Summer is quickly approaching! So many runners have trudged through soggy, snowy and cold winter months, followed by a very wet and rainy spring. Now it’s time to start planning the ultimate RaceCation!
RAceCation in Portland, Maine! Enjoy fabulous views of Casco Bay, delicious seafood and shopping! Plenty of sunshine, warm days with a nice breeze off of Casco Bay and cool nights! Portland, Maine is the perfect RaceCation destination for July!
Register for the Shipyard Half or 5k here and use code KForrest for a discount on registration! The Shipyard Half and 5k take runners through the historic, winding streets of Portland, Maine with views of Casco Bay along the route. Check out the link above for race info, course maps and pre and post running events! Of course, beer drinkers can enjoy Portland, Maine brewed Shipyard Brewing Company Beer
Shipyard Half and 5k -Saturday July 9th, Portland, Maine -Race Discount Code KForrest
Weekend Running in Portland, Maine- Portland is a relatively small, coastal, city. The city-by-the sea! It is a friendly city with two beautiful trails for running! These trails take runners along the coast line of Casco Bay. Walkers and bikers can also enjoy these running trails! I love running Portland when I am home. Check out these Back Cove Trail and the Eastern Promenade trail
Where to Eat-Portland, Maine! There are many restaurants to choose from in Portland, however, the Porthole Restaurant is the best bang for your buck! Delicious seafood, including full steamed lobster, steamers and the iconic Maine Lobster Roll! Eat outside and watch the lobster boats roll in from a day of lobstering!
Shopping and a Sweet End to the RaceCation Weekend! A weekend in Portland has to include walking the historic, cobble stone streets of the Old Port! Visiting the many shops and gathering Portland, Maine themed souvenirs! My favorite cupcake bakery is also tops on the list for a sweet treat! Eastend Cupcakes
Walk the cobblestone streets of the Old Port! Visit all the shops!
Definitely consider making Portland, Maine your July 8th-10th RaceCation Destination! Register for the Shipyard Half Marathon or 5k! Use code Kforrest for a discount on registration!
Who’s Running Shipyard Half or 5k?? Any other fabulous RaceCation destinations out there?