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Erin’s Run to take place in Bangor on May 3rd

By Ben Sprague on April 27, 2014, at 9:02 p.m.
Saturday, May 3, 2014 10 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Location: Bangor Waterfront, 1 Railroad Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 2078521405; erinsrun.org The second annual running of Erin’s Run will take place on the Bangor Waterfront on Saturday, May 3rd starting at 10:00 am. The event celebrates the life of …

Marathon to feature deep American field

By Lori Riley, The Hartford Courant on April 20, 2014, at 6:57 p.m.
BOSTON — After the tragic events at the finish line of the Boston Marathon last year, many marathoners wanted to be in Boston this year, to show solidarity and to run the 26.2-mile race. Top Americans who did not come or had not been able to run Boston in recent …
Joel (left) and Jackie Dalton leave mementos for Martin Richard, one of the victims of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, at a memorial for all the victims at the site of the first bomb blast in Boston on April 20, 2014.

Boston Marathon looks to shake shadow of deadly 2013 bombing

By Scott Malone, Reuters on April 20, 2014, at 6:34 p.m.
BOSTON, Mass. — Runners, from the world’s elite racers to first-timers, will step to the Boston Marathon starting line on Monday for the first running of the world-renowned race since last year’s deadly bombing attack. Some 36,000 people, the second-largest field in the race’s 118-year history, will set out from …
Boston Marathon runner Dacie Manion (center) smiles in a Christmas photograph with, from left to right, Shelley Gilman, Chris Gilman, Ryan Gilman and Matt Gilman. Manion is running with a team from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to honor the life of Matt Gilman, who died last fall after a long fight with the disease.

Mainer running Boston Marathon to honor cancer victim from Old Town

By Abigail Curtis on April 18, 2014, at 4:44 p.m.
OLD TOWN, Maine — Last fall, Dacie Manion felt helpless as she watched her boyfriend’s father succumb to his long battle with a rare form of cancer. The 2011 Old Town High School graduate and high school and college cross-country track standout wanted to do something to honor Matt Gilman’s …
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Road race/walk to benefit The Animal Orphanage

Bangor Daily News on April 16, 2014, at 4:48 p.m.
OLD TOWN — The Animal Orphanage annual 5K Road race/walk will be held on Sunday, April 27, at the Old Town YMCA, rain or shine. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. with the race/walk starting promptly at 10:30 a.m. Individual walkers and runners, $15; families, $15. Awards will be made …

On Deck, a sports calendar for April 10, 2014

on April 10, 2014, at 6:43 p.m.
BASEBALL BANGOR — Boston Red Sox vs. Detroit Tigers Cyr Motor Coach Bus Trip to Fenway Park, Saturday, May 17. First pitch at 7:10 p.m. This event is a fundraiser to bring the 2014 American Legion Baseball State Tournament to the campus of Husson University in Bangor in July. One …
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Rick Lyons of Hampden holds a shadow box of mementos be collected from his 2013 run in the Boston Marathon.

Maine runners determined to return as Boston Marathon enters a new age of celebration, security

By Ernie Clark on April 10, 2014, at 4:34 p.m.
For its first 116 years the Boston Marathon epitomized a celebration of the running spirit. Average runners with the goal of self-fulfillment over a mind- and body-challenging 26.2-mile course could share the starting line in Hopkinton, Mass., each Patriots’ Day with Olympic-caliber competitors and conclude their runs with a similar …

Rick Lyons prepares to take on the Boston Marathon for the 17th time

By Kevin Bennett on April 10, 2014, at 4:22 p.m.
Mainers set to run Boston Marathon one year after finish-line bombings
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University Credit Union Healthy High Run April 13

Bangor Daily News on April 10, 2014, at 4:16 p.m.
ORONO, Maine — The University Credit Union seventh annual Healthy High Run will kick off at 4:20 p.m. Sunday, April 13, at New Balance Student Recreation Center on campus. Options include a 10K, 5K and one-mile fun walk/run. Early registration is open through 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, and may be completed …
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Mariner Mother’s Day 5K road race

Bangor Daily News on April 10, 2014, at 3:37 p.m.
ROCKLAND, Maine — Oceanside Boosters will hold the annual Mariner Mother’s Day 5­-Kilometer Road Race Sunday, May 11, at Oceanside East High School, rain or shine. Free Kids Fun Run at 8:30 a.m. for youths up to age 10. Walkers will start the course at 9 a.m. and runners will …

