Paws for a Cause 5K Run and Walk Races

Join L. L. Bean in Paws for a Cause 5K run and walk races in supporting pets and programs of the Coastal Humane Society

Race Info

Saturday, August 27, 2016
5K race at 8:00 a.m. and 5K walk at 8:30 a.m.
Benefits the Coastal Humane Society
Festival from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Discovery Park in Freeport

Join us, and bring your friends, family, and pup for a run for their lives on a beautiful August day in Maine!

The festival will includes live music, food trucks, dog contest, refreshing beverages (including non-alcoholic "Meow-mosas" and "Drooly Mary's"), dog demos, amateur Best in Show, "Vet for a Day" station, face painting, photo booth and much more!


All registrants will receive an event T-shirt (not guaranteed with same-day registration). The water bottle and sport backpack as well as the L.L.Bean gift cards are awarded to anyone who fundraises for our animals. This can be done on your personal pledge page that you are assigned when you register for the 5K or Walk.

Early Packet Pick-up

Thursday, August 25 and Friday, August 26 at 190 Pleasant Street in Brunswick (what is currently the shelter’s administrative building). The office is open 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Generously Supported by Our Sponsors


Baker, Newman, Noyes CPA

Bangor Savings Bank

Bar Harbor Bank

Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream

Berry Talbot Royer CPA

CBRE Boulos Company

Comelia Viek CPA


Hardypond Construction

L. L. Bean

Maine Veterinary Medical Center

Putney Pet Medicine

Sea Dog Brewing Company

Sunray Animal Clinic

The Times Record