Running & Cycling

  • Cake wins Kinsley Ray Memorial 5K

    ELLSWORTH — Bar Harbor’s Judson Cake claimed first place in the Kinsley Ray Memorial 5K on Saturday at the Down East Family YMCA. Cake won the race with a time of 16 minutes, 37 seconds at a pace of 5 minutes, 22 seconds per mile. He ran the race wearing his Bar Harbor Police Department

  • Sea of Blue run/walk set

    Sea of Blue run/walk set

    MOUNT DESRT — The annual Sea of Blue Walk and 5K, promoting autism awareness, is set for Saturday, April 27, in Northeast Harbor. 2019 marks the sixth edition of the race, which was first held in 2014 as part of then-Mount Desert Island High School student Christopher Heel’s senior exhibition project. It offers a 2-mile

  • MDI runners compete in Boston Marathon

    MDI runners compete in Boston Marathon

    BAR HARBOR — Several Mount Desert Island runners were among the thousands who traveled to Boston for Monday’s 123rd running of the Boston Marathon. Jarly Bobadilla of Tremont finished as the top local finisher in the race. Running in his first Boston Marathon, Bobadilla’s time of 3 hours, 26 minutes, 41 seconds earned him 8,286th

  • Island runners finish strong at Bridge the Gap

    Island runners finish strong at Bridge the Gap

    BUCKSPORT — This year’s running of the Bridge the Gap Race was held Saturday morning, and runners from the Mount Desert Island area were among the many who traveled to the Hancock-Waldo county line for the two-race event. A total of 222 runners competed in the 10-mile version of the race, which took runners across

  • Flattop 5K draws 171 runners

    Flattop 5K draws 171 runners

      LAMOINE — Saturday marked the unofficial start of road race season as runners from throughout the state traveled to Lamoine Consolidated School for the Flattop 5K Road Race. A total of 171 runners attended the race, the 14th in the event’s history. The Flattop began as an annual event in 2005 in honor of

  • Flattop 5K set for March 30

    Flattop 5K set for March 30

    LAMOINE — This year’s running of the annual Flattop 5K Road Race is scheduled to be held March 30 at the Lamoine Consolidated School. The 2019 Flattop 5K will be the 14th running of the annual race, which marks the unofficial start of road race season and the official start of the Eden Athletics Point

  • Frosty 5K kicks off a healthy holiday season

    Frosty 5K kicks off a healthy holiday season

    MOUNT DESERT — Peter Williams of Lubec was first across the finish line Saturday in The Neighborhood House’s annual Frosty 5K and Fun Run. He finished the 5K course in 18 minutes, 10 seconds. Olivia Johnson was the first female finisher and fourth overall with a time of 21:49. Erik Knickerbocker of Hampden was the

  • Eslin wins 5K on freezing Thanksgiving morning

    Eslin wins 5K on freezing Thanksgiving morning

    BAR HARBOR — Single-digit temperatures and biting wind didn’t faze the 52 runners and walkers who participated in the Mount Desert Island YMCA’s annual Catch That Turkey 5K race Thanksgiving morning. Y staff member Michael Benz ran in a turkey costume. Race director Jennifer Britz gave the turkey about a 30-second head start, and then

  • Cake runner-up in Brewer race

    Cake runner-up in Brewer race

    BAR HARBOR — Judson Cake of Bar Harbor took second place Nov. 18 at this year’s Brewer High School Turkey Trot. Cake finished the race in 15 minutes, 43 seconds. He finished runner-up to Erik McCarthy of Old Town and beat out third-place finisher David Kerschner, also of Old Town, by six seconds. Other local

  • Allen inducted into Maine Running Hall of Fame

    Allen inducted into Maine Running Hall of Fame

    AUGUSTA — Whether he’s designing race courses or participating on them, running has taken Gary Allen all over the country. This month, the Great Cranberry Island resident has had to make travel arrangements for a different reason. Allen was named the MarathonFoto Road Race Management Race Director of the Year on Thursday and inducted into