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 by Primo Cubano, family-friendly activities, and great food.

The 2018 5k & Fiesta is coming up on Sunday, May 6th at 3:00 p.m.  Sign up here!

Muchas gracias, 2018 race sponsors:

Fiesta Sponsors
Maine Medical Partners, Coffee by Design

Leadership Sponsors
OA Centers for Orthopaedics/Spectrum Medical,  MacPage, Estabrook’s, Immigration Law Group LLC, InterMed, Shepard Financial, The Dexter Group of Wells Fargo Advisors

Esperanza Sponsors
Bancroft and Company, Clark Insurance, Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution, Douglas Mason Painting


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!