MTC Longfellow Frostbite Virtual 2.5K Run, Walk or Swim

Sat January 1 - Sun February 20, 2022 Portland, ME 04101 US

2.5K Virtual Run

$17 Price increases after February 19, 2022 at 11:59pm EST

2.5K Virtual Walk

$17 Price increases after February 19, 2022 at 11:59pm EST

2.5K Virtual Swim

$17 Price increases after February 19, 2022 at 11:59pm EST
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Anywhere in the World
350 Congress St.
Portland, ME US 04101

I breathed a song into the air,
It fell to earth, I knew not where; 
For who has sight so keen and strong,
That it can follow the flight of song?

Celebrate the 215th birthday of Portland, Maine's No. 1 bard, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, with a virtual 2.5K run, virtual 2.5K walk or virtual 2.5K swim* anywhere in the world in support of Partners for World Health. All virtual events may be completed any time before February 22, 2022, but virtual results cannot be reported until race day, February 22, 2022, between 9AM ad 11:59PM. Upload your virtual result (or simply acknowledge you've completed your event) and photos to our Run Signup page (choose from the run, walk or swim result sets) and be eligible for one of our many prizes: For Swimmers: a trophy plaque to the male and female participant with overall fastest 2.5K swim times.** For Runners and Walkers: New Running Shoes from Fleet Feet Maine Running Company to a male and a female participant chosen at random from reported finishers. Other prizes: Most Distant Virtual 2.5K (distance anywhere in the world from Portland, Maine); My First Race Award (participants 10 and under); Longfellow Canine Look-Alike Award; Victorian Winter Running Attire Award (a vintage clothing favorite); plus special prizes for completing all three events. (Photo challenge: highlight a distinctive local feature from anywhere in the world.) All registered participants will receive a race-logo fleece headband. Make a running or walking plan; find a pool; find a warm stretch of open water; or sign up for more than one! This is the 11th anniversary running of Longfellow Frostbite 2.5K, a legacy race of Maine Track Club. Longfellow Frostbite 2.5K is an event in the 2022 Maine Track Club Grand Prix Series.

* 54.5 laps in a 25-yard pool, or 50 laps in a 25-meter pool, or 2.5K open water documented as one continuous swim by a smart watch record or as timed by a lifeguard or race-approved swimming coach.

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