• Over 100 flock to Bucksport to run Bucksport Bay Festival 5K

    Over 100 flock to Bucksport to run Bucksport Bay Festival 5K

    BUCKSPORT — A total of 137 runners flocked to Bucksport on Saturday for this year’s running of the Bucksport Bay Festival 5K at the town’s municipal swimming pool. The race was part of Bucksport’s second day of celebrations for the town’s 225th anniversary. Most of the competitors came from Bucksport, Orland and surrounding areas in

  • Hometown man wins Baron’s 5K in Castine

    CASTINE — Castine native Bob Ciano won the Baron’s 5K on Saturday with a finish of 20 minutes, 6 seconds. Ciano, 63, finished 13 seconds ahead of second-place finisher Phoebe Markle of Brooksville. The third-, fourth- and fifth-place finishers were out-of-state runners competing from Colorado, Vermont and Ohio, respectively. The race was held at the

  • Baron’s Beach & Bacon 5K/10K scheduled for July 15

    CASTINE — The Baron’s Beach & Bacon 5K/10K has been scheduled for July 15 at the Castine town dock. There will be a $20 fee for all entrants, and the first 100 people will receive free T-shirts. Registration will be held from 8-8:45 a.m. on race day, but those wishing to register online can do

  • Judson Cake wins Main Street Memorial Mile

    Judson Cake wins Main Street Memorial Mile

    ELLSWORTH — A total of 159 runners started Memorial Day early Monday morning with the annual running of the Main Street Memorial Mile in downtown Ellsworth. Runners adorned their bibs with the names of loves ones who have served in the military. At the conclusion of the race, a ceremony in which some participants performed

  • Main Street Memorial Mile set for Monday

    ELLSWORTH — This year’s Main Street Memorial Mile is set for 9 a.m. Monday, May 29. The event, which will be held on Ellsworth’s Main Street, is $15 for those who pre-register by Thursday, May 25, and $20 for those who register on race day. After the race, speaker Jeff Taylor will conduct a ceremony

  • Color Fun 5K raises nearly $8K

    Color Fun 5K raises nearly $8K

    ELLSWORTH — Downeast Horizons held its third annual Color Fun 5K in Ellsworth on Saturday morning. The event drew close to 250 participants and raised a total of nearly $8,000 for the organization. Executive Director Tony Zambrano said one goal of the race is to help introduce people to Downeast Horizons, which “assists and supports individuals with

  • “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