Upcoming Races

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TINY TRAIL RACE SERIES

5K | MAY - JULY 2022

Tiny Trail Races is our fun summer 5K trail series through some of greater Portland's hidden and beautiful trail networks! Runners of all ages and levels will get to enjoy a dash through the woods, all while helping support local land trusts, towns, and non-profits maintain these spectacular spaces. Each race will be capped to 50 runners per event, hence the "tiny" trail race!

Cape Elizabeth - May 8th at 8:00AM
Gorham - June 11th at 8:00AM
Windham - July 9th at 8:00AM

Each course is on commonly used trails, though some sections include rocks, roots, and narrowed segments. These trail networks are a great for all ages and levels to run on. Each course will be marked with orange pin flags and white chalk. One aid station stocked with water and light snacks will be at the start/finish line for runners only.

 

All runners who complete the series will receive a finishers tech shirt. Top male and female runners will receive prizes from our sponsors and a custom made award! Each race will be at three different locations to make up the series: Cape Elizabeth, Gorham, and Windham.

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BACK COVE BACKYARD ULTRA

JULY 30, 2022

Portland's only backyard ultra on the iconic Back Cove Trail! Test yourself over and over (and over) again in a 24 hour period, or until the last biped remains standing. Think you have what it takes? Let's find out!

July 30, 2022 - 7am

Every hour on the hour you'll head out to complete the 4.16 mile Back Cove loop, in a test of physical and mental fortitude.
There will be an aid station and porta potties at the start/finish area in Payson Park with water, packaged snacks, electrolyte/salt packets, and ice available during the heat of the day. You should plan to bring everything else you think you'll need in addition to these basics.

 

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FIREBIRD TRAIL RACES

13M & 50K | SEPTEMBER 3, 2022

Firebird Trail Race is our tough trail event, run on donations, positive vibes, and a 13M / 50K crushing course in Falmouth, Maine.

Our goal with this race is to build community and accomplish great feats together, helping each other finish a grueling task, for the first time or the millionth time.

SEPTEMBER 3, 2022

Start times:
50K - 7:30AM  |  13M - 8:00AM

Courses will be updated February 2022.

Unlike other races, to get in you must donate to a non-profit of your choice in addition to paying the low cost registration fees! Runners must donate to a non-profit of your choice within a year before the race then send us a receipt to confirm entry. We would appreciate donations of at least $40, with a $20 minimum required.