The Flume

Sat August 27, 2022 Carrabassett Valley, ME 04947 US Directions


Flume- 5k

9:00AM EDT - 1:00PM EDT

Flume- Canicross 5K

8:30AM EDT - 1:00PM EDT


9:00AM EDT - 1:00PM EDT


5092 Access Rd
Carrabassett Valley, ME US 04947


The 7th Annual Flume trail running race will be held Saturday, August 27th. There will be a 5K and 10K option for this rugged backcountry foot race through the Sugarloaf Nordic Trail network as well as a 5K Canicross race, back for the fourth year.

What is Canicross? Canicross is the sport of running with your dog. Each human runs with one dog that is harnessed (mandatory) and attached to their human at all times. All dogs must be leashed at all times. Harnesses are highly recommended over traditional collars.

Celebrate your accomplishments with a complimentary finish-line beer and hang out on the Beach through the awards ceremony.


Registration will be online only. 

5K: $40 by August 1st at 5pm/$50 until August 26th at Midnight. 

5K Canicross: $45 by August 1st at 5pm/$55 until August 26th at Midnight. 

10K: $50 by August 1st at 5pm/$60 until August 26th at Midnight. 

Day of registration may be an option if capacity allows. Please be sure to register online to secure your spot at the lowest rate!  


Bib Pick-up

Mandatory pre-race registration/bib pick-up will take place in the Sugarloaf Base Lodge from 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM on Saturday morning. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. 

Race Start Times

Canicross 5k race will start at 8:30 AM

5K and 10k race will both begin at approximately 9:00 AM

*Race start format and times are subject to change as we get closer to race day.

There will be a water station along the course as well as one at the finish line. Please carry any additional water you (or your pup) may need. 


Celebrate your accomplishments with a complimentary finish-line beverage and snack on the Beach. We will hold the awards ceremony post-race. 


Timing will be done by All Sports Events

The Triple Crown

The Triple Crown is back! In sports, few titles carry the prestige of "Triple Crown. Now is your chance to join the ranks of Secretariat and American Pharaoh with a Triple Crown title of your own.

If you complete Sugarloaf Marathon & 15K on  May 15, the Flume on August 27nd, and the Uphill Climb on October 9th, you’ll receive a 10% off registration fees for all three races next year. 




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Flume Course Map

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