Saturday, September 28 Schedule

6:00 am – 7:30 am: Packet pick-up for runners/walkers

7:00 am: Opening ceremonies led by Patrick Dempsey at the start stage

7:30 am: 10K Run/Walk presented by Spectrum Healthcare Partners

8:00 am: 5K Run/Walk presented by Spectrum Healthcare Partners

8:00 am – 1:00 pm: Free, family-friendly Festival in the Park, featuring KidZone presented by Cigna, Maine Craft Beer, Wine and Food Truck Festival, live music, and expo (open to the public)

8:20 am – 1:00 pm: Hannaford 5 & 10K Café (participants only)

9:00 am – 1:00 pm: Packet pick-up for cyclists

9:45 am: Brief program before the Amgen Breakaway from Cancer® Survivor Walk. Visit Dempsey Challenge Information Tent to be directed to staging area.

10:00 am: Amgen Breakaway from Cancer® Survivor Walk (Visit the Dempsey Challenge Information tent at the Festival entrance to be directed to the staging area for the walk)

10:30 am (approx.): “Thank You” from Patrick Dempsey at the Entertainment Stage and celebration of Top Fundraising Award Winners.

11:00 am (approximate): Kids’ Fun Run, start stage, immediately following award winner celebration

11:15 am (approximate): Camp of Rock performs immediately following Kids Fun Run

12:00 pm: Maine Cycling Club welcome ride at Rainbow Bicycle, 12-15 miles at a pace for any rider

  • Interested in training? The Maine Cycling Club provides a variety of weekly rides designed for beginners through racers. View the complete schedule here.

1:30 pm: Maine Cycling Club reception at Baxter Brewing Company

4:00 pm: VIP Private Reception presented by TAG Heuer (invitation only; $10,000 and above fundraisers). Click here for more information on fundraising levels and incentives.

5:30 – 7:00 pm: Champions for Hope Celebration presented by TAG Heuer (invitation only; $3,000 and above fundraisers). Click here for more information on fundraising levels and incentives.

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