County Runners To Compete At Festival Of Champions

ELLSWORTH — Hancock County runners will join their colleagues from across the state and beyond at Saturday’s eighth annual Maine Cross-country Festival of Champions at the Troy Howard Middle School in Belfast.

The state’s largest high school sporting event will involve 1,300 runners from 58 schools.

The event will include six races with the schedule as follows:

11:30 a.m. — Girls’ unseeded section (slow heat)
12:10 p.m. — Boys’ unseeded Section (slow heat)
12:50 p.m. — Freshman girls
1:30 p.m. — Freshman boys
2:10 p.m. — Girls’ seeded section (fast heat)
2:50 p.m. — Boys’ seeded section (fast heat)

Awards will be presented at 3:30 p.m. in the school gymnasium.

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