United Way Hosts Inaugural Run Like Hell 5K Fun Run & Costume Party

Zombies, Tinpanic Steel Band, Time Machine Cover Band and Halloween 5k Fun Run coming to Lewiston 

LEWISTON, MAINE (October 1, 2014) United Way of Androscoggin County is pleased to announce that it will be hosting its Inaugural Run Like Hell 5K Fun Run & Costume Party on Friday, October 24, 2014. The event will be kicked off by the Tinpanic Steel Band at 5:30pm with the 5K Fun Run starting at 6:30pm.Time Machine cover Band playing inside the Heritage Hall of the Franco American Heritage Center where a Costume Party will be held immediately following the run for the event participants and community. Actors from the acclaimed movie “How to Kill a Zombie” will be at the event participating with the attendees at various points along the Lewiston/Auburn 5k route.

Registration is available online at www.unitedwayandro.org/RunLikeHellME and participants have the option of paying $5 per person to attend the Costume Party or pay $25 per participant for the 5k Fun Run including a ticket to Costume Party and an event race shirt. Participants are encouraged to wear costumes as there will be awards and prizes for Best Dressed and Most Creative.

"Camden National is proud to support an organization that does so much for our community, and we are very excited to be the major sponsor for the inaugural Run Like Hell event," said Angie Snow, branch manager, Camden National Bank in Auburn. In addition to Camden National Bank event sponsors include ElectricityMaine, Norway Savings Bank, Central Maine Orthopedics, Liberty Mutual, Northeast Retirement Solutions, Champoux Insurance, Maine Community Health Options, Central Maine Medical Center and Fontaine Family Real Estate.

About United Way

United Way of Androscoggin County is part of a worldwide movement of nearly 1,800 community-based United Ways in 41 countries and territories. It advances the common good by focusing on education, income and health -- the building blocks for a good quality life. The United Way movement mobilizes millions to action -- to give, advocate and volunteer -- to improve conditions in their local community. For more information about United Way of Androscoggin County, please visit: UnitedWayAndro.org


For More Information

Matthew Shaw, Director of Campaign & Marketing
United Way of Androscoggin County
207.795.4000 ext. 202

Press Release - UW of Androscoggin - Run Like Hell 5K Fun Run & Costume Party