Registering for the Dempsey Challenge, October 7-8, is easy! The first step is to register and pay the associated registration fee for the event (run/walk, ride, run/walk AND ride, or Two-Day ride) in which you'd like to participate. Use the blue buttons to the right to begin your registration.

Each participant (run/walk or one-day ride) age 18 and older must raise a minimum of $150 in order to participate. Two-Day Riders must raise a minimum of $1,000. The fundraising minimum does NOT include your registration fee.

REGISTRATION FEES FOR ADULTS 24 and older:

Registration Type

Fee with Early Bird through March 1 Discount 

Fee from March 2 through event weekend

Run/Walk (Saturday)

$20

$35

Ride (Sunday)

$50

$75

Run/Walk AND Ride Combo 
(Saturday and Sunday)

$60

$100

Two-Day Ride 
(Saturday and Sunday)

$150

$150


REGISTRATION FEES FOR POSITIVE TRACKS PARTICIPANTS 23 and under:

Registration Type

Fee with Early Bird through March 1 Discount 

Fee from March 2 through event weekend

Run/Walk (Saturday)

$10

$20

Ride (Sunday)

$30

$40

Run/Walk AND Ride Combo 
(Saturday and Sunday)

$40

$60

Two-Day Ride 
(Saturday and Sunday)

$150

$150


Virtual Participants do not have a registration fee.

Each participant (run/walk or one-day ride) age 18 and older must raise a minimum of $150 in order to participate. Two-Day Riders must raise a minimum of $1,000. The fundraising minimum does NOT include your registration fee.

Registration and your fundraising minimum include:

  • Dempsey Challenge official participant t-shirt
  • Dempsey Challenge BPA-free water bottle
  • Reusable grocery bag
  • Virtual Event Bag with coupons and special deals from local and national businesses
  • One beer ticket
  • One meal ticket for the 5 & 10K Café (Runners & Walkers on Saturday) or Lobster Trap (Cyclists on Sunday). If you are participating in both the run/walk and cycle, you'll get a bib for each day's event.
  • Chip ID on your bib for finish line recognition (we make every effort to announce your name as you cross the finish line)
  • Two-Day Riders only: a club cut jersey and Saturday night accommodations and meals throughout the weekend

Our helpful online tools, team resources and excellent staff provide participants with fundraising support to not only meet, but exceed their fundraising goals. Remember, every dollar raised directly benefits the Dempsey Center!

  1 -  Smiles & Laughter A Bridge to Hope ($38,771.00)
  2 -  **Team McKesson** ($35,954.93)
  3 -  Concentra Urgent Care ($32,576.40)
  4 -  Butler Bros. ($20,339.00)
  5 -  Team Leisa ($18,075.00)
  6 -  TEAM ANGELA ($11,707.00)
  7 -  Team Poland Spring ($10,075.53)
  8 -  Blisters for Sisters ($8,560.00)
  9 -  Team Hallowell ($8,090.04)
  10 -  PT RED EDDIES ($7,289.15)