Running/Cycling

  • 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

  • Main Street Memorial Mile set for Monday

    ELLSWORTH — This year’s running of the Main Street Memorial Mile is scheduled to be held at 9 a.m. Monday, May 28. The event, which will begin at the Ellsworth Chamber of Commerce and finish at R.F. Jordan & Sons Construction on Water Street, is $15 for those who pre-register and $20 for those who

  • Mother’s Day 5K to be held Sunday in Prospect Harbor

    GOULDSBORO — The Moms on the Run Mother’s Day 5K is scheduled to be held at 9 a.m. Sunday, May 13, in Prospect Harbor. The race will begin at Peninsula School and conclude at the Prospect Harbor Women’s Club building. The course includes one water sation. The first 25 mothers who register will receive a

  • Jerry Kaufman Memorial 5K draws 112 runners

    Jerry Kaufman Memorial 5K draws 112 runners

    ELLSWORTH — A total of 112 runners competed in this year’s running of the Jerry Kaufman Memorial 5K on Saturday at the Down East Family YMCA. Jeremy Lisee of Bar Harbor was the race’s overall winner with a time of 17 minutes, 58 seconds. Rob Shea of Ellsworth claimed second place with a time of