2012 Mid-Winter Classic

Update: Our registration cap of 800 runners for the 2012 race has been reached. The waiting list is now closed. See you on Sunday!


Sunday, February 5th, 2012, 9:45 a.m.
Location: Cape Elizabeth High School

  • Participant Cap: The race will be capped at the first 800 registrants. Open registration begins on Sunday, November 20th, 2011 at 6:00 a.m. (Note: we have reached our limit of 800 runners.)
  • Fee: (non-refundable)
    $15 Basic Entry Fee OR
    $27 Entry Fee plus Atayne Long Sleeve Technical Running Shirt
  • Race Day Registration: There will be no race day registration. Race day packet pickup will be at Cape Elizabeth High School cafeteria, 8:15am – 9:30am
  • Runner amenities: Chip timing, Pizza, bagels, yogurt, bananas, hot coffee, Endurance Forumula Gatorade, and water available after the race for runners only. Showers and changing rooms available in the high school. Free sports massage available after the race.
  • Long Sleeve Technical Shirts! The race entry fee does NOT include a race shirt. You may order separately a high quality long sleeve unisex technical shirt made by Atayne. You must buy your shirt by December 15th, 2011, in order to be guaranteed the desired size on race day — sizes can not be guaranteed after this date.
  • Packet Pickup: Packet pickup will be held on Saturday 2/4 and Sunday 2/5. On Saturday, pre-registered runners may pick up their bibs and shirt at the Maine Running Company store located at 563 Forrest Ave from 10am to 3pm. On Sunday packets may also be picked up at the Cape Elizabeth High School from 8:15am to 9:30am. Please pick up your packets on Saturday to help us minimize the stress on race day morning.
  • For More Information: Call Blaine Moore at 207-956-0786 ([email protected])
  • Awards: Awards given to the top 3 overall men and women, and top 3men and women in following age groups: 1-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+. Additional awards given to top 3 Clydesdales (male, 190 to 210 lbs), Clydesdales (male, 211+lbs), Fillies (female, 140 to 160 lbs), Fillies (female, 161+ lbs). An award will also be given to the youngest and oldest finisher. Runners may only win one award. Clydesdales and Fillies are not eligible for Age Group awards.
  • Cash Prize: A $100 cash prize will be given for new male and female open and masters course records. Course records: Open male — Open male: Judson Cake , 50:57 (2010) ; Open female — Susannah Beck, 58:07 (2004); Masters male — Todd Coffin, 55:19 (2007); Masters female: Mary Pardi, 1:04:26 (2010) .
  • Online Directions: Click HERE to get detailed directions from your address
  • Directions (from the south): I-95 north to exit 45 (formerly exit 7), South Portland. Through toll booth, take Broadway exit. Stay on Broadway (approx 4 miles) to route 77. Turn right on 77 (Ocean St). Stay straight into Cape Elizabeth (approx 3.5 miles). Follow signs and instructions of parking guides to parking areas.
  • Directions (from the north): South on I-295 to exit 6A, Forest Ave. South. Bear right through Deering Oaks park.This is State Street. Go up hill, cross Congress Street staying on State Street. Follow signs to South Portland, Route 77. Cross Casco Bay Bridge into South Portland. Follow signs to Route 77, Cape Elizabeth. Take Route 77 (approx 3.5 files). Follow signs and instructions from parking guides to parking areas.
  • USATF Certification #: ME03001RF
  • Inclement Weather Announcements websitewww.mainetrackclub.com, TV: WCSH-TV channel 6, WGME-TV channel 13, Radio: WBLM 102.9 FM, WMTW 870 AM and 106.7 FM, WGAN 560 AM,WPOR 101.9 FM.

Mid Winter Classic Inclement Weather Announcements

All registrants of the Mid Winter Classic 10 Miler scheduled for this Sunday at 9:45am should check the race website before travelling to Cape Elizabeth for any official announcements. The only time the race will be cancelled or postponed is if the road conditions become unsafe. This could happen if there’s a storm and town plows are out on the course. If the race must be cancelled notice will be posted by 7:00am on the midwinterclassic10miler.com website and broadcast on the following radio and TV stations. An email message will also be sent to all registered athletes. If the race is cancelled please do not come to the high school. If you arrive at the high school and the race is cancelled you may not run on the roads — per police orders. If the race is cancelled on Sunday it may be postponed to another date and further notice will be given on the website.

TV: WCSH-TV channel 6, WMTW NEWS 8, WGME-TV channel 13, Radio: WBLM 102.9 FM, WMTW 870 AM and 106.7 FM, WGAN 560 AM,WPOR 101.9 FM.

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