Running/Cycling

  • Main Street Memorial Mile draws 135 runners

    Main Street Memorial Mile draws 135 runners

    ELLSWORTH — One hundred thirty-five people competed Monday in this year’s running of the Main Street Memorial Mile in downtown Ellsworth. First place in this year’s race went to Mount Desert Island High School junior Stephen Grierson, who crossed the finish line in 4 minutes, 37 seconds. Ellsworth High School sophomore Nick Cormier finished just

  • Hancock County runners compete in 123rd Boston Marathon

    Hancock County runners compete in 123rd Boston Marathon

    ELLSWORTH — Local runners were among the many competitors in Monday’s 123rd running of the Boston Marathon. Bradford Eslin of Bucksport finished as Hancock County’s top overall finisher with an official time of 2 hours, 59 minutes and 45 seconds. His time placed him in the top 10 percent of all runners in the field.

  • Flattop 5K Road Race draws massive turnout

    Flattop 5K Road Race draws massive turnout

    LAMOINE — Saturday marked the unofficial start of road race season as runners from throughout the state traveled to Lamoine Consolidated School for this year’s Flattop 5K. A total of 171 runners attended the race, the 14th in the event’s history. The Flattop began as an annual event in 2005 in honor of former Lamoine

  • Flattop 5K Road Race set to be held next weekend

    Flattop 5K Road Race set to be held next weekend

    LAMOINE — This year’s running of the annual Flattop 5K Road Race is scheduled to be held next Saturday, March 30, at the Lamoine Consolidated School. The 2019 Flattop 5K will be the 14th running of the annual race, which marks the unofficial start of road race season and the official start of the Eden

  • Bridge the Gap Race scheduled for April 6

    Bridge the Gap Race scheduled for April 6

    PROSPECT — This year’s Bridge the Gap Race is scheduled to be held next month in Prospect, Verona Island and Bucksport. The event, which begins on the Prospect side of the Penobscot Narrows Bridge before wrapping all the way around Verona Island and concluding in downtown Bucksport, will feature both 3-mile and 10-mile races once

  • Santa Run/Walk to be held Sunday at EEMS

    Santa Run/Walk to be held Sunday at EEMS

    ELLSWORTH — This year’s edition of the Santa Run/Walk 5K is scheduled to be held next, Dec. 2. 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

  • Military members highlight Veterans Remembrance Road Race field

    Military members highlight Veterans Remembrance Road Race field

    ELLSWORTH — Local veterans were among the many competitors at this year’s running of the Veterans Remembrance Road Race held Sunday morning in Ellsworth. A total of 127 walkers and runners competed in this year’s race, which was held behind the Down East Family YMCA. Twenty-two of the participants were veterans. The top military veteran