A RUN CLUB FOR EVERYONE

Runaways Run Club is a Maine based weekly running meetup that offers Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday, group runs for all speeds and levels.

All Year | 6:00AM
All levels group run around the Back Cove Trail in Portland (3.6 Miles). Meeting at Sebago to the Sea Parking Lot at .

All Year | 6:00PM
Our most popular social group run. This travels to a different brewery/bar every week. The run can very between 3-4.5 miles, we always finish at our starting spot.

Upcoming Events

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Pub Run: Bunker

Pub Run: Bunker

Jun 19, 6:00pm - Jun 19, 7:15pm

Bunker Brewing Co.

Bunker - 6:00pm (reflective gear required!)

Runaways Run Club meets at different locations on Wednesdays at 6:00PM, all year. Each run varies in distance between 3-4.5 miles and will start & finish at the same spot. All paces are welcome on the run!

Common sense protocols: If you're not feeling well, or have Covid, please do not attend. Running is inherently risky and attendance is your acceptance of this risk.
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Thursday Trails: Oat Nuts Park

Thursday Trails: Oat Nuts Park

Jun 20, 6:00pm - Jun 20, 7:15pm

Oatnuts Park

Oat Nuts Park - 189 Summit St, Portland, ME 04103 - 6:00PM

Runaways Run Club meets on Thursdays at 6:00PM at a trail location that rotates each week.

All paces are welcome on the run but please be advised that trail conditions are always changing and these trails can be fairly technical in sections (rocks, roots, inclines, etc.). We recommend trail shoes and the ability to run at least 2-3 miles without issue.

Common sense protocols: please do not attend if you are not feeling well. Trail running is inherently risky. Your attendance indicates your acceptance of this risk.
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Sunday Run & Pick Your Own Strawberries!

Sunday Run & Pick Your Own Strawberries!

Jun 23, 8:30am - Jun 23, 10:00am

Pineland Farms

Join the Runaways for a spring Strawberry Run (trail run + pick your own strawberries). We will meet outside the Pineland Farms Market, and head out on a 5 mile run. We can grab coffee and snacks at the market and then we head to Gillespie Farms to pick strawberries.

The trails at Pineland are well maintained, relatively smooth and non-technical with lots of rolling hills. Trail shoes are not strictly necessary.

Trail running is inherently risky. Your attendance indicates your acceptance of this risk.
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Pub Run: Belleflower Brewing

Pub Run: Belleflower Brewing

Jun 26, 6:00pm - Jun 26, 7:30pm

Belleflower Brewing

Belleflower Brewing - 6:00pm - Double Birthday Bash! It's Zack's actual birthday, and Mari's on the 24th, so we celebrate!

Runaways Run Club meets at different locations on Wednesdays at 6:00PM, all year. Each run varies in distance between 3-4.5 miles and will start & finish at the same spot. All paces are welcome on the run!

Common sense protocols: if you aren't feeling 100% well, stay home. Attendance at a group run is inherently risky, your presence indicates your acceptance of this risk.
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Thursday Trails: Fore River Sanctuary

Thursday Trails: Fore River Sanctuary

Jun 27, 6:00pm - Jun 27, 7:15pm

1685 Congress St, Portland, ME 04102-2130, United States Map

Fore River Sanctuary - 6:00PM

Runaways Run Club meets on Thursdays at 6:00PM at a trail location that rotates each week.

All paces are welcome on the run but please be advised that trail conditions are always changing and these trails can be fairly technical in sections (rocks, roots, inclines, etc.). We recommend trail shoes and the ability to run at least 2-3 miles without issue.

Common sense protocols: please do not attend if you are not feeling well.
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Coffee Run - Coastal Run on the ET

Coffee Run - Coastal Run on the ET

Jun 30, 8:30am - Jun 30, 9:45am

Coastal Run, 6 Westwood Ave, Suite #1, Scarborough, ME 04074. Map

Coastal Run - 8:30AM - 6 Westwood Ave, Suite #1, Scarborough, ME 04074 - Come help us celebrate the new kid on the block! Our friend Alex is opening a running store and we want to help her get off on the right foot!

We'll head out for a planned 6 to 7 mile group trail run on the Eastern Trail. This is a flat, non-technical trail and the distance can be easily modified to do more or less mileage. We will meet back at Coastal Run for coffee, donuts and GIVEAWAYS!

Common sense protocols: please do not attend if you are not feeling well. Attendance at a group run is inherently risky. Your presence reflects your acceptance of the risks.
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Pub Run: Definitive

Pub Run: Definitive

Jul 3, 6:00pm - Jul 3, 7:15pm

Definitive Brewing Company

Definitive - 6:00pm

Runaways Run Club meets at different locations on Wednesdays at 6:00PM, all year. Each run varies in distance between 3-4.5 miles and will start & finish at the same spot. All paces are welcome on the run!

Common sense protocols: if you aren't feeling well or have Covid, stay home. Attendance at a group run is inherently risky, your presence indicates your willingness to accept this risk.
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Coffee Run - C Salt

Coffee Run - C Salt

Jul 7, 8:30am - Jul 7, 9:45am

C Salt Gourmet Market

C Salt Gourmet Market - 8:30AM - Please park in the lot behind C-Salt so that we don't take up patron spaces while we're out running! Thank you!

