STRIVE for Five

STRIVE for Five

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2023 STRIVE for 5: Foden Road 5K! More information about our 2024 event coming soon!


The STRIVE for Five 5K Road Race, Fun Run & Neighborhood Block Party hosted by the STRIVE Business to Business Networking Group, a collection of business leaders from the Foden Road/Maine Mall district of South Portland (business leaders from surrounding communities also welcome). Foden Road Networking Group members are invested in supporting the local economy and residents through business-to-business fellowship, culminating in the annual 5k/Block Party. 

Basic Information


Sunday, July 14th, 2024

Children's Fun Run begins at 8am, 5K Run/Walk begins at 8:30am

Rain or Shine


STRIVE, 28 Foden Road, South Portland ME 04106

Entry Fee:

More information coming soon!   

Packet Pickup:

More information coming soon!

Race Information

Children’s Fun Run will start at the STRIVE parking lot and go to the end of Foden Road (will be closed to traffic) before turning around to finish back at the parking lot.

During the 5k, runners will line up and walkers will follow. The course runs from STRIVE on Foden Road through Texas Instruments’ Property onto Jet Port Plaza Road then circles back. Spectators can view the race on Foden Road & Jetport Road. 


Please watch for signs & volunteers to direct you to parking on Foden Road. Please carpool if possible!


Presented to top male & female per age group: 12 and Under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+. 

Free Block Party:

Please join the STRIVE Business to Business Networking Group immediately following the race at the Block Party right at STRIVE! This is a family friendly event featuring music, kids’ activities, food and more! 

Entry Fee

$30 per person. Kids 12 and under are free! Every participant receives race t-shirt and collector's item finisher's medal after the event. 

Interested in becoming a sponsor of the STRIVE For Five: Foden Road 5K? 

Contact STRIVE Program Director, Whitney Wildes, at or at 207.774.6278! 

Still have questions?

Please contact STRIVE Program Director, Whitney Wildes at (207)774-6278 or