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Acadia virtual race draws international field of runners, hikers, walkers

acadia virtual race

Sidelined by pneumonia for a few weeks, Jennifer VanDongen of Bar Harbor was behind in training for her 4th Boston Marathon. Then came the first-ever 100-mile virtual Acadia Centennial Trek, launched last month to celebrate the park’s 100th anniversary. “This Trek was a great motivator!” said VanDongen, outdoor track coach for Mount Desert Island High […]

Ready, set, go! Virtual Acadia Centennial Trek about to start

acadia centennial trek

On your marks! The starting pistol is about to go off for the first-ever Acadia Centennial Trek, a free virtual race that begins at the top of Cadillac and takes you 100 miles over mountains, on carriage roads, and along parts of the Mount Desert Island Marathon and Acadia Half Marathon. Whether you run, hike, walk or step-count […]