We'll head out for a planned 6 to 7 mile group trail or road run, which can be easily modified to do more or less mileage. We will meet back at C Salt for coffee and breakfast for those who would like to partake. There is indoor and outdoor seating available at C Salt, and a full breakfast menu.

Common sense protocols: please do not attend if you are not feeling well. Attendance at a group run is inherently risky. Your presence reflects your acceptance of the risks.
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Pub Run: Mast Landing (Westbrook)

Pub Run: Mast Landing (Westbrook)

Jul 10, 6:15pm - Jul 10, 7:30pm

Mast Landing Brewing Company

Mast Landing (Westbrook) - 6:15pm (note the later start time!)

Runaways Run Club meets at different locations on Wednesdays at 6:00PM, all year. Each run varies in distance between 3-4.5 miles and will start & finish at the same spot. All paces are welcome on the run!

Common sense protocols: please don’t come if you're not feeling well or have COVID.

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Back Cove Backyard Ultra

Back Cove Backyard Ultra

Jul 13, 10:00am - Jul 14, 11:45pm

Back Cove Park

Portland's only backyard ultra on the iconic Back Cove Trail is back for year 3! Test yourself over and over (and over) again, or until the last biped remains standing. Every hour on the hour you'll head out to complete the 4.16 mile loop, in a test of physical and mental fortitude. Think you have what it takes? Let's find out!

The start/finish area is centrally located at Back Cove Park across from a Hannaford Supermarket and other amenities. There will be porta potties and an aid station at the start/finish area with water, packaged snacks, electrolyte/salt packets, basic first aid supplies 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. There are water fountains at intervals on the Back Cove trail, and public toilets in Payson Park (approximately halfway through the loop). There will be an unmanned aid station in Payson Park with water and minimal supplies.

This year, Back Cove Backyard Ultra is excited to announce that it will be offering a select number of XTERRA PASS qualifications to race at the XTERRA Trail Run World Championship at Sugarloaf Mountain in Maine, USA on September 1, 2024. Our race will offer 6 registration opportunities to this invite-only event. For more information about the XTERRA Trail Run World Championship, visit www.xterraplanet.com/event/xterra-trail-run-world-championship or email trailrun@xterraplanet.com.

Swag by Spandits again this year! Proud to partner with a local Maine small business to do quality race branded hats for all participants!
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Pub Run: Austin Street

Pub Run: Austin Street

Jul 24, 6:00pm - Jul 24, 7:15pm

Austin Street Brewery

Austin Street (Fox Street location) - 6:00pm

Runaways Run Club meets at different locations on Wednesdays at 6:00PM, all year. Each run varies in distance between 3-4.5 miles and will start & finish at the same spot. All paces are welcome on the run!

Common sense protocols: if you aren't feeling well, please stay home. Attendance at a group run is inherently risky, your presence indicates your acceptance of this risk.
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Pub Run: Blue Lobster Urban Winery

Pub Run: Blue Lobster Urban Winery

Jul 31, 6:00pm - Jul 31, 7:15pm

Blue Lobster Urban Winery

Blue Lobster Urban Winery - 6:00pm (former location of UFF)

Runaways Run Club meets at different locations on Wednesdays at 6:00PM, all year. Each run varies in distance between 3-4.5 miles and will start & finish at the same spot. All paces are welcome on the run!

Covid protocols: if you aren't feeling 100% well, stay home. Attendance at a group run is inherently risky, your presence indicates your acceptance of this risk.
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Trail Work Volunteer Day - Presumpscot Regional Land Trust

Trail Work Volunteer Day - Presumpscot Regional Land Trust

Aug 17, 9:00am

Rivermeadow Preserve, Westbrook, ME

1/2 Day Trail Work at Presumpscot Regional Land Trust's (PRLT) new Rivermeadow Preserve in Westbrook! Work area and parking details coming soon...

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Firebird Trail Races 2024

Firebird Trail Races 2024

Aug 24, 6:30am - Aug 24, 7:30pm

Lowell Preserve

Firebird Trail Race is a challenging and wicked fun trail race with distance options of 13M, 50K & 50M (be warned, it's brutal), that runs on donations, positive vibes, and a crushingly technical course in Falmouth, Maine.

Unlike other races, to compete here you must donate to a non-profit of your choice in addition to paying the low cost registration fee. Instead of some mega race conglomerate taking the profits, we ask that you pay it forward and contribute to a non-profit that aligns with your values. Donations must be made between 8.25.2023 and 8.23.2024, and we must have proof of the donation (receipt, confirmation letter, copy of your check) by 8.23.24 in order to confirm entry. Donations must be at least $20.
Participants have donated in excess of $25,000, which is nothing short of astounding!
The 10 mile loop in Lowell Preserve and thru North Falmouth Community Forest is technical and challenging, with lots of rocks and roots on mostly single-track trails. All events start and finish in Lowell Preserve at the Windham Fire Station.

- 13M course: one loop in Lowell Preserve and North Falmouth Community Forest plus 5k loop in Lowell
- 50K course: three loops in Lowell Preserve and North Falmouth Community Forest plus 5k loop in Lowell (this one gives you a little extra for your registration fee)
- 50M course: five loops in Lowell Preserve and North Falmouth Community Forest
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