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**Important Update**

This year's Bar Harbor Bank and Trust Half Marathon and Fall 5k have been canceled. It was a difficult decision, but the safety of our participants and volunteers is our primary concern. Hurricane Lee is currently forecasted to pass close to Bar Harbor with damaging high winds, rain, and storm surge. In addition to safety on our course, we are concerned about the safety of those traveling to and from our event. 

Since this is a weather emergency event, we can not offer refunds. 

If you are a registered participant, please check your email for a message.

General Information

Start Times:

1/2 walkers: 6am

1/2 Runners: 7am

5k: 7:45am

 

Packet pickup is Friday, September 15 2-7pm

Course Description

Course features breathtaking view of Acadia National Park and Maine’s rocky coastline. It is a Spectacular 13.1 mile course traveling on the scenic Acadia National Park Carriage Roads. The second largest island on the eastern seaboard, Mount Desert Island boasts an impressive 41,000 acres of land devoted to the Northeast’s only National Park, Acadia - an amazing array of mountains and sea, cliffs and coastline.

This half marathon is fortunate to be one of only a couple of races of its kind held in Acadia National Park. Walkers are able to enjoy the beauty of Acadia at a slower pace and are encouraged to participate! Walkers are able to enjoy the beauty of Acadia at a slower pace and are encouraged to participate!

Race Features

Prizes will be awarded for TOP 3 MEN AND WOMEN and 1st and 2nd in each age group (half-marathon and 5K)

Six Water Stations (Stations are placed every 2-2.5 miles)

Post Race Snacks 

