Joan Benoit Samuelson, who won an Olympic gold medal in 1984, competes in a 3,000-meter race in 2009.

Two Maine running legends to run Sugarloaf Marathon for charity

By Ryan McLaughlin on Feb. 03, 2017, at 3:34 p.m.
Freeport’s Joan Benoit Samuelson and Michael Westphal of Great Cranberry Island will run the Sugarloaf Marathon on May 21.
Every registrant for the 2017 Beach to Beacon 10K road race this summer will receive this piece of artwork in honor of the race's 20th anniversary. The poster was designed by Kirk Simpson of York, a student at the Maine College of Art.

Beach to Beacon participants to receive commemorative piece of artwork

By Ryan McLaughlin on Jan. 31, 2017, at 3:33 p.m.
Isaiah Harris of Penn State University competes during the 600-meter run on Saturday at the Penn State National Open in University Park, Pennsylvania. The sophomore from Lewiston was clocked in 1 minute, 14.91 seconds, finishing second to Casimir Loxsom, who set the world record in 1:14.91.

Lewiston runner eclipses world-record time — only to finish second

By Pete Warner on Jan. 30, 2017, at 1:21 p.m.
Isaiah Harris of Lewiston ran the second fastest 600 meters in history on Saturday.
Runners in the Elite Women's division start the Beach to Beacon 10K in Cape Elizabeth in this August 2016 file photo.

Beach to Beacon 10K registration scheduled for March

By Ryan McLaughlin on Jan. 10, 2017, at 3:37 p.m.
The TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race will be celebrating its 20th anniversary in August.

Hate winter running? Maybe you’re doing it wrong.

By Gabriella Boston, Washington Post on Dec. 22, 2016, at 6:34 p.m.
Many detest it and simply refuse to do it, while others do it begrudgingly while longing for spring’s sunny days. A third group, though, loves it and says that “it’s not a matter of bad weather; it’s a matter of bad clothing choices.”
Joan Benoit Samuelson, who won an Olympic gold medal in 1984, competes in a 3,000-meter race in 2009.

’80s marathon champ Joan Benoit Samuelson still in the race

By Marlene Cimons, The Washington Post on Dec. 16, 2016, at 4:02 p.m.
“Balance is critically important. Balance in life, balance in diet, balance in everything.”
Race founder Joan Benoit Samuelson (right) finishes alongside fellow former Boston Marathon winner Jacqueline Gareau of Montreal in the 10th annual Beach To Beacon 10K in Cape Elizabeth in this August 2007 file photo.

Report: Maine running legend suffers injury while training

By Ryan McLaughlin on Dec. 02, 2016, at 2:26 p.m.
According to the report, Joan Benoit Samuelson suffered a leg injury while out for a run in Freeport, and she had to be picked up by a car.
Mount Desert Island's Tia Tardy leads the pack during the Class B cross-country regional championships at Troy Howard Middle School in Belfast in this October 2016 file photo.

MDI running standout commits to Bucknell University

By Ryan McLaughlin on Nov. 16, 2016, at 2:44 p.m.
Tia Tardy has run for Mattanawcook Academy of Lincoln, Orono and MDI.
Kassidy Dill gets an early lead during the Class C Maine State Cross Country Championshops in Belfast.

Orono senior running confidently into New England XC championships

By Ryan McLaughlin on Nov. 09, 2016, at 3:31 p.m.
Dill, the Class C state champion, will join 24 of Maine’s other top schoolgirl runners and teams in the Ocean State.

High school cross country: state championship results

on Nov. 06, 2016, at 4:57 p.m.
Lindsay Beauregard (left) and her sister, Danielle, pose for a picture in this undated photo. Lindsay will be running the Boston Marathon next spring on the Miles for Miracles charity team in honor of her sister.

Hampden native to run Boston Marathon as part of charity team

By Ryan McLaughlin on Nov. 01, 2016, at 2:25 p.m.
“I always thought it’d be fun to run Boston,” the 2010 graduate of Hampden Academy said Tuesday afternoon.
Brian Moussally of Hampden (right) poses for a photo with his girlfriend, Lori Perley, completing the Spartan Ultra Beast obstacle course race at Killington Mountain in Vermont last month. Moussally finished the event in slightly more than 13 hours.

30 miles, 60 obstacles: Maine man conquers Spartan Ultra Beast in 13 hours

By Ryan McLaughlin on Oct. 06, 2016, at 7:47 a.m.
Every athlete has that one race or accomplishment they want to check off their bucket list. For Brian Moussally, who has a passion for obstacle course racing, it just happened to be arguably the toughest of those events.

On Deck, a sports calendar for Sept. 29, 2016

on Sept. 29, 2016, at 12:47 p.m.
University of Maine's Jesse Orach runs during their cross-country meet in Orono on Friday. Orach won the men's race.

UMaine senior star is running down a dream

By Ryan McLaughlin on Sept. 26, 2016, at 12:17 p.m.
“Knowing that it’s my last year I just want to finish with no regrets,” Jesse Orach said. “I think I’m well on my way to doing that. I’m not finished yet.”
Michael Westphal goes for a short run on the one main road on Great Cranberry Island in this April 2016 file photo.

Maine Running Hall of Fame to induct seven

on Sept. 19, 2016, at 2:31 p.m.
The Maine Running Hall of Fame will enshrine its 19th class at an induction ceremony on Nov. 13 in Augusta.
Runners take off at the start of the Caribou Marathon on Sunday.

McCarthy and Guerrette win Caribou Marathon

By Kevin Sjoberg, Aroostook Republican & News on Sept. 18, 2016, at 2:42 p.m.
The race served as a qualifier for next April’s Boston Marathon.

Local sports results for Sept. 5, 2016

on Sept. 05, 2016, at 9:50 p.m.

Results for 54th Annual Bangor Labor Day 5-Mile Road Race

on Sept. 05, 2016, at 5:54 p.m.

On Deck, a sports calendar for Sept. 1, 2016

on Sept. 01, 2016, at 7:54 p.m.

Local sports results for Aug. 31, 2016

on Aug. 31, 2016, at 9:43 p.m.