Wilbur’s Run to be held Sept. 1 at Blue Hill Fairgrounds

BLUE HILL — The sixth edition of Wilbur’s Run is scheduled to be held Sept. 1 at the Blue Hill Fairgrounds.

The race, which is held annually as part of the Blue Hill Fair’s Saturday festivities, is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. following registration at 7 and a fun run for children at 7:30. The cost to register is $20, and the first 50 runners to do so will receive a free T-shirt.

Evan Merchant of Beals was the overall winner last year with a time of 17 minutes, 44 seconds, and Abbey Frost of Ellsworth was the women’s winner with a time of 23:30.27. Phil LeBreton of Blue Hill won the 2016 race with a time of 17:35, and Haley Harwood of Portland crossed the finish line in 20:56 to be crowned the top women’s finisher.

Registration forms are available on the Down East Family YMCA website. For more information, contact Blue Hill YMCA Fitness Director Joy Bragdon via phone at 374-2248 or via email at [email protected]

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