2017-04-19 / Sports & Outdoors

Kingfield POPS road race returns

KINGFIELD — The third annual Kingfield POPS Kids K, 5K and 10K will take place Saturday, June 24. The registration, starting line and finish line are located at 1 Salem Road.

Participants will follow the course out of the village, past the Kingfield POPS venue and back.

Races begin at 7 a.m. and runners are asked to register on site before 6:30 a.m. Entrance fee for the 5K is $15, the 10K is $20 and the Kids K is free.

For more road race information, call John Winter of Winter’s Health and Fitness at 778-1091.

Later in the day, the 15th annual Kingfield POPS will take place at Kennedy Field. The public is invited to join in for an evening of music featuring Bangor Symphony Orchestra, Sultans of String, Ghost of Paul Revere, Maine Youth Rock Orchestra, The Jason Spooner Band, Lula Wiles and Western Mountain Trashcan Band. Gates open at 4:30 p.m.

Early Bird adult tickets for the Kingfield POPS are available until May 15 for $20 at Tranten’s locations in Kingfield and Farmington; Skowhegan Saving Bank branches in Kingfield, Stratton, Phillips, Rangeley and Farmington; at Maine’s High Peaks Visitor Center in Carrabassett Valley; and at the Kingfield POPS website. After May 15, tickets are $25 or $30 at the gate. Youth 17 years old and under are free.

Kingfield POPS provides music and art programming for regional residents, youth and schools. The Kingfield POPS believes that a vibrant arts environment enhances quality of life and creates opportunities for economic development.

For more information, visit kingfieldpops.com.

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