The TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race is one of the gems on the U.S. road race circuit, attracting the world s top elite runners to Maine's craggy coastline each year.
The race draws runners from throughout the region and the world to the small coastal community of Cape Elizabeth. Thousands of spectators cheer on the runners along the picturesque course and at the finish at the historic and stunning Portland Head Light, the most photographed lighthouse in the world.
The race was founded in 1998 by Olympic champion Joan Benoit Samuelson, a Maine native and running icon. Together with TD Bank, the title sponsor, she created the world-class event as a way to support children. Each year, the race benefits a different children s charity in Maine by providing a cash donation on behalf of TD Bank, through the TD Charitable Foundation.
The race director is Dave McGillivray, president of DMSE, Inc., a nationally recognized event management company. McGillivray also serves as the race director of the BAA Boston Marathon.
Below is an archived list of more news about TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race:
06/21/2017 -- TD Beach to Beacon 10K Needs Volunteers in Sustainability, Parking and Shuttle Bus Programs, Plus to Distribute Special 20th Medals to Runners
06/08/2017 -- Shipyard Brewing Releases New Export Ale Can to Honor 20th Running of Maine’s TD Beach to Beacon 10K
05/04/2017 -- The TD Beach to Beacon’s High School Mile – a Showcase Event for Maine’s Top Young Athletes – Returns for 2017
04/12/2017 -- Entries into Sold Out TD Beach to Beacon 10K Still Available from 2017 Race Beneficiary Let’s Go! and Other Past Charities
01/31/2017 -- Maine College of Art Students Design Poster to Commemorate Special 20th Running of TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race
01/23/2017 -- ‘Let’s Go!’ Chosen as Beneficiary of 2017 TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race
01/10/2017 -- Online Registration for Special 20th TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race Set for March 9 and 10
12/12/2016 -- TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race Earns Prestigious ‘Evergreen’ Status from International Social & Environmental Certification Group
08/06/2016 -- Maine Native Ben True Becomes First American Ever to Win TD Beach to Beacon, Kenya’s Mary Keitany Shatters Course Record at 19th Edition of Iconic Road Race
08/02/2016 -- 6,500+ Runners, Including Ben True and Returning Champ Wude Ayalew, Set for 19th TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race on Saturday in Cape Elizabeth, Maine
07/31/2016 -- PRESS KIT: Variety of materials re: 2016 TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race
07/28/2016 -- PRESS KIT: Story Ideas for Media re: 2016 TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race
07/27/2016 -- TD Beach to Beacon 10K Adds North Yarmouth Native Ben True to World-Class Field
07/25/2016 -- Road Closings, Other Details Outlined for Aug. 6 TD Beach to Beacon 10K
07/22/2016 -- Ethiopia’s Wude Ayalew Returns to Defend TD Beach to Beacon Title while Group of Talented American Men Set to Challenge Stellar International Field
07/18/2016 -- Heat Stroke, Hydration and Other Health Topics for Runners Part of TD Beach to Beacon Sports Medicine Symposium Aug. 4
07/07/2016 -- L.L.Bean, the TD Beach to Beacon’s Longtime Race Awards Sponsor, to Provide a Gift Card to All Runners this Year
07/06/2016 -- Placement of Mile Markers Marks Countdown to TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race
06/16/2016 -- Volunteers Needed in Sustainability Effort for Aug. 6 TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race
06/01/2016 -- TD Beach to Beacon Adding High School Mile Event to 2016 Race Weekend at Fort Williams
04/21/2016 -- Entries into Sold Out TD Beach to Beacon 10K Still Available from My Place Teen Center, the 2016 Race Beneficiary
03/11/2016 -- Online Registration for TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race Fills in Record Three Minutes and 43 Seconds; Lottery Phase Underway
02/10/2016 -- My Place Teen Center Named as 2016 TD Beach to Beacon 10K Beneficiary
02/03/2016 -- Four New Members Appointed to TD Beach to Beacon 10K Board of Directors
01/14/2016 -- Online Registration for 2016 TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race Set for March 10 and 11
08/01/2015 -- Stephen Kosgei Kibet of Kenya and Wude Ayalew of Ethiopia Finally Break Through to Win at 18th TD Beach to Beacon 10K
07/31/2015 -- PRESS KIT: World-Class Athlete Bios - 2015 TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race
07/28/2015 -- 6,400+ Runners, Including Top Americans Competing in New Prize Category, Set for 18th TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race on Saturday in Cape Elizabeth, Maine
07/25/2015 -- PRESS KIT: Variety of materials re: 2015 TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race
07/25/2015 -- PRESS KIT: Story Ideas for Media re: 2015 TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race
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