Walk, Run or Ride

To Benefit Bangor Area Non Profits

This event was created to help raise money for Maine nonprofits in a unique and fun way. Join us for a fun summertime event where walkers, runners, cyclists and motorcyclist alike can do what they love while helping their favorite nonprofit by voting for them. SUPPORT THE EVENT, SUPPORT THE COMMUNITY! Proudly brought to you by the Rotary Club of Bangor Breakfast.

About the Event

Bangor Area Challenge for Charities features the following, be sure not to miss out:

Snacks / BBQ Lunch

Snacks / BBQ Lunch

Registration includes: Coffee, tea, juices & blueberry coffee cake in the AM. Hamburgers, cheeseburgers, hot dogs, veggie burgers & franks, chili and vegetarian chili w/ crackers, sour cream, cheese, pasta vegetable salad, cookies & brownies, & drinks for lunch (11 to 2 pm).

On Route Support

On Route Support

We've got your back! There will be plenty of rest stops, mechanical support, and well marked routes. There will be volunteers at the rest stops and in SAG vehicles who can help answer your questions at any time. Don't forget to thank them for their efforts.

All Proceeds Stay Local

All Proceeds Stay Local

100% of the event's net proceeds go to Maine based nonprofits. Nonprofits who get over 50 votes automatically get $500. Those nonprofits with 50 votes or more could get even more money! This event was created locally and your dollars will stay with local nonprofits, guaranteed.

Fun For The Whole Family

Fun For The Whole Family

Grandmothers, Grandfathers, Moms, Dads, Aunts, Uncles, and kids of all ages are welcome to participate! Don't forget your friends and co-workers too! This event is meant for anyone who likes to walk, run, cycle or go motorcycling. Everyone is welcome!

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Walk as a united front - Walking together with family, friends and coworkers shows your community you care about your local nonprofits. Walking is a great way to get out and get healthy all while pounding the pavement for your cause. You will be among hundreds of walkers who share your passion as you walk along a beautiful route. Options include: Children, Youth & Adult - 1k, 5k, 10k routes.

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Run like the wind - Running shows not only your physical determination but your determination to help your favorite local nonprofit. The event is open to all sorts of runners - beginners to experienced. If you choose to run you will be among lots of peers who share your wish to get the most votes for your nonprofit. Options include: Youth & Adult - 5k, 10k and half marathon routes.

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Bike Ride

Ride like you own the road - Cycling will make you feel the power of the pedal as you join others to help get the most votes for their favorite nonprofit. The cycling routes are for people of all cycling abilities and is regarded as relatively flat in elevation. Not a fan of big giant hills? No worries, we aren’t either! The routes will be well marked with SAG support, fully stocked rest stops and more. Options include: Youth & Adult - 30, 60, 100 mile routes.

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Motorcycle Ride

Ladies and Gentleman, start your engines - Feel the wind in your helmeted hair! There is nothing like an open road with fellow motorcyclist by your side, all with a mission. A mission to help their favorite local nonprofit get the most votes. You will be among many who love their motorcycles and want to help out their local community all while having fun. Ride: Adult - 60 mile route.

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Nonprofit Beneficiaries

Bangor Area Challenge for Charities is currently accepting applications for nonprofit participants. Submission deadline: Wednesday, May 30th Click the button below for more details.

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Our Sponsors

You know what we love? The support of our sponsors listed below! Want to be a sponsor? Submission deadline: Wednesday, May 30th. Click the button below for more info.

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