The Breakaway 5K road race will be held at 7:45 a.m. Saturday in Old Orchard Beach. Runners can preregister for $17 at or register for $20 on race day at the square near the pier. The fun run for children 12 and younger is $15.

The Westport Island Shore Run will be held Sunday, beginning at the Old Town Hall. The 10K race, which benefits the Westport Island Volunteer Fire Department, starts at 9 a.m., and a 3.5-mile walk begins at 8:30. For more information or to register, visit

The University of Southern Maine will hold alumni field hockey and women’s soccer games Aug. 26 at Hannaford Field in Gorham. The field hockey game starts at 11 a.m. Interested alumni should contact Coach Bonny Brown-Denico at 780-5519 or [email protected] The soccer game starts at 2 p.m. Alumni can contact Coach Lisa Petruccelli at [email protected] or 780-5328.

The University of Maine football team will host its annual ‘Meet the Black Bears’ free football clinic for players of all ages on Wednesday, Aug. 29, at 6 p.m. at Alfond Stadium. Participants will have the opportunity to meet players and coaches, and get free posters and autographs. To register, contact John Diamond at [email protected] or 581-1086.