Kilted Canter


“Where the Pleats Meet the Street”

The long-standing tradition of a Celtic Celebration 5K road race continues with this year’s running of the 6th Annual Kilted Canter 5K Run on Saturday, July 21 at 8:30 a.m.  Sponsored by the Belfast Rotary Club, the run will begin at Belfast Area High School and cover the same relatively flat course as in the past, through the lovely, picturesque, and proudly historic neighborhoods of Belfast, Maine, covering five kilometers or 3.1 miles.  Everyone is welcome to join from those looking to run a personal best to families wanting to share a healthy run/walk.  And while the wearing of a kilt is optional, it is encouraged in keeping with the Maine Celtic Celebration weekend festivities, July 20 – 22, 2018.

When:  Saturday, July 21, 2018, 8:30 a.m. start

Where:  Belfast Area High School, 98 Waldo Avenue, Belfast, Maine

Race-day registration and Packet pick-up:  Race day between 7:30-8:15 a.m.

Fee:  $20 through July 18; $25 race day; $20 for active duty military; performance t-shirts are guaranteed for all runners who register by July 6; after that date, t-shirts are available while supplies last

Awards:  Overall female and male; then top M & F in each of 9 age groups (pre-teen thru 80+)

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Contact: Contact: Ed Varney, 207-338-3763,

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This event is the third of five events in the Run Belfast 2018 series held in Belfast, Maine (more at

Paces for PAWS 5K and 1 Mile Family Walk – May 26

Coastal Mountains Rail Trail 5K and 5 Miler – June 2

Rotary Kilted Canter 5K – Jul 21

Rotary Bug Run 5K – August 18

YMCA Pancake Triple Stack 1 Mile Kids’ Run, 5K, and 10K – October 7

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