A belated announcement that the Thomas W. Quinn Memorial Scholarship was given to Hunter Normandeau from Portsmouth High and Rachel O’Brien from St. Thomas, both graduating seniors (2013). They will receive $1000 in both their Freshman and Sophomore years of college. The Great Island 5K awards the scholarship to two new students each year and hands out [...]
Thanks go out to Bob Wiles for photographing the race and then allowing us to publish his photos on the website. Enjoy!
For a list of registered athletes as of 10/9, please click here.
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Great Island 5K, we are awarding all finishers one commemorative pint glass:
Come join us for the 20th running of the Great Island 5k!
GI5K committee member Brad Lebo congratulates Kaitlin Stearns and Ed Wilson on receiving the 1st Annual Thomas Quinn Memorial Scholarship. The scholarships are awarded to college bound high school seniors who live in one of the Portsmouth High School district towns. Selection is made from among students who display an aptitude for and strong participation in [...]
Thank you to all that ran the 19th annual Great Island 5K! Look forward to seeing you next year!
Please see the Registration Info page on the Great Island 5K website for registration information. Look forward to seeing you in October.
The largest Great Island 5K in history took place on October 9, 2011. It was a beautiful and warm day for October. Thanks to all who came out and supported the race. Tom Quinn, whose memory the race was run in, would have been pleased.
We will list registered athletes for the 2011 race under the Registered Athletes 2011 link. We will attempt to update the list frequently from now until race day. If you do not see your name and expect to, please use the contact page to contact the race director. Thanks.
This year the first 1000 entrants will receive a high quality Swix ski hat embroidered with the Great Island 5K logo with their entry. Those interested in ordering a Great Island 5K t-shirt will be able to do so during the on-line registration process.