WinterKids Mountain Mayhem: A New 12-Hour Mountain Bike and Trail Running Event to Benefit Maine Non-Profit, WinterKids
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Julie Mulkern, Executive Director
(207) 871-5700 x102 or (207) 671-4661
Westbrook, Maine, June 26, 2023 – WinterKids, a non-profit organization focused on helping Maine children develop healthy habits through education and outdoor winter activities, is proud to announce its newest fundraising event, WinterKids Mountain Mayhem. This exciting 12-hour mountain bike and trail running event will take place from 7:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. on September 9, 2023, at Mount Abram in Greenwood, Maine.
WinterKids Mountain Mayhem is an opportunity for outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy the beautiful Maine outdoors while supporting a great cause. Participants can choose to participate in either a 12-hour mountain bike challenge or a 12-hour trail run. The event is open to individuals 16 years old and up and teams of up to 6 people of all levels, from novice to expert.
“WinterKids Mountain Mayhem is a unique and exciting way for people to support our mission of helping Maine children develop healthy habits through education and outdoor winter activities,” said Julie Mulkern, Executive Director of WinterKids. “We are thrilled to be partnering with our long-time supporter, Mount Abram, to bring this event to life, and we look forward to seeing everyone out on the trails.”
In addition to supporting a great cause, participants in WinterKids Mountain Mayhem can earn incentives, win a variety of prizes, and enjoy food, a special Mountain Mayhem brew courtesy of Orono Brewing Co., live music, and more.
Registration for WinterKids Mountain Mayhem is now open through August 25, 2023. To learn more about the event, or to register, visit the WinterKids website at winterkids.org/mountain-mayhem.
WinterKids is a nonprofit organization based in Maine that provides children with opportunities to stay active, healthy, and learn outdoors during the winter months. Since its establishment in 1997, WinterKids has been dedicated to ensuring that hundreds of thousands of children embrace the joy of outdoor winter activities while reaping the numerous physical and mental health benefits they provide. Through their innovative programs, including the WinterKids App, WinterKids Winter Games, Welcome to Winter, License to Chill, WinterKids StoryWalk & Snowshoe Loan Program, WinterKids Learn Outside Guide, WinterKids Peisner Nordic Fund, WinterKids Downhill 24, and D24 Outdoor Fund, WinterKids helps children develop healthy lifelong habits through fun, outdoor winter activity. To learn more about WinterKids, please visit www.winterkids.org.
Our Major Community Sponsor is L.L. Bean. Our Supporting Sponsors are Agren, Central Maine Power, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, WEX, and WMTW Channel 8 and The CW.