2017-10-12 / Community News

Fourth annual Veterans’ Day 5K benefits Honor Flight Maine


Lacey Laverriere, right, of Biddeford signs in with Libby Hatlan for the 5K trail race at Sunday’s fourth annual Kennebunkport Conservation Trust Trail Fest in Kennebunkport. At center, Bill Beaudoin of Kennebunkport picks up his bib for the 10K. More than 200 participated in the Trail Fest that also included a marathon and half marathon. The event is part of the trust’s 4 Seasons series and raises funds for Trust in Education programming. (Kevin A. Byron photo) Lacey Laverriere, right, of Biddeford signs in with Libby Hatlan for the 5K trail race at Sunday’s fourth annual Kennebunkport Conservation Trust Trail Fest in Kennebunkport. At center, Bill Beaudoin of Kennebunkport picks up his bib for the 10K. More than 200 participated in the Trail Fest that also included a marathon and half marathon. The event is part of the trust’s 4 Seasons series and raises funds for Trust in Education programming. (Kevin A. Byron photo) Wells Chamber of Commerce will host its fourth annual Veterans’ Day 5K on Saturday, Nov. 11 at 10 a.m. The 5K run/walk will start and end at the Wells Elks Lodge, 356 Bald Hill Road, Wells.

Proceeds for the event will benefit Honor Flight Maine. Gorham Savings Bank is the Primary Event sponsor and Avita of Wells is the Gold sponsor. The first 100 registrants will receive a free long-sleeve T-shirt. The Wells Elks will have food and beverage for sale after the race (bring an ID). Prizes will be awarded to male and female in the following categories: Overall, Under 20, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70-plus.

For registration information, visit www.wellschamber.org, call 646-2451 or visit www.runsignup.com/race/ME/ Wells/VD5k.

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