The 2012 Dempsey Challenge presented by Amgen is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 13 and Sunday, Oct. 14 at Simard-Payne Memorial Park in Lewiston.
The Challenge, founded by actor, Maine native and avid cyclist Patrick Dempsey, is an annual international fundraising platform in Lewiston/Auburn, Maine which benefits The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing at Central Maine Medical Center.
A 5-kilometer (3.1 mile) run/walk and 10-kilometer (6.2) mile run/walk are scheduled for Oct. 13 and cycling rides of 10, 25, 50, 70 and 100-miles are scheduled for Oct. 14.
The free, weekend-long Festival in the Park includes a Health and Wellness Expo, Vendor Fair, KidZone and live entertainment.
For more info- http://www.dempseychallenge.org/