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20th annual Pony Pride 5K Road Race slated for Aug. 6

on July 14, 2016, at 3:21 p.m.
DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — The 20th annual Pony Pride 5K Road Race will be held 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, in conjunction with Foxcroft Academy’s Alumni and Dover-Foxcroft Homecoming Weekend. Registration is 7-7:45 a.m. at the FA track building. Showers are available at Foxcroft Academy, West Main St. The course is first mile …

Hope House Softball Tournament planned for July 23

on July 14, 2016, at 3:02 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Penobscot Community Health Care’s Hope House Health and Living Center is hosting a coed softball tournament at 8 a.m. Saturday, July 23, at Union Street Softball Fields, to benefit Hope House Health and Living Center. The registration fee for a team of 12-15 players is $250 and …

Fifth annual Brooksy Birdies, Bogies and Beer Golf Tournament at Pine Hill

on July 14, 2016, at 2:52 p.m.
BREWER, Maine — Fifth annual Brooksy Birdies, Bogies & Beer Golf Tournament, 8 a.m. shotgun start, Sunday Aug. 7, Pine Hill Golf Course, 23 Pine Hill Drive. Four-person scramble, $40 walking, $50 Riding, with lunch included. Door prizes and 50/50 available. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your …

Dynamic Duo relay race to benefit Bucksport cross country team

on July 14, 2016, at 2:38 p.m.
BUCKSPORT, Maine — The Dynamic Duo is a totally unique race to this area and held on the Bucksport High School cross country course on Aug. 6. The format has male/female partners each running 3 miles as a relay team. Categories are determined by combined ages and places are determined by combined …

Sixth Annual Easy as Pi Road & Trail 5K

By Lynn Tarbox on July 13, 2016, at 11:28 a.m.
Sixth Annual Easy as Pi Road & Trail 5K, now at Thompson’s Point in Portland Saturday, August 27 9:30 a.m. Fun Run for Kids with Slugger 10 a.m. Race StartStory continues below advertisement. Tech shirts for 1st 100 registrants Free beer and whoopie pie for runners and walkers after the …

On Deck, a sports calendar for July 7, 2016

on July 07, 2016, at 8:32 p.m.
BASEBALL OLD TOWN — Old Town Recreation Department’s Grand Slam Baseball Academy, 2 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 25-29, at Herbert Sargent Community Center, for boys and girls ages 6-12. Hitting, catching, throwing and baserunning. Appropriate for beginners and experienced players. Featuring former college coach Dean Husted and other coaches. Cost …

On Deck, a sports calendar for July 1, 2016

on July 01, 2016, at 7:24 p.m.
BASEBALL OLD TOWN — Old Town Recreation Department’s Grand Slam Baseball Academy, 2 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 25-29, at Herbert Sargent Community Center, for boys and girls ages 6-12. Hitting, catching, throwing and baserunning. Appropriate for beginners and experienced players. Featuring former college coach Dean Husted and other coaches. Cost …

41st annual Tour du Lac 10 Mile Road Race on June 25 in Bucksport

on June 22, 2016, at 12:27 p.m.
BUCKSPORT, Maine — The 41st annual Tour du Lac 10 Mile Road Race, 7:30 a.m. Saturday, June 25, around Bucksport’s Silver Lake and starting and finishing at Bucksport’s town pool. The race is No. 6 in the Sub5 race series. Registration begins at 6:30 a.m. inside the town pool building. The cost …

14th annual Shawn Walsh Memorial Golf Classic July 18 in Auburn

on June 22, 2016, at 12:13 p.m.
AUBURN, Maine — The 14th annual Shawn Walsh Memorial Golf Classic will tee off Monday, July 18, at Martindale Country Club in Auburn. Registration begins at 8:15 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m. The banquet and auction stars at 3 p.m. This special event is held in memory of …

Thomaston 5K and Kids Fun Run on Fourth of July

on June 16, 2016, at 3:59 p.m.
THOMASTON, Maine — The Thomaston 5K Firecracker and Kids Fun Run on theme of Hometown Proud — Hometown Talent, 8 a.m. Monday, July 4, on Beechwood Street. Runners and walkers welcome. A timing company from Freeport will track the runners for this fun, non-qualifying road race. Participant’s bib numbers will have …

