News from the Beach
July 11, 2016
Week 3: Run your heart out!

We’ve only had two weeks of summer so far, but we have been busy packing in a lot of fun! Our 25th Annual “A Day at the Beach” Road Race on Sunday was a great success, with runners, volunteers, and spectators all joining in the fun. We have many exciting events coming up – read on for details. And if you haven’t already, come swing by KBIA to get a glimpse of our summer enrichment programs — sign up in the office, we are happy to help make your summer one to never forget!    
“A Day at the Beach” Road Race Results
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“…I’ve got that sunshine in my pocket, got that good song in my feet” ~JT
Even with a drizzly start, we had a fantastic day for our 25th Annual 1k Kids fun run and 5k road race.  This year we hosted a total of 231 runners, with 53 kids in the 1k fun run and 178 runners in the 5k race. You can find your race time result on the Granite State Race Services website here.
Congratulations to Quinn Pinkham, the overall boys 1k winner finishing at 2:56, and Lucia Weiss, the overall girls 1k winner finishing at 3:39!  In the 5k race, Thomas Weiss crossed the finish line with a time of 17:53, and Jet Francis came first in the women’s division at 20:32.  Check out pictures from the day on KBIA’s facebook page!
Thanks to all the volunteers, runners, and spectators for making this such a special and fun day!
Like our course? Nicole’s Run, hosted on KBIA grounds and following our same 1K and 5K route, will be held Saturday, July 16. All funds raised will benefit Caring Unlimited domestic violence prevention programs, in memory of Kennebunk mother Nicole Oliver. 
KBIA Plays Host
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KBIA was honored to host the second MIRC race of the season on a beautiful day last Wednesday.  Seven clubs gathered to sail out of the Cove, and we are proud to annouce that our KBIA team finished 1st place in the OPTIs race.  Congratulations to our team and cheers to all participants!

July Watersports, BBQ, & Awards
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Please join us at KBIA Saturday, July 23, for the first of our two annual barbecue and awards ceremonies.  The July BBQ and Awards Ceremony will kick off with assorted watersports in the pool for various ages:
8:30 to 9:00 AM: 3- 4 year olds
9:00 to 9:30 AM: 5- 6 year olds
9:30 to 10:00 AM: 7- 8 year olds
10:00 to 10:30 AM: 9 and older
10:30 to 11:00 AM: Free swim for all ages
At 11 AM, we will begin the awards portion of the day, handing out various KBIA “wedges” and traditional KBIA honors.
The awards will be followed by a BBQ of hot dogs, veggie burgers, hamburgers, chips, potato salad, and cake! 
Bring what, wear what, to what class?!
Class Requirements
With so many classes to hop around to, it’s hard to remember what to bring!  Here’s a cheatsheet to help you when packing up for the busy day ahead:
  • Golf: Collared shirt, sneakers and clubs, at least a wood, 6 or 7 iron, and a putter
  • Tennis: Tennis whites (each article of clothing, except shoes, is supposed to be 90% white, even hats!), raquet
  • Waterfront Classes: Closed-toe water shoes and personal floatation device (PFD) – we have a limited supply but can’t guarantee a PFD in the correct size will always be available
  • Marine Biology: Closed-toe water shoes
  • Stand Up Paddle Boarding: Closed-toe water shoes and life jacket (we have a limited supply but can’t guarantee a PFD in the correct size will always be available)
  • Island Exploration: Towel, hat, sweatshirt, a bag lunch, water, plus booster seat as needed; this class requires transportation in staff or parent vehicles
  • Seaside Travels: A bag lunch and water, plus booster seat as needed; this class requires transportation in staff or parent vehicles
For more detailed course descriptions to help you plan for each class activity, visit the KBIA website at
Lost and…Found Again!
Lost something? We may have found something! Towels, goggles, clothing, oh my!  Come by the Lost and Found, which is the gray bin located outside Smith House. 

This week at KBIA
MONDAY MOVIE NIGHT:  “The Lego Movie,” Rated PG. 7 to 9 PM, $7. (Ages 7-12)
TUESDAY TWEEN NIGHT: 80’s Movie Night & Snacks. 6 to 8 PM. $26. (Ages 11-12)
WEDNESDAY MOVIE NIGHT:  “The Lion King,” Rated G. 7 to 9 PM, $7. (Ages 4-10)
THURSDAY TEEN NIGHT:  Pizza & Pool Party. 7 to 9 PM. $26. (Ages 13+)
*Please preregister for all the above events at the office so we may accurately plan for transportation and/or admission fees.
**Registration for movie night is limited to 55 children, and registration for movie night at the office closes at 4PM the day of the movie or when we reach capacity. Please be advised we almost always reach capacity!
Sunday, July 179 AM to 12 PM, free to members.
Sunday, July 179 AM to 12 PM, $250 per family for a 3 hour sail.
Saturday, July 161 to 3PM (time has been moved from 2 to 4 PM), open to public, $10 per family.