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Shipyard Old Port Half Marathon and 5K
July 9, 2016 @ 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Shipyard Old Port Half Marathon and 5K is a destination race that features some of the most scenic views along southern Maine’s coastline. More than 70% of participants come from outside Maine. The half marathon is Portland’s premier summertime running event that cuts through the heart of the Old Port district and West End neighborhood and features sweeping views of the Casco Bay its many islands, ferries, sailboats, lobster boats, tug boats, and paddlers, the Presumpscot River, the City of Portland skyline, and the Back Cove. Half marathon runners start on a long pier overlooking the water at Portland’s Ocean Gateway Terminal. Runners in the 5K race start high up on the Eastern Promenade with sweeping views of the Casco Bay.