Running/Cycling

  • Ellsworth runners compete in virtual Boston Marathon

    Ellsworth runners compete in virtual Boston Marathon

    ELLSWORTH — With a global pandemic raging, one of New England’s largest sporting gatherings took on a much different look. No, there were no runners sprinting from Hopkinton to Boylston Street this year in front of thousands of cheering fans. Yet with the Boston Marathon offering a virtual competition this year, qualified runners weren’t deprived

  • Luchini named to Maine Running Hall of Fame

    Luchini named to Maine Running Hall of Fame

    ELLSWORTH — One of Louie Luchini’s favorite moments in his running career, which has included two appearances at Olympic trials, illustrates why cross-country really is a team sport. It was the NCAA Men’s Division I Cross-Country Championship meet in 2003, held in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Luchini was a senior on the Stanford team and not

  • Santa Walk/Run 5K set for Dec. 1

    Santa Walk/Run 5K set for Dec. 1

    ELLSWORTH — This year’s edition of the Santa Run/Walk 5K is scheduled to be held Dec. 1. The race will begin and end at Ellsworth Elementary-Middle School. Costumes are encouraged but not required for the race, which gives 100 percent of its proceeds to the Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center. Prizes will be awarded

  • Local vets, civilians compete in Veterans Remembrance Road Race

    Local vets, civilians compete in Veterans Remembrance Road Race

    ELLSWORTH — Veterans and civilians joined forces Sunday morning for this year’s Veterans Remembrance Road at the Down East Family YMCA. Ninety-six people competed in this year’s event with 54 competing as runners and 42 competing as walkers. The field included 15 veterans. Michael Miltner of Ellsworth finished as the top veteran in the field

  • Road race planned for Lamoine’s 150th birthday

    Road race planned for Lamoine’s 150th birthday

    LAMOINE — As part of the town’s 150-year birthday celebration, Lamoine is planning a road race to be held this fall at the Lamoine Consolidated School. The Lamoine 4-Miler, also known as “Robin’s Run,” will honor Robin Emery, a Lamoine native and staple of road races throughout Hancock County and Downeast Maine for years. The

  • Hancock County runners compete in Veazie Day 5K

    Hancock County runners compete in Veazie Day 5K

    VEAZIE — Local runners were among the 30 who competed Saturday in this year’s Veazie Day 5K. The first Hancock County finisher in the race was Dedham’s Andrew Goupee, who had won the event in 2018. Goupee finished with a time of 17 minutes, 55 seconds this time around to take home second place. Dedham’s

  • 51 runners compete in Flamingo 4-Miler

    51 runners compete in Flamingo 4-Miler

    TREMONT — Fifty-one runners traveled to the southern reaches of Mount Desert Island on Sunday for this year’s running of the Flamingo 4-Miler. The race began at Acadia National Park’s Seawall Campground and concluded at Tremont Consolidated School. It was held as part of the four-day Harbour House Flamingo Festival in Southwest Harbor. First place

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