Running & Cycling

  • YMCA plans half marathon

    BAR HARBOR — The 42nd annual Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Fall Half marathon and 5K is set for on Saturday, Sept. 21, starting at 7 a.m. (6 a.m. for walkers). The races are a fundraiser for the MDI YMCA, supporting access to the YMCA through scholarship programs. The half marathon course is beloved by

  • Little Long Pond race set

    Little Long Pond race set

    MOUNT DESERT — The Mount Desert Island High School cross country team presents its annual trail race fundraiser Saturday, Sept. 14 at Little Long Pond. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and closes at 8:50. The race will take place on MDI High School grass and forested trails. A kids trail race about one mile in

  • Reutlinger wins GCI 100

    CRANBERRY ISLES — Todd Reutlinger of Portland was the first-place finisher in the Great Cranberry Island 100-Mile Race last week. Reutlinger won the race, which takes runners from the Spurling Cove dock on the north side of Great Cranberry Island to the end of Cranberry Road on the southeast side, with a time of 20

  • MDI runners represent at Beach to Beacon

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Runners from Mount Desert Island were among the many who traveled to southern Maine for Saturday’s running of the Beach to Beacon 10K. MDI’s top runner Saturday was Josh Bloom, who finished in 39 minutes, 32 seconds. He placed 292nd of 6,414 runners to place in the top 5 percent of the

  • NEH race

    MOUNT DESERT — The 42nd annual Northeast Harbor Road Race benefiting the Northeast Harbor Ambulance Service is set for Saturday, Aug. 24. Bib number pickup is from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. in front of the Great Harbor Museum at 124 Main St. in Northeast Harbor. Buses will take walkers and runners to the starting line

  • Milbridge 5K

    MILBRIDGE — Mount Desert Island runners were among the top competitors at Saturday’s Milbridge Days 5K. Judson Cake of Bar Harbor took second place overall in the 54-runner field with a time of 16 minutes, 29 seconds. Dylan Brann of Mount Desert then came in third with a time of 17:53 to give island runners

  • Hot time for overnight relay

    Hot time for overnight relay

    ELLSWORTH — Few trails in Maine are as remote as the Down East Sunrise Trail in Hancock and Washington counties. For some of the area’s most adept runners, that’s a selling point. For six years now, teams of runners from Mount Desert Island and elsewhere in Hancock County and throughout the state of Maine have

  • JAXFit 5K race supports Acadia Family Center

    JAXFit 5K race supports Acadia Family Center

    BAR HARBOR — Nearly 200 runners came to Bar Harbor on Saturday morning to compete in the eighth annual JAXFit 5K. The annual race is sponsored by the Human Resources Department at The Jackson Laboratory and is organized as part of an employee wellness program. Each year 100 percent of entry fees and donations go