Annual Wesley’s Fun Run & 5K Set for June 18
June 6, 2016

East Machias – The Wesley Keeton Foundation and Healthy Acadia have partnered to sponsor the annual Wesley’s Fun Run & 5K to be held on Saturday, June 18, 2016 in East Machias. This year’s event features a fun theme flare – come dressed in costume as your favorite superhero. Prizes for best costumes will be awarded.

Registration for the 1-mile fun run is $15.00, or $20.00 on the day of the event. Registration for the 5-mile run/walk is $20.00, or $25.00 on the day of the event. Youth under age 18 pay just $10.00 for either event. Register online at: https://runsignup.com/Race/ME/EastMachias/WesleyFunRun or find Wesley’s Fun Run on FaceBook to connect to the registration link.

Event registration/check-in will be at the start/finish line located behind Archibald’s One-Stop in East Machias, on the Sunrise Trail along the East Machias River.
The 1-mile fun run begins promptly at 8am, and the 5K event begins at 8:15 a.m. Awards for top 3 female & male runners overall, top 3 female & male walkers & 1st wheelchair in each event will be presented shortly following the 5K finish. Children ages 12 and under will receive medals.

Proceeds from Wesley’s Run will benefit the Wesley Keeton Foundation, which provides scholarships and funding to support enrichment programs and positive social development activities for local youth. All contributions are tax-deductible and additional donations are appreciated. Register/donate online using the link listed above, or mail your check or money order, payable to The Wesley Keeton Foundation, to: Team Wesley, 51 Cutler Road, East Machias, Maine 04630.

Healthy Acadia encourages people of all ages to join in this fun family event. For questions or additional information about this event, call Tammy Wood at 207-255-8692 or 207-253-8754. For information about the Wesley Keeton Foundation, contact Kate Keeton at 207-479-5777.