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STRIVE for 5 - Foden Road 5K

Sun July 14, 2024 South Portland, ME 04106 US


5K Run/Walk

$30 8:30AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Price increases after July 12, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

5K Virtual Run/Walk

$30 Price increases after July 12, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT


28 Foden Road
South Portland, ME US 04106


What: The STRIVE for 5 5K Road Race and Fun Run hosted by the STRIVE Business to Business Networking Group, a collection of business leaders from the Foden Road/Maine Mall district of South Portland (business leaders from surrounding communities also welcome). Foden Road Networking Group members are invested in supporting the local economy and residents through business-to-business fellowship, culminating in the annual STRIVE for 5 5K.

Proceeds benefit STRIVE, a nonprofit in the heart of the Foden Road district of South Portland. STRIVE engages and empowers 1,400+ young adults with developmental disabilities throughout Southern Maine through educational, social and employment training programs.

When:  Sunday, July 14th, 2024

Children’s Fun Run begins at 8am, 5K/Walk Begins at 8:30am

Rain or Shine

Where: STRIVE, 28 Foden Road, South Portland ME 04106

Entry Fee: $25 on or before 04/14. $30 on or before 07/13. $35 for participants signing up on 07/13 (packet pick-up) or 07/14 (day-of). 

     Participants 12 and under are free with an adult.          

     Every participant receives a shirt from STRIVE and free admittance to all elements of the block party.

Race Info: Children’s Fun Run will start at the STRIVE parking lot and go to the end of Foden Road (will be closed to traffic) before turning around to finish back at the parking lot. During the 5k, runners will line up and walkers will follow. The course runs from STRIVE on Foden Road through Texas Instruments’ Property onto Jet Port Plaza Road then circles back. Spectators can view the race on Foden Road & Jetport Road.  Map available: 

Parking: Parking information available soon!

Awards: Presented to top male & female per age group: 12 and Under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+. 

FMI: please contact STRIVE Program Director, Whitney Wildes at (207)774-6278 or

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STRIVE for 5: Foden Road 5K Race Map

The STRIVE for 5: Foden Road 5K starts at STRIVE (28 Foden Road), up Foden Road, through the Texas Instruments campus to Jetport Road Plaza and back. 

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