STRIVE for 5- 5K Run/Walk

STRIVE for 5 Foden Rd 5k logo

Saturday August 27, 2022 South Portland, ME 04106 US

Registration $30

What: The STRIVE for 5 5K Road Race, Fun Run & Neighborhood Block Party hosted by the STRIVE Business to Business Networking Group, a collection of business leaders from the Foden Road/Maine Mall district of South Portland (business leaders from surrounding communities also welcome). Foden Road Networking Group members are invested in supporting the local economy and residents through business-to-business fellowship, culminating in the annual 5k/Block Party. 

Proceeds benefit STRIVE, a nonprofit in the heart of the Foden Road district of South Portland. STRIVE engages and empowers 1,400+ young adults with developmental disabilities throughout Southern Maine through educational, social and employment training programs.

When:  Saturday, August 27th, 2022

Children’s Fun Run begins at 8am, 5K/Walk Begins at 8:30am

Block Party immediately follows the 5k/Walk

Rain or Shine

Where: STRIVE, 28 Foden Road, South Portland ME 04106

Entry Fee: $30 per person before 08/25. $35 for participants signing up on 08/26 (packet pick-up) or 08/27 (day-of). 

     Participants 12 and under are free with an adult.          

     Every participant receives a shirt from STRIVE and free admittance to all elements of the block party.

*We are offering $10 OFF the registration fee to all STRIVE members, their families, and STRIVE Staff until 07/28/22. Contact Whitney at for your coupon code to use at checkout!* 

Packet Pickup: Friday, August 26th from 3pm-9pm or 7:00-7:45am on August 27th (Race Day) 

                            STRIVE, 28 Foden Road, South Portland ME 04106

Race Info: Children’s Fun Run will start at the STRIVE parking lot and go to the end of Foden Road (will be closed to traffic) before turning around to finish back at the parking lot. During the 5k, runners will line up and walkers will follow. The course runs from STRIVE on Foden Road through Texas Instruments’ Property onto Jet Port Plaza Road then circles back. Spectators can view the race on Foden Road & Jetport Road.  Map available: 

Parking: Please watch for signs & volunteers to direct you to parking on Foden Road.

Awards: Presented to top male & female per age group: 12 and Under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+. 

Free Block Party: Please join the STRIVE Business to Business Networking Group immediately following the race at the Block Party right at STRIVE! This is a family friendly event featuring music, kids’ activities, food and more! 

Entry Fee: $30 per person. Kids 12 and under are free! Every participant receives race t-shirt and collector's item finisher's medal after the event. 

FMI: please contact STRIVE Program Director, Whitney Wildes at (207)774-6278 or


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