Participants in last year's MDI Half Marathon. ISLANDER FILE PHOTO

MDI half marathon weeks away



BAR HARBOR — The 39th annual Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Half Marathon and Fall 5K is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 17.

The starting time for half marathon walkers is 6:30 a.m. Half marathon runners start at 7:30 a.m. adjacent to the YMCA. The 5K will start at 8 a.m. in front of China Joy Restaurant on Main Street.

Acadia National Park requires all half-marathon runners either to have a valid park pass or pay $12 to enter the park. There is no park pass needed for 5K runners.

To obtain a coupon code for $12 off the half marathon, email a picture of your valid 2016 park pass to [email protected], and you will receive a coupon code within two business days.

If you do not have a valid 2016 pass, you must pay a $12 fee on top of the half marathon entry fee. Your registration receipt will entitle you to enter the park on the day of the race or $12 off a pass at the fee station.

The half marathon registration fee for those with a 2016 park pass is $90. Without a 2016 park pass, the fee is $102. 5K registration is $25.

All half marathon participants will receive a race T-shirt, and the first 50 5K registrants will receive a shirt.

To register, visit www.mdiymca.org. Email [email protected].

 

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