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Register for the Day of Portugal 5K in New Bedford

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The port town of New Bedford, Massachusetts will host the 15th Annual Day of Portugal 5K on Sunday, June 14th and this is one race you will not want to miss! This 5K race will take place in downtown New Bedford, Massachusetts and will  offer runners a great course followed by free refreshments, coffee, pastries and lots of Portuguese food following the race! All runners are automatically entered to win merchandise prizes along with their entry, as well!

The Day of Portugal, Camoes and the Portuguese Communities is a worldwide event and is a national holiday in Portugal, commemorating the life of Luis Vaz de Camoes—Portugal’s greatest poet and recognizes the valuable contributions of the many other Portuguese Communities worldwide. The history of the Portuguese in Massachusetts and especially New Bedford, makes up an integral part of the history of this State. Today, New Bedford has the largest percentage of Portuguese population in the United States—more than 59% of the population of New Bedford claims Portuguese ancestry.

Plan to join in the celebration and participate in the Day of Portugal 5K! To register for the race, please click here to register online. To learn more about the entire festival, please click here. You can also “Like” the Day of Portugal page on Facebook here.

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