Katahdin Trust, the Town of Houlton and the Aroostook Musterds are once again teaming up to bring the 35th Annual Wild Katahdin Trust Snow Run to Houlton on Saturday, February 2nd during the Moosestompers Weekend.

Monies raised during this year's event will go to the Houlton Recreation Department to purchase picnic tables for the Just for Kids playground.

Krista Putnam, Katahdin Trust’s Senior Vice President of Marketing, says sponsoring the Wild Katahdin Trust Snow Run is a privilege. "The Wild Katahdin Trust Snow Run is a fun event that raises money to improve the lives of our neighbors and friends and that is something we are proud to stand behind.”

The race course will take runners and walkers around the Shiretown. Registration begins at 9 a.m. at the Millar Civic Center at Houlton’s Community Park. Participants are encouraged to pre-register. Applications can be picked up at any Katahdin Trust branch office and are also available online. Checks can be made payable to Town of Houlton and mailed to the Houlton Recreation Department, 128 Main Street, Houlton, ME 04730.

Walkers will head out on a two mile course at 10:45 a.m. and the 5K for runners will begin at 11 a.m. Refreshments and a traditional chicken stew will be served after the event by Katahdin Trust employee volunteers. Cost is $12 per person; the first 50 people to register will receive a t-shirt or a hat.

 

There are several age categories with awards handed out to 1st Place male and female in each age group run; overall top male and female runners; the top five walkers to complete the walk; and of course, the “Mean Runner.”