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Mid Winter Classic Status Update (2/26 – 11:30 am)

An official announcement will be made tonight around 6:30 pm about the status of the race tomorrow. We will post an announcement here on the race website, on our Facebook fan page, and through email to all registered participants. Until 2:00 pm today we will only be handing out shirts for those who bought one at the […]

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The Mid-Winter Classic Has Been Postponed

Please note that this news article is from the 2011 race. Race Postponed We are sad to announce that the Mid Winter Classic 10 Mile race scheduled for Sunday, February 6th, in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, has been cancelled. The Cape Elizabeth Police Department has informed us that we will not be permitted to host the […]

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IMPORTANT: Wear Your Race Bib Properly

Because we are using a new timing technology this year, it is very important that you wear your bib properly. You will not have to worry about a separate timing chip that you need to attach to your ankle or shoe; instead, the timing chip is integrated as part of your bib number. Because of […]

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Updated athlete’s guide — please read

All registered runners should take a moment to read our athlete’s guide. We want to ensure that everyone has a fun and safe experience. Please pass this link along to your friends who will also be running. http://www.mainetrackclub.com/MidWinterClassicRunnersGuide.pdf G-UP

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2011 Registration is Now Closed

We have reached our cap of 800 runners, and so registration has been closed! We still have a few paper applications to enter that will push us a few people over, but we are no longer accepting new registrations. That doesn’t mean that you can’t still take part on race day, however! We still need […]

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New Amenities: Chip Time & Disposable Bib Tags

Starting this year when athletes pick up their packets at registration each person will receive a bib with an built-in disposable RFID chip. We’ve decided to do away with the chips that wrap around your ankle using a Velcro strap. Now, while using the new disposable chip system we will be able offer runners more amenities. In […]

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HealthSource Portland Offers Free Services

We’re very pleased to have the doctors and staff from HealthSource Portland join us this year. The folks from HealthSource will be providing a variety of free services for runners before and after the race including: 4 massage tables, foot scanning, rock tape and kinesiotape, pre and post stretching and A.R.T.

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2011 Registration Is Now Open

Registration is now open for the 2011 running of the Mid-Winter Classic. You can register online or by mailing in a paper application. We have reached our cap of 800 runners and registration is now closed! The gun will fire this year on February 6th, 2011 at 9:45 a.m.  The start and finish lines are […]

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