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Balloon Fest 5K Race/Run/Walk Scheduled

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A 5K Road Race/Run/Walk, sponsored by the Aroostook Teen Leadership Camp program, will be held on Sunday, August 24th, as part of the Crown of Maine Balloon Fest being held August 21st – 24th in the Presque Isle area.

Registration will begin at 8 AM at the Presque Isle Forum. The Walk will start at the Main Entrance of the Forum at 9:15 AM. The timed Race and untimed Run will begin at 10 AM. The 5K course goes down Judd Street, onto State Street and the Loop Road, turns onto Central Drive and Edgemont Drive. Participants will then turn onto Airport Drive and reconnect with Central Drive to return to the Forum.

Registration fee is $10 with shirts being given to the first 20 registrants. There will be three race classes: under 12, 12-18, and 18 years and older. Medals will be awarded to the male and female winner in each race class. There are no classes or awards for the untimed Run and Walk. Water and will be available at the end of the race.

For more information or to pre-register, contact Jack Foster at 498-6431 or e-mail Aroostook Teen Leadership Camp is a leadership development and drug prevention program of Aroostook Mental Health Services, Inc., and has been serving the teens of Aroostook County since 1987.