65th Old Town Sectional Invitational cross country results

on Sept. 28, 2014, at 10:29 p.m.
At Old Town, 3.1 miles Boys varsity: MDI 52, Orono 61, Caribou 64, Old Town 116, Central 140, John Bapst 154, Foxcroft 155, Presque Isle 188, Hermon 230, Ellsworth 273, Mattanawcook, Houlton. Washburn and Dexter no team scores. 1, Tristan Butterfield, ORO, 16:34.31 (Course Record). 2, Josh Zapsky, HER, 17:13.38. …
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Trails End Festival 5K to benefit trail maintenance, art

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 14, 2014, at 4:54 p.m.
MILLINOCKET, Maine — The second annual Trails End Festival 5K run/walk and 2.5K walk to benefit the Michaud Trail Maintenance Fund and Millinocket Friends of the Arts, at 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 13 Registration 7-8 a.m. Entry fee $15; children 12 and under, $5. Awards & raffle prizes, canvas shopping bags …
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On Track to Recovery 5K Walk/Run

Bangor Daily News on Aug. 12, 2014, at 11:18 a.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine —  Crisis & Counseling Centers will celebrate recovery from mental health, substance abuse and co-occurring disorders at the agency’s On Track to Recovery 5K Walk/Run, on Saturday, Sept. 13, at the Kennebec River Rail Trail in Augusta. This professionally timed event is open to all and will show the recovery community that …
Racers compete in the 2014 Beach to Beacon 10k in Cape Elizabeth Saturday.

Karoki, Steel claim overall titles in TD Beach to Beacon race

By Ernie Clark on Aug. 02, 2014, at 2:04 p.m.
CAPE ELIZABETH | A surge and a sprint provided the decisive moments of the state’s largest road race Saturday morning. With those respective moves, Bedan Karoki of Kenya and Gemma Steel of Great Britain were crowned champions of the 17th annual TD Beach to Beacon 10K. The surge belonged …

Racers hit the road at the annual TD Beach to Beacon 10K

By CBS 13 on Aug. 02, 2014, at 9:58 a.m.
CAPE ELIZABETH | The 17th annual Beach to Beacon 10k Road Race started at 8 a.m. Saturday morning. It is Maine’s biggest road race and a favorite of many runners around the world. But a lot goes into making this such an amazing, world class race. The Beach to …
Micah Kogo of Kenya captures first place in the Beach to Beacon 10K road race in Cape Elizabeth in August 2013.

Top American distance runners lead world-class field for TD Beach to Beacon 10K

on July 15, 2014, at 6:43 p.m.
Boston Marathon champion Meb Keflezighi will join a talented, deep group of American distance runners — including Olympic medalist Shalane Flanagan and Maine native Ben True — for the 17th TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race on Saturday, Aug. 2 in Cape Elizabeth. Both of the defending champions — …
Runners make their way to Bangor at the start of the 34th annual Walter Hunt Memorial Fourth of July 3K road race Friday. The race starts in Brewer and travels into Bangor.  A total of 566 runners finished the race.

34th Annual Walter Hunt Memorial Fourth of July 3K road race results

on July 04, 2014, at 5:25 p.m.
At Brewer, Bangor 1. Adam Goode 8:44; 2. Luke Rand 9:17; 3. Ken Akiha 9:21; 4. Dominic Martin 9:23; 5. Connor Wagner 9:26; 6. Ian Fraser 9:32; 7. Dustin Ramsay 9:42; 8. Gabe Coffey 9:46; 9. Perry LeBreton 9:47; 10. Doug DeAngelis 9:51; 11. Paul Brown JR. 9:54; 12. Nick …
Adam Goode leads the pack during the 34th annual Walter Hunt Memorial Fourth of July 3K road race Friday. He won with a time of 8 minutes, 44 seconds.

Goode, Guaraldo capture Hunt 3K Fourth of July wins

By Larry Mahoney on July 04, 2014, at 2:05 p.m.
BANGOR | Bangor native Adam Goode wasn’t concerned with his time during the 34th annual Walter Hunt Memorial Fourth of July 3K road race Friday. “I just wanted to win. I was in the mid 4:40s for a mile and that is one of the slowest miles I’ve ever …
Adam Goode

Goode hopes to claim his first 3K Walter Hunt 4th of July Road Race win

By Larry Mahoney on July 03, 2014, at 10:34 p.m.
Bangor native Adam Goode has finished second in the annual 3K Walter Hunt 4th of July Road Race each of the last two years. He is hoping to finally win the event Friday morning. The 34th Walter Hunt 4th of July Road Race begins on Wilson Street in Brewer at …
Former Bangor High School star Riley Masters raises his fist as he crosses the finish line as the first Maine men's finisher in the Beach to Beacon 10K road race in Cape Elizabeth in this August 2013 file photo.

Bangor native adds new weapons to his distance-running arsenal

By Ernie Clark on July 01, 2014, at 2:22 p.m.
Riley Masters would have preferred a better finish at last weekend’s USA Track & Field National Championships. But faced with a star-studded 12-man field for the event’s 1,500-meter final led by 2012 Olympic silver medalist Leo Manzano and given his relative lack of experience compared with most of his rivals …
John and Patricia Craig of Dedham hold hands as they come to the finish line of the 39th annual Tour du Lac road race in Bucksport on Saturday.  The couple ran this 10-mile race together 30 years ago.  They finished Saturday with a time of 1 hour, 20 minutes and 27 seconds, which was 1:18 faster than when they ran it in 1984.

