North Yarmouth native Ben True crosses the finish line to win the 2016 Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race in Cape Elizabeth. True will return to defend his title on Aug. 5.

North Yarmouth native returning to defend Beach to Beacon 10K title

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 20, 2017, at 4:31 p.m.
Ben True made history last summer in becoming the first American man to win the TD Bank Beach to Beacon 10K road race.
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Maine man outruns bears in Auburn

By CBS 13 on July 07, 2017, at 9:20 a.m.
A man out on his morning run was chased by bears in Auburn.
BANGOR, Maine -- 07/04/2017 - Adam Schwendt (left) and Adam Sukiennik battle for first during the 37th Annual Walter Hunt 4th of July 3K road race from Brewer to Bangor Tuesday. Schwendt and Sukiennik placed first and second respectively. Ashley L. Conti | BDN

Queen City native Schwendt wins 37th Brewer-Bangor 3K

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 04, 2017, at 1:17 p.m.
Adam Schwendt completed the mostly downhill course in 9 minutes, 29 seconds.
Adam Goode of Bangor won the 36th annual Walter Hunt Memorial Fourth of July 3K road race from Brewer to Bangor in 2016.

Brewer-Bangor Fourth of July race to celebrate 37th running

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 03, 2017, at 2:50 p.m.
The race starts at the Dunkin’ Donuts on Wilson Street in Brewer at 10:45 a.m., shortly before the Brewer-Bangor July 4th parade kicks off.
Isaiah Harris of Penn State places second in 800m heat in 1:46.62 to advance during the NCAA Track and Field Championships on June 7 in Oregon.

Lewiston runner qualifies for world track and field championships

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 26, 2017, at 1:56 p.m.

Bucksport 10-miler to celebrate 42nd running on Saturday

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 23, 2017, at 2:25 p.m.
One of Maine’s longest-running road races will celebrate its 42nd birthday on Saturday morning.

Main Street Memorial Mile road race results

on May 29, 2017, at 4:03 p.m.
Hampden Academy's Paul Casavant takes the lead in the mile run during the PVC-Eastern Maine Indoor Track League Championship meet at the University of Maine in Orono.

Hampden senior runner hitting stride for strong championship season

By Ryan McLaughlin on May 26, 2017, at 4:15 p.m.
Paul Casavant, who will be competing at Cornell University in the fall, will be chasing individual and team glory at this weekend’s Penobscot Valley Conference large school championships
P.J. Gorneault (left) of Caribou and Judson Cake of Bar Harbor run side by side during Sunday's 35th Sugarloaf Marathon. Gorneault won the men's title for the second straight year.

Runners successfully defend Sugarloaf Marathon titles

on May 21, 2017, at 8:50 p.m.
Isaiah Harris runs the anchor leg on the Penn State 1,600m sprint medley that won its Championship of America heat in 3:17.40 during the 123rd Penn Relays at Franklin Field on Apr. 28, 2017.

Lewiston star leads Penn State to Big 10 track title

By Ryan McLaughlin on May 15, 2017, at 2:57 p.m.
The Lewiston native and Nittany Lions sophomore claimed his fourth consecutive Big 10 title in the 800 meters over the weekend.

Samuelson to be honored at prestigious track meet

By Ryan McLaughlin on May 09, 2017, at 3:15 p.m.
The Freeport native will be recognized at one of the country’s most prestigious track and field invitationals.
Former Bangor High School star Riley Masters, pictured finishing at the 2013 Beach to Beacon 10K, has signed to compete for Nike Running and will be based out of Boulder, Colorado.

Bangor running star signs with Nike

By Ryan McLaughlin on May 05, 2017, at 3 a.m.
The professional running standout and Bangor native announced on his Instagram page that he is signing with Nike Running.

Scarborough man, North Yarmouth woman top Maine finishers at Boston Marathon

By Larry Mahoney on April 17, 2017, at 6:53 p.m.
It was the second straight year Scarborough’s Chris Harmon led the Maine contingent across the finish line.
Boston Marathon women's division winner Edna Kiplagat, of Kenya, and men's division winner Geoffrey Kirui, also of Kenya, hold the trophy during the 121st Boston Marathon in Boston, Massachusetts.

Kirui tops American Rupp; Kiplagat cruises at Boston Marathon

By Cindy Boren, The Washington Post on April 17, 2017, at 1:13 p.m.
Geoffrey Kirui pulled away from Galen Rupp over the last few miles, winning the men’s division of the Boston Marathon and ending Rupp’s bid to become the first American winner since 2014.
North Yarmouth native Ben True (USA) places sixth in the 5,000 meters in 13:54.07 during the IAAF World Championships in Athletics at National Stadium in Beijing, China, in 2015.

Maine native breaks own record at BAA 5K road race

By Ryan McLaughlin on April 16, 2017, at 4:23 p.m.
George Stevens Academy running star John  Hassett (center) signed a National Letter of Intent to run at the University of Maine on Wednesday. Flanking Hassett is his father, David, and GSA track and cross country coach Erich Reed.

George Stevens Academy running standout signs with UMaine

By Ryan McLaughlin on April 13, 2017, at 10:44 a.m.
“My senior year of cross country was when I really realized I wanted to go to the University of Maine,” said Hassett.
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.