The Safe Passage 5K events across the globe raise funds and awareness for Safe Passage students and families. Each year, friends and supporters join us for our 5K races in Maine, Boston, and Guatemala City. In years past, we’ve also had 5K races in areas of Vermont, the UK, and Denmark!

Safe Passage Maine 5K & Fiesta (Cumberland, Maine, USA)

The Annual Safe Passage Maine 5K & Fiesta takes place at Greely High School in Cumberland, Maine on the first Sunday in May. Started by local supporters in 2005, the Maine 5K is a community event with live music, family-friendly activities, and great food.

Muchas gracias, 2017 race sponsors:

Fiesta Sponsors
Intermed, Wex, Maine Medical Partners, Urban Garden Center, Coffee by Design, Immigration Law Group, LLC

Leadership Sponsors
MaineOrtho, Lamey Wellehan Running, Edison Press, MacPage, Norway Savings Bank, Estabrook’s, Douglas Mason Painting

Esperanza Sponsors
Allagash Brewing Company, Bancroft and Company, Bull Moose Music, Clark Insurance, The Dexter Group of Wells Fargo Advisors, Fleet Feet Sports Maine Running, Hancock Lumber, Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution, OA Centers for Orthopaedics/Spectrum Medical Group, LT’s, inc., Sevee & Maher Engineers, Inc.


Boston Esperanza 5K (Boston, Massachusetts, USA)

The 9th Annual Boston Esperanza 5K took place in Artesani Park on November 19th, 2017!


Run & Dance for Children (Guatemala City, Guatemala)

The 2017 Run & Dance for Children took place on June 11, 2017!


Host your own fundraiser or event

Would you like to raise funds for Safe Passage kids and families? You can create a fundraising page on peer-to-peer website, FirstGiving, and the funds will come directly to Safe Passage! Questions about your event? Email and we’ll do our best to help you out! Thank you for your support!