illumiNITE is heading north this July to the beautiful city of Portland, ME for the Old Port Half Marathon and 5K. Sponsored by Shipyard Brewing Company, this race combines panoramic water views, lobster and beer for a fun race in a funky city.
Portland is a unique spot that appeals to artists and outdoor enthusiasts alike. With art galleries, museums, interesting shops and eclectic eateries, racers could happily turn race day into a weekend getaway.
illumiNITE will show off our best summer gear up at the Health and Fitness Expo on Friday, July 10th from 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm and again on Saturday, July 11th from 6:00 am to 1:00 pm. The Expo is located in the Amethyst Lot on Thames St. Our booth is right across from the water with amazing view of Casco Bay and the surrounding islands.That view always makes us hungry for Maine’s favorite crustacean – lobster! Lucky for us, we can feed our craving on Friday night at the Old Port Lobster Bake at Ocean Gateway. The organizers promise an “authentic Maine lobster bake,” plus live music and Shipyard beer (but not too much beer – the race starts at 7:00 am on Saturday).
If you’re in the area, come visit us at the Expo. Mention this blog post and you’ll get a gift and an entry to win a new illumiNITE jacket.
Can’t make it to Portland this weekend? Leave a friendly reply to this blog post and be entered from afar! Drawing will be held on August 1st.