The annual Mother’s Day 5-Kilometer Road Race, sponsored by Penquis and Maine Eastern Railroad, will be Saturday, May 8.

The children’s 250-meter mad dash will be at 8:30 a.m. and the 5K will begin about 8:45 a.m.

Registration is 7 to 8:15 a.m. at the Maine Eastern Railroad station.

The race start is at the intersection of Pleasant and Main Streets and the finish at Maine Eastern Railroad on Pleasant Street.

The registration fee is $20 for a single runner.

The event is a qualifying race for the Rock Coast Running Club’s points series.

First-place awards will be given to the first male and female finishers, as well as in several family categories. The oldest mother also will be honored.

VillageSoup sports staff can be reached by phone at 207-594-4401 or by e-mail at