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

Save the Date – our 2020 5k & Fiesta will be held on Sunday, May 3rd at Greely High School in Cumberland! 

Please join us for this extra special event! Not only will we be having our 16th Annual 5K & Fiesta, we will also be celebrating our 20th Anniversary!

More details including information on race registration coming soon – so please check back later. We look forward to celebrating 20 years of Safe Passage with you!

Muchas gracias, to our 2019 race sponsors! Please consider using, visiting, and/or learning more about these wonderful and generous local businesses that care about our mission of providing education to break the cycle of poverty!

Fiesta Sponsors ($1,000)
Coffee by Design, Immigration Law Group, Maine Medical Partners

Leadership Sponsors ($500)
Estabrook’s, InterMed, P.A., Smithwick & Mariners Insurance, Inc., Spectrum Healthcare Partners, Terradyn Consultants LLC, Unitil, Urban Garden Center, Wipfli Macpage

Esperanza Sponsors ($250)
Atlantic Physical Therapy, Clayton’s Cafe, Dexter Group of Wells Fargo, Douglas Mason Painting, Saco and Biddeford Savings Institution, Sevee & Maher Engineers, Skillins

In-Kind Donations, Discounts, and Gift Cards
LT’s Screen Printing and Embroidery, LLC, Xtreme Aerial View, Bingas (Yarmouth), Greener Postures Yoga, Quiero Cafe Maine, Lamey Wellehan Shoes (Auburn), Fleet Feet, Hannaford Supermarkets (Yarmouth)


Boston Esperanza 5K (Boston, Massachusetts, USA)

Our 11th Annual Boston Friends of Safe Passage 5K and Fun Walk took place on Saturday, September 21, 2019 in Artesani Park along the Charles River in Boston.

Muchas gracias, to our past 2019 race sponsors:

  • Eaton Vance ($2,500)
  • Susanna Place & Scott Stoll ($2,500)
  • Richard and Jane Howe ($1,000)
  • State Street ($900)
  • Susan & Westy Egmont ($500)
  • Rotary Club of Weymouth ($500)
  • Phyllis Wentworth & Tom Putnam ($250)
  • Elliott Place & Lucy Sagansky