Eighth annual Father’s Day 5K Road Race to be lead by Portland Sea Dogs’ Slugger

on June 16, 2016, at 3:47 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — The Portland Sea Dogs, in conjunction with the Maine Track Club and Maine Medical Center, will host the eighth annual Father’s Day 5K Road Race at 9:15 a.m. on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 19, with proceeds benefiting Maine Coalition to Fight Prostate Cancer.  There will also be a Kid’s …

UMFK annual 5K Fun Run

on June 16, 2016, at 3:36 p.m.
FORT KENT, Maine —  The University of Maine at Fort Kent will host its annual 5K Fun Run on Saturday, July 30, 2016. The race is open to runners and walkers of all ages. Registration starts at 8 a.m. with a race start time of 9 a.m. at the UMFK Sports …

16th annual Bob Little Memorial Three-Person Scramble

on June 16, 2016, at 3:32 p.m.
BREWER, Maine — 16th annual Bob Little Memorial Three-Person Scramble, 8 a.m. tee-off, Saturday, June 25, Pine Hill Golf Course. Cost is $45 per person walking; $55 per person with cart.   This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →

‘Golf for Kids’ summer junior golf lessons at Hidden Meadows

on June 16, 2016, at 3:24 p.m.
OLD TOWN, Maine — “Golf For Kids” summer junior golf lessons will be offered to two age groups at Hidden Meadows Golf Course, 240 West Old Town Road: Peewee classes for ages 5-8, 9-10 a.m. Tuesdays, June 14-Aug. 9, for $50; junior classes for ages 8-18, 9-10 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, June 15-Aug. …

Public pools to open for season on June 18 in Bangor

on June 15, 2016, at 3:25 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — The Bangor Parks and Recreation Department has announced that the public pools will open for the 2016 summer season on Saturday, June 18. The fees for the Beth Pancoe Aquatic Center are: $2 for resident child, and $3 for non resident; $3 for resident adult and $5 for …

On Deck, a sports calendar for June 9, 2016

on June 09, 2016, at 8:17 p.m.
BASEBALL BREWER — The Brewer Falcons American Legion baseball team will hold tryouts at 6 p.m. Sundays, June 12, at Heddericg Field in Brewer. Players must be born on or after Jan. 1, 1997, and attend Brewer or Bucksport High Schools. Call Coach Shane Graham at 991-4006 for details. BANGOR …

EMMC Sports Health Summer Performance Camp helps athletes prepare for school sports

on June 09, 2016, at 12:30 p.m.
ORONO, Maine — Summer is the perfect time for middle school and high school athletes to improve their fitness, but without a structured program and expert instruction, many will struggle to see results. Eastern Maine Medical Center Sports Health is addressing the needs of area student athletes by launching a focused …

Princeton Freshwater Festival Run slated for June 25

on June 09, 2016, at 12:16 p.m.
PRINCETON, Maine — Princeton Freshwater Festival Run, sponsored by Machias Savings Bank, will be held Saturday, June 25. One-mile fun run for ages 13 and under and 2-mile walk is at 8 a.m., and 3-mile run is at 8:30 a.m. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. in front of the new …

Tickets available for Maine Basketball Hall of Fame

on June 09, 2016, at 12:09 p.m.
BANGOR — Maine Basketball Hall of Fame 2016 induction ceremony, noon Sunday, Aug. 21, at Cross Insurance Center, 515 Main St. Doors open 11:30 a.m. Ceremony begins after lunch. Tickets $55 and can be purchased at info@mainebasketballhalloffame.com . For information, contact 942-5766 or MaineBasketballInduction2016@gmail.com.   This post was contributed by …

47th annual A and J Open Tennis Tournament June 17-19

on June 09, 2016, at 11:55 a.m.
PORTLAND — The 47th annual A&J Open Tennis Tournament June 17-19, Fore River Tennis Complex at Waynflete School, 360 Spring St. The event, sanctioned as a major by the Maine Tennis Association, will feature competition in men’s open singles and doubles, women’s open singles and open mixed doubles. Age group …