Free Kids Run
Kids Run Overview
The 8th edition of the MDI Kids Run will be held in Northeast Harbor on Saturday October 19th, the day before our marathon/half/relay.
This FREE event has been made possible by the MDI Marathon and our generous sponsors.
All attendees must register in advance to participate. T-shirts and medals to all kids that sign-up by October 7th!
What is included:
Kids Run shirt!
Kids Run CRUSHER CLAW finisher's medal!
Mount Desert Nursery School is the official beneficiary!
Online registration closes October 15, 2019
You may also sign up in person at the Pre-Race Expo or on Kids Run race morning beginning at 10:00AM
NOTE: Registration for the Kids Run is limited, and may close without notice. We recommend signing up in advance if you are planning to participate.
Kids Run Confirmed Entrants
Start TIME & Location
October 19th, 2019 - 11:00AM (eastern time)
124 Main Street, Northeast Harbor, Maine, 04662
The Kids Run will start and finish near the Great Harbor Maritime Museum located in the heart of town.
pre-race check-in & Bib numbers
All children need to be checked in prior to the Kids Run start time. You may check-in your child the day before at the Pre-Race Health & Fitness Expo or on Kids Run race morning beginning at 10:00AM at the start/finish line, located at the Great Harbor Maritime Museum on Main Street in downtown Northeast Harbor.
COURSE TIME LIMIT
There is no time limit for the Kids Run. However, if you find that you're the caboose, we suggest moving safely to the side to allow cars to pass.
Crusher Claw Medallions
Kids Run finishers will receive a kid-sized signature crusher claw medallion after they complete the race.
All kids need to be wearing their official bib number on the front of their shirts during the race to receive their award. Medals to the first 150 who sign up and finish.
Finishing & Post-Race
We invite all Kids Run finishers and their families to explore downtown Northeast Harbor and enjoy the many shops and fun places in this quaint picturesque town. This is the route the MDI Marathon will take the next day and downtown Northeast Harbor a great spot to cheer on the runners as they pass thru town at the 12.3 mile mark!
Rules of the road
The Northeast Harbor Police Department will be providing an escort for the Kids Run.
The Kids Run course will remain open to local and race-related traffic. (Traffic is very light.) However, if you find that you are unable to keep up with the group, please move safely to the side.
Race Day Parking
Do not park at the start/finish area. Please park at the marina and walk up the hill to town. The start and finish is at 124 Main Street near the Great Harbor Maritime Museum.
Parking is available in the following locations:
Northeast Harbor Marina
Behind Great Harbor Maritime Museum
Course Directions ➤kids run
The Kids Run starts & finishes near the Great Harbor Maritime Museum, 124 Main Street, Northeast Harbor, Maine 04662.
Start SOUTH on Main Street, Northeast Harbor
Stay straight on Rock End Road
Turn LEFT on Barnacle Way/ Maple Lane
Turn RIGHT on South Shore Road
Turn RIGHT on Cove End Road
Turn RIGHT on Neighborhood Road
Turn LEFT on Main Street and run back to the finish!
Course Map & Profile ➤kids run
Our MDI Marathon Kids Run has been made possible (and FREE) because of the generosity of these amazing Northeast Harbor businesses. Please click the logos below to learn more and patronize them profusely. Thank You!