Results for 39th Annual Tour du Lac 10 Miler

on June 28, 2014, at 8:17 p.m.
At Bucksport 1. Louie Luchini 52:03, 2. Adam Goode 52:46, 3. Erik McCarthy 54:21, 4. Michael Bunker 56:28, 5. Matthew Methot 58:42, 6. Clayton Conrad 59:34, 7. Ken Akiha 1:00:30, 8. Dominic Martin 1:01:24, 9. Luke Rand 1:02:49, 10. Tim Tunney 1:03:34, 11. Andrew Kephart 1:03:52, 12. Scott Potter 1:05:12, …
Former Bangor High School running standout Riley Masters finished seventh in the 1,500 in the U.S. National Track and Field Championships Saturday in Sacramento, Calif.

Former Bangor High star Masters finishes 7th in 1,500 at U.S. championships

on June 28, 2014, at 8:04 p.m.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Former Bangor High School running star Riley Masters recorded a seventh-place finish in the men’s 1,500 at the U.S. National Championships Saturday at Sacramento State University’s Hornet Stadium. Masters finished the race in 3 minutes, 40.05 seconds, improving on his time of 3:43.02 in Thursday’s prelims. Leo …
Riley Masters races to victory in the 31st annual  Walter Hunt Memorial Fourth of July 3K in Bangor in this 2011 photo.

Bangor native Riley Masters in 1,500 meter final at U.S. national championships

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 27, 2014, at 11:36 a.m.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Bangor native Riley Masters, a professional runner who competes for Brooks Running out of Seattle, has a chance to win a national championship. The former Bangor High School, University of Maine and University of Oklahoma star will compete in the men’s 1,500 final at the U.S. National …
Sean Kull of Bangor finishes the swimming portion of Ironman Louisville in 2012. Kull is training for Ironman Lake Tahoe, which is set for Sunday, Sept. 21.

Bangor triathletes raising funds for Cancer Care while training for Ironman Lake Tahoe

By Joe Mclaughlin on June 25, 2014, at 7:47 a.m.
Friends Philip Henry and Sean Kull of Bangor are both reaching peak physical condition as they undergo rigorous training for Ironman Lake Tahoe, a grueling triathlon scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 21, in Lake Tahoe, California. While doing so, their thoughts are also with those who are struggling with illness. They …
Ellsworth's Dan Curts (left) crosses the finish line after passing Gray New Gloucester's Will Shafer on the final lap and winning the 1600-meter race during the Class B state championship meet in Bath in this June 2013 file photo.

Man on the run: Ellsworth’s Curts headed for elite high school meet in Washington

By Pete Warner on June 19, 2014, at 6:44 a.m.
Organizers call it “the fastest high school meet in the land.” On Saturday, Dan Curts of Ellsworth will be among the elite high school athletes in the country competing in the event — the Brooks PR Invitational in Renton, Washington. Curts, who has re-written the record books during a stellar …
Runners in the 2013 Bay of Fundy International Marathon take off from the starting line at West Quoddy Head Lighthouse in Lubec, the easternmost point of the U.S.

Bay of Fundy International Marathon runners to flock Down East

By Tim Cox on June 11, 2014, at 7:13 a.m.
LUBEC | More than 500 runners will flock to the tiny waterfront village of Lubec for the second Bay of Fundy International Marathon and 10K on Sunday. Last year’s inaugural event provided a boost to local businesses with the influx of visitors, and this year is expected to do …

91-year-old woman finishes San Diego marathon in record time

By Marty Graham, Reuters on June 02, 2014, at 8:55 p.m.
SAN DIEGO — A 91-year-old woman ran a San Diego marathon over the weekend in record time for her age group, also becoming the oldest person ever to finish the race, despite lamenting she was unable to train properly because of cancer treatments. Harriette Thompson, who ran her first marathon …
Steven McCarthy of Greene won Sunday's Sugarloaf Marathon with a time of 2 hours, 47 minutes and 10 seconds.

Maine runners capture titles in record field at 32nd Sugarloaf Marathon

on May 18, 2014, at 2:41 p.m.
CARRABASSETT VALLEY | With cool temps and patchy cloud cover providing ideal conditions for runners Sunday morning, 27-year-old Steven McCarthy of Greene won the 32nd annual Sugarloaf Marathon in 2 hours, 47 minutes, and 10 seconds. Jennifer Vandongen of Bar Harbor, 36, took home the title in the women’s …
Eric Rudolph (right) and Timothy Maguire cross a section of Route 27 over the Dead River in Eustis as they approach mile three of the 2009 Sugarloaf Marathon on May 17. Rudolph and Maguire took second and third place respectively. Rudolph won last year’s race.

Record field set for Sunday’s Sugarloaf Marathon, 15K

By Ernie Clark on May 16, 2014, at 1:52 p.m.
Nearly 1,500 runners have registered for Sunday’s 32nd annual Sugarloaf Marathon and 15-kilometer road races. Six-hundred-thirty-seven marathoners are scheduled to leave the starting line at Cathedral Pines Campground on State Route 27 in Eustis and make their way to the finish line in downtown Kingfield in Franklin County, according to …
Sarah Mulcahy of Baring Plantation (second right) runs along a city street Monday during the 118th Boston Marathon. The 28-year-old Eagle Lake native, who is 6½ months pregnant, kept a relaxed pace and finished the race in 4 hours, 8 minutes, 19 seconds.

Baby steps: Washington County runner, 6½ months pregnant, completes Boston Marathon

By Ernie Clark on April 23, 2014, at 7:32 a.m.
Sarah Mulcahy figured to be one of the faster Maine runners at Monday’s 118th Boston Marathon. The 28-year-old resident of Baring Plantation qualified for the historic race last June when she won the women’s division of the inaugural Bay of Fundy International Marathon in Lubec in a time of 3 …
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