Memorial Mile is May 30

ELLSWORTH — The Down East Family YMCA’s annual Memorial Mile returns Monday, May 30, at 9 a.m.

The starting line is at the Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce’s office at 151 High St. (next to Martha’s). Runners head downhill on Main Street and finish up at R.F. Jordan’s on Water Street. The first 100 participants get a race shirt to mark the occasion. Pre-registration is $15 at and must be completed by Saturday, May 28, at noon. Race day registration is $20 and begins at 7:30 a.m.

After the runners and walkers have had their fun, the Ellsworth Memorial Day Parade will step off at 10 a.m. Memorial Day Monday. Lineup is at the Moore Community Center on State Street.

Also on the YMCA’s summer lineup, is the Kinsley Ray 5K scheduled for July 30. New this year is a fun run for children up to 10 years old beginning at 8:45 a.m. The fee for the fun run is $5. The 5K sets off at 9 a.m. The registration fee is $20. Register at


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