39th Annual January Thaw Road Race to be held Sunday, January 21
Run, walk, waddle, or race and join Central Maine Striders for an invigorating run at the 39th annual 4.5-mile January Thaw Road Race. This year’s race is scheduled for Sunday, January 21, at 11 a.m. at the Belgrade Central School.
The top female and male runners will receive $50 gift certificates each from New Balance. There also will be a post-race raffle for all runners with movie passes to local movie theaters, $20 gift certificates from local businesses like the Korner Store and Deli in Oakland, and gift certificates from local lumberyards. All runners get lightweight cotton gloves.
Refreshments will be served after the race in the Belgrade Central School cafeteria and will include oranges, bananas, hot chili, dark chocolate brownies, and Poland Spring water.
In the case of severe weather, the race will be held on Sunday, January 28, instead.
Central Maine Striders
Established in 1975, the Central Maine Striders running club is the oldest, active running club in Maine. The club is open to all interested runners and serves runners of all ages, abilities, and interest levels in the Central Maine area.
Our members have a variety of running interests and experience levels, from recreational running to competitive racing. They run on roads, trails, and tracks and at all distances. Our mission is to build and support the whole Central Maine running community, while helping our members live active, healthy lives. Join us!
December Club Meeting
Wed., December 13, 6 p.m.
The End Zone, 38 College Ave., Waterville
Please join us at The End Zone for our monthly club meeting. Food and drink will be available for purchase. All are welcome!
January Thaw 4.5-Miler
Sun., January 21, 11 a.m.
Belgrade Central School 58 Depot Road, Belgrade, Maine)
Run, walk, waddle, or race and join Central Maine Striders for an invigorating run at the 39th annual 4.5-mile January Thaw Road Race. $10 registration on day of.
Annual Club Meeting
Club Race Calendar
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Get Striders Apparel
Show your Central Maine Striders pride by wearing a club singlet, tee, or hat at an upcoming race or run.
The club has partnered with Atayne, a Maine-based company that makes running clothes in the USA, to set up a Central Maine Striders apparel store.
Running & Local Rec Links
Central Maine Striders is a member club of the Road Runners Club of America.