Running/Cycling

  • Run 2 Respond Relay to finish in Hancock County

    CRANBERRY ISLES — The Run 2 Respond Relay is set to reach Hancock County in the coming days as competitors approach the finish line on Great Cranberry Island. The event, which began last Wednesday in Maryland and raises money for firefighters and other emergency responders, is set to reach Ellsworth and Mount Desert Island in

  • Locals compete in Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race

    Locals compete in Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race

    ELLSWORTH — The 21st running of the Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race was held Saturday, and runners from Hancock County were among those competing in Cape Elizabeth. Matt Barton of Mount Desert finished as the race’s top Hancock County runner with a time of 41 minutes, 23 seconds. Barton, 54, placed 351st in the

  • Runners burn up the road at fire department races

    Runners burn up the road at fire department races

    HANCOCK — Thirty-five runners turned out on a sultry Saturday morning for the newly revived “Lobster Classic” road races organized by the Hancock Volunteer Fire Department. Proceeds from the race will go toward the purchase of a new fire truck. Two contests — one a 5-kilometer run, the other 10.2 miles — coursed from the

  • Hancock’s Murphy 3rd in age group at Savage Race

    Hancock’s Murphy 3rd in age group at Savage Race

    HANCOCK — Adam Murphy competed in Saturday’s Savage Race in Barre, Mass., and placed in the top third of all finishers. The Hancock native completed the challenging course in a time of 1 hour, 17 minutes, 28 seconds to finish 38th out of 124 finishers in the elite competition. In the men’s 40-45 age group,

  • Tour du Lac 10-Mile Road Race set for Saturday

    Tour du Lac 10-Mile Road Race set for Saturday

    BUCKSPORT — This year’s running of the Tour du Lac 10-Mile Road Race is scheduled to be held Saturday, June 30, in Bucksport. The entry fee for the race, which is set to begin at 7:30 a.m., is $20, and a free T-shirt will be given to the first 50 entrants. Race-day registration can be

  • Ellsworth 10K scheduled for Sunday

    ELLSWORTH — This year’s running of the Ellsworth 10K is scheduled for Sunday, June 10. The Down East Family YMCA-organized race will begin at 7:30 a.m. at Branch Pond Computer Services (1000 Bangor Road). It will end at the Ellsworth-Elementary Middle School track. Last year’s race drew 89 runners from Maine and elsewhere in New

  • Main Street Memorial Mile draws 149 runners

    Main Street Memorial Mile draws 149 runners

    ELLSWORTH — Before the start of Monday’s Memorial Day parade, 149 runners of all ages raced through the heart of Ellsworth in this year’s edition of the Main Street Memorial Mile. Ellsworth High School sophomore Matt Shea was the overall race winner with a time of 4 minutes, 24 seconds. Bradford Eslin of Bucks-port was