Bucksport Middle School will host the Be a Leader 5-Kilometer Trail Run on Saturday, Oct. 1. The race is an effort to raise money and benefit the seventh grade of Regional School Unit 25 Camp Kieve Leadership School Fundraiser

A one-mile fun run will start at 9 a.m. with the 3.1-mile trail race to follow.

The race start is at the school, located at 100 Miles Lane in Bucksport. Registration will be held in the lobby of the school beginning at 8 a.m.

Preregistration is $12. Preregistrations need to be received by Friday, Sept. 23. Race day registration is $15. It is $5 for the fun run, open to those in kindergarten through 12th grade. The first 30 paid registrants will receive a Be a Leader race t-shirt.

There are no pets allowed for the race. Participants must be ages 11 or older unless accompanied by an adult the entire race. There are bathroom facilities available, but no showers.

Awards will be given to the top finishers male and female.

For $195, one can sponsor a seventh-grade student to attend Camp Kieve. Make checks payable to: Bucksport Seventh-Grade Class and mail to the Bucksport Middle School, zip code 04416.

VillageSoup sports staff can be reached by phone at 207-594-4401 or by email at sports@villagesoup.com.