Seacoast Cancer 5k- Event Details

More than 2,000 walkers, runners and spectators will gather on Sunday, September 24th in the South Parking Lot at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital for the Seacoast Cancer 5K. The morning will be filled with activities, entertainment and celebration while we rally in support of cancer patients and their families throughout the Seacoast and Southern Maine.


7:30 am     Day of registration & bib pick-up 

8:30 am     Warm Up

9:00 am     Walk/Run begins

10:00 am   Awards, refreshments and post-event celebration


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Free parking is available in the parking garage and surrounding lots at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital. Arrive early to avoid the rush and enjoy the pre-event festivites!

Where does the money go?

Donations stregthen, enhance and grow the educational opportunities, therapeutic offerings, clinical trials, survivorship programming, supportive services and cutting edge technologies. Your support makes care better every day for thousands of patients and families receiving care at the Seacoast Cancer Center each year. 

Become a fundraising rock star!

Don't worry, we are here to help you every step of the way! Creating a team is a great first step- rally your friends and family together to support patients and families throughout the Seacoast. Set a goal and ask your family, friends and colleagues to support your participation in the Seacoast Cancer 5k. Spread the word by sharing the link to your personal fundraising page through email and social media.

Need some more inspiration? Visit the Fundraising page for more information. 

Awards & Prizes

There will be prizes and awards for the following categories:

Top Overall Finisher- Male and Female- 1st, 2nd, 3rd

Top WDHS Employee Finisher- Male and Female- 1st, 2nd, 3rd

Top Finisher by Age Category- Male and Female- 1st, 2nd, 3rd

  • 12 and under
  • 13-19
  • 20-29
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50-59
  • 60-69
  • 70 and above

Top Individual Fundraiser- 1st, 2nd, 3rd

Top Fundraising Team- 1st, 2nd, 3rd 

Safety & Rules

We are so delighted with the outpouring of support for the Seacoast Cancer 5K. With expected attendance approaching 2,000 people this year, we have implemented some rules to ensure the safety of everyone involved in this family, friendly event.

The follow items are prohibited at the event or along the route:

  • No pets
  • No bikes
  • No roller blades
  • No skateboards

Contact Us

We are here for you every step of the way- contact the Foundation Office at (603)740-2687 or email


Good things happen, thanks to you.

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