Running/Cycling

  • “Love a Nurse” 5K scheduled for Saturday

    MILBRIDGE — This year’s Elaine Hill “Love a Nurse” 5K Walk/Run will be held in Milbridge on Saturday, May 6. The event will begin with the children’s “Fun Run” at 9:30 a.m., and the 5K will follow it at 10. Registration can be done at 8:45 on race day at the Milbridge Town Marina. The

  • David Roza wins Jerry Kaufman Memorial 5K

    David Roza wins Jerry Kaufman Memorial 5K

    ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth American reporter David Roza won the 10th running of the Jerry Kaufman Memorial 5K with a time of 17 minutes, 10 seconds on Saturday. The race was held in honor of the late Jerry Kaufman, who died of ALS in 2008. Proceeds went toward the ALS Maine Collaborative and Hancock County HomeCare

  • Jerry Kaufman Memorial 5K enters 10th year

    Jerry Kaufman Memorial 5K enters 10th year

    ELLSWORTH — Nearly a decade has gone by since Jerry Kaufman’s passing, but his larger-than-life personality has not been forgotten. At no time of year is that truer than at the annual Jerry Kaufman Memorial 5K Run/Walk. This year’s race, which is set for Saturday, April 22, marks the 10th since Kaufman died from amyotrophic

  • Ellsworth runners finish Boston Marathon

    Ellsworth runners finish Boston Marathon

    ELLSWORTH — Three Ellsworth natives made the trip to Massachusetts to compete in the 121st Boston Marathon on Monday, and all three finished the race. Andrew Tiemann, 59, finished the race in 3 hours, 31 minutes, 44 seconds, which earned him 7,481st place overall. Finishing about seven minutes behind him was fellow 59-year-old Jim Newett, who

  • Hundreds gather for Bridge the Gap Race

    Hundreds gather for Bridge the Gap Race

    PROSPECT — It finally felt like spring as runners from all across Downeast Maine gathered in Prospect for the annual Bridge the Gap Race on Sunday. The race began on the west side of the Penobscot Narrows Bridge and finished in downtown Bucksport. The race included 3-mile and 10-mile segments, both of which had approximately

  • Local runners compete in Flattop, Boggy Brook road races

    Local runners compete in Flattop, Boggy Brook road races

    LAMOINE — Runners from all over Hancock County kicked off the month with the Flattop and Boggy Brook 5K runs over the weekend. Ken Akiha won the Flattop 5K Road Race, which was held Saturday morning at the Lamoine Consolidated School. Akiha’s time of 16 minutes, 18 seconds was four seconds faster than that of

  • Couch Potato races set for Friday, Saturday

    ELLSWORTH — The Down East Family YMCA is scheduled to hold the second edition of the Couch Potato 0.0002K Road Race — a brutal trek that stretches a grueling 7.9 inches — this weekend. Heats will be held at 8 a.m., 9 a.m., 10 a.m, noon and 3 p.m. Friday, March 31, and another will be held

  • Flattop 5K to be held April 1

    Flattop 5K to be held April 1

    LAMOINE — The 12th Annual Flattop 5K Road Race will take place April 1, at the Lamoine Consolidated School. Proceeds from the race, which pays tribute to former Lamoine resident Bill Pinkham, will go toward both a scholarship fund and the town’s recreational fund. A total of 220 runners and walkers participated last year. A

  • Boggy Brook road race scheduled for April 2

    Boggy Brook road race scheduled for April 2

    ELLSWORTH — The 5th Annual Boggy Brook 5K Road Race/Walk and 1-Mile Family Fun Run is scheduled for Sunday, April 2. The event on Boggy Brook Road will benefit Hancock County Technical Center (HCTC) SkillsUSA students, who will be competing at national competitions in Louisville, Ky., at the end of June. Participants can pre-register on