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On a chilly late October evening at the Bangor Opera House, Gary Allen shared his inspiration and vision for the Millinocket Marathon: Like the annual Burning Man festival in the California desert, Allen believes the growing energy -- and dollars spent at local businesses -- at this free running event can change the prospects of the community. Read More