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BAY OF FUNDY INTERNATIONAL MARATHON – JUNE 23

Left to right: Katherine Cassidy, Founder and Co-Chair of the Bay of Fundy International Marathon, and Rachel Rubeor, Bay of Fundy International Marathon Committee Member and Volunteer Coordinator, show a course map for the first ever two-country, cross-border marathon to be held on Sunday, June 23, 2013 with the finish line in Lubec.  They are joined by Maureen Lord of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, a sponsor of the marathon.
Left to right: Katherine Cassidy, Founder and Co-Chair of the Bay of Fundy International Marathon, and Rachel Rubeor, Bay of Fundy International Marathon Committee Member and Volunteer Coordinator, show a course map for the first ever two-country, cross-border marathon to be held on Sunday, June 23, 2013 with the finish line in Lubec. They are joined by Maureen Lord of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, a sponsor of the marathon.
Posted May 22, 2013, at 12:40 p.m.
Left to right: Katherine Cassidy, Founder and Co-Chair of the Bay of Fundy International Marathon, and Rachel Rubeor, Bay of Fundy International Marathon Committee Member and Volunteer Coordinator, show a course map for the first ever two-country, cross-border marathon to be held on Sunday, June 23, 2013 with the finish line in Lubec.  They are joined by Maureen Lord of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, a sponsor of the marathon.
Left to right: Katherine Cassidy, Founder and Co-Chair of the Bay of Fundy International Marathon, and Rachel Rubeor, Bay of Fundy International Marathon Committee Member and Volunteer Coordinator, show a course map for the first ever two-country, cross-border marathon to be held on Sunday, June 23, 2013 with the finish line in Lubec. They are joined by Maureen Lord of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, a sponsor of the marathon.

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CONTACT: Cathy Planchart, AVP

Corporate Communications & Community Relations

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust

P.O. Box 1089, Ellsworth, ME 04605

207-667-0660 x4655 / cplanchart@bhbt.com

DATE: May 22, 2013

TITLE: BAY OF FUNDY INTERNATIONAL MARATHON SPONSORED BY BAR HARBOR BANK & TRUST – JUNE 23

Lubec, Maine– Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is sponsoring the first annual Bay of Fundy International Marathon being held on Sunday, June 23, 2013. This two-country, cross-border marathon will go from the easternmost point of the USA at West Quoddy Head Lighthouse to the northernmost tip of Campobello Island Canada at Head Harbor Lighthouse, and back to the USA to finish on Lubec’s waterfront. It is accompanied by a 10K race and a Community Fun Run. For more information or to find out how you can participate or volunteer visit www.BayofFundyMarathon.com.

The purpose of the event is to promote running as a healthy lifestyle, attract runners and their families and friends to the area as a stimulus to the local economy, and to build collaboration between the cross border communities. The event is also intended to attract support to selected local charities. For 2013 the official charity of the marathon is the Lost Fisherman’s Memorial. Bar Harbor Bank & Trust employees are hosting the hospitality tent at the finish line.

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is a community bank with more than $1.3 billion in assets. Founded in 1887, the Bank offers a full range of financial services and products for families, businesses, and non-profit organizations throughout Maine with 15 branch locations, from Topsham to Lubec. Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, Member FDIC, is a subsidiary of Bar Harbor Bankshares (AMEX:BHB) and was named one of the 2012 Best Places to Work in Maine. For more information call 1-888-853-7100 or go to www.bhbt.com.

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