On Deck, a sports calendar for April 3, 2014

on April 03, 2014, at 7:04 p.m.
BASKETBALL BAILEYVILLE — Men’s basketball tourney at Woodland High School, Saturday, April 5, double elimination, $125 per team, contact Ryan Lincoln 904-7231. PORTLAND — Casco Bay Sports is hosting its annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament, Old Port Hoopla, May 3, at the Portland Expo. It will include three men’s divisions, a …

On Deck, a sports calendar for March 27, 2014

on March 27, 2014, at 7:55 p.m.
BASEBALL ORONO — The UMaine baseball program will conduct a free coaches clinic on April 3 from 6-8 p.m. inside the Mahaney Dome. Coaches of baseball teams from the youth levels up through high school are invited to attend the session, which will focus on the dynamics of maximizing indoor …

On Deck, a sports calendar for March 20, 2014

on March 20, 2014, at 7:38 p.m.
BASKETBALL CALAIS — Calais Recreation Department’s annual travel team basketball tournaments, $160 per team; seventh and eighth grade boys, March 22-23; fifth and sixth grade boys, March 29-30. For info or to register a team, contact Calais Recreation Department at 454-2761 or calaisrec@calaismaine.org BAILEYVILLE — Men’s basketball tourney at Woodland …

Sports briefs for March 14, 2014

By Staff and Wire Service Reports on March 14, 2014, at 5:10 p.m.
Brewer road race cancelled BREWER — The Chamberlain Half Marathon and 5K Road Race scheduled for Saturday has been cancelled due to poor road conditions. Those seeking more information on the event may email: ChamberlainMarch2014@yahoo.com. Swede Backstrom to get ice hockey silver medal Swedish ice hockey player Nicklas Backstrom will …
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Chamberlain Half Marathon canceled due to road conditions

Bangor Daily News on March 14, 2014, at 3:16 p.m.
BREWER, Maine — The Chamberlain Half Marathon and 5K Road Race, which was scheduled for Saturday, March 15 in Brewer, has been canceled due to road conditions. For questions or more information, please email ChamberlainMarch2014@yahoo.com This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →

On Deck, a sports calendar for March 13, 2014

on March 13, 2014, at 3:49 p.m.
BASEBALL BANGOR — Bangor East Little League Registration, March 19, 6-8 p.m., Fruit Street School, for players ages 4-12; application download available at bangoreast.org, contact Dale Duff, BELL President, at 942-7759. BASKETBALL CALAIS — Calais Recreation Department’s annual travel team basketball tournaments, $160 per team; seventh and eighth grade girls, …

On deck, a sports calendar for Feb. 27, 2014

on Feb. 27, 2014, at 6:28 p.m.
BASEBALL BANGOR — Baseball Coaches Clinic, 5-8 p.m. March 2, at Sluggers, instructed by Husson baseball coaching staff. Cost is $75 per coach. Topics include team building and chemistry; philosophies of team, pitching, hitting and defense; pitching mechanics; managing pitching staff; hitting and bunting mechanics; hitting and bunting drills; infield …

On Deck, a sports calendar for Feb. 6, 2014

on Feb. 06, 2014, at 7:26 p.m.
BASEBALL BANGOR — Husson University will hold February break baseball camps for kids ages 7-18. Offensive camp will be held Feb. 17-18; and pitching and defensive camp will be held Feb. 19-20. Offensive covers hitting, bunting, base running and other similar skills. Defensive covers pitching, catching, infield and outfield play …

On Deck, a sports calendar for Jan. 30, 2014

on Jan. 30, 2014, at 5:06 p.m.
BASEBALL BANGOR — Husson University will hold February break baseball camps for kids ages 7-18. Offensive camp will be held Feb. 17-18; and pitching and defensive camp will be held Feb. 19-20. Offensive covers hitting, bunting, base running and other similar skills. Defensive covers pitching, catching, infield and outfield play …

On Deck, a sports calendar for Jan. 23, 2014

on Jan. 23, 2014, at 7:20 p.m.
BASEBALL ORONO — Nick Derba and Jason Spaulding, assistant baseball coaches at University of Maine, are offering specialized instruction. Lessons are available for hitting, pitching and catching. Special holiday packages are available. Contact Nick or Jason at 581-1098 for more information. BASKETBALL FORT KENT — University of Maine-Fort Kent Athletics …
 
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