The 5K course has a long, gentle hill, and a Norman Rockwell, small-town feel to every mile. We were lucky with the weather: very cool, with brilliant blue skies and no wind.
I ran with a camera, and took pictures as I ran. (Yes, I took photos as I ran. I didn't stop or slow down. After all, I was in a race!) If you click on the “Play” button in the center of the photo below, you can view my slideshow, and get a first-person experience of the 2009 Eliot Festival 5K in Eliot, ME: