p.m. at the tennis courts, pre-register online at: http://www.active.com; contact: Scarborough track boosters at 745-4781
ELLSWORTH — Jerry Kaufman Memorial 5K Run/Walk/Kids Run, 8:30 a.m. 5K walk start, 8:45 a.m. kids run, 9 a.m. 5K race start, Saturday April 23, $15 pre-registration, $20 day of race, $5/kids run, $5/dog on leash, $10/Family Special (per immediate family of 4 or more), registration at 7:30 a.m., pre-registration: http://www.defymca.org; contact: YMCA at 667-3086
PORTLAND — Urban Runoff 5K Run/Walk (Deering HS, 370 Stevens Ave.), 9 a.m. Saturday April 23, registration: $20/adult, $12/youth under 18, day of race: $25/adult, $15/youth, $50 for family (up to 2 adults, 3 youth under 18), $60 on day of race, packet pick-ups 4-7 p.m. Friday, April 22 at Fleet Feet Maine Running, 309 Marginal Way, Portland, race day registration 7:30-8:45 a.m. at Deering HS, register online before 6 p.m. April 21: https://runsignup.com
BANGOR — Husson University soccer camps, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 27-July 1, and Aug. 1-5, for boys and girls ages 5-14, and Aug. 8-12, for high school soccer players in grades 9-12 who intend to play soccer at the freshman, junior varsity, or varsity levels, at Boucher Field. Head men’s soccer coach Gavin Penny will direct. The camps are geared toward high school players with collegiate soccer aspirations. The cost is $200 for each camper and $180 for each additional camper; contact Penny at 973-1041 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org u
BANGOR — Husson women’s soccer will hold a Future Eagle Prospect Day 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, May 1, at Boucher Field on Husson University’s campus for 11th- and 12th-graders considering participation in collegiate soccer. The cost of the clinic is $40. Husson women’s soccer head coach Amanda Cummings and assistant coach Randy Gifford will run the training session. Parents and guardians are invited to a question and answer session in D. Bruce MacGregor Hall of Fame Room immediately following the event. Contact coach Cummings at email@example.com or calling 907-9169. Include name, age, position, T-shirt size.
PORTLAND — Registration is open for the Polar Bear Triathlon/Duathlon on May 7, and Sebago Lake Tri Festival June 11-12, at Gorham Bike and Ski, 693 Congress St.
ORONO — Registration is open for the second annual Junior Bears Triathlon June 4 on the University of Maine campus.The Junior Bears Triathlon is a fundraiser for Black Bear Aquatics, a competition-based swim team based at UMaine’s Wallace Pool. The triathlon is open to children ages 6-14. Athletes will swim in the Wallace Pool and bike and run on closed roads and paths. Early registration at https://racewire.com and costs $25 per athlete until April 30. Regular registration for $30, May 1-June 2. Registration available 7:30-8 a.m. on race day for $40. First 50 athletes to register will be entered into a drawing for two pairs of tickets to Waterfront Concerts. Contact Andrea Oldenberg at firstname.lastname@example.org or 216-375-5248.
CAMDEN — The Camden Classics Cup will be held July 28-30, opening the classic yacht racing season in Maine. Positioned the weekend before the Eggemoggin Reach Regatta, Maine’s largest classic yacht race, and presented by Lyman-Morse Boatbuilding in conjunction with the Camden Yacht Club. There will be a Friday night dock party at the Rhumb Line, the new restaurant at Lyman-Morse at Wayfarer and a dance party at the Camden Yacht Club. For information on classes and divisions, and to register, visit the website at www.camdenclassicscup.com . All proceeds will benefit LifeFlight of Maine. For information: www.camdenclassicscup.com email@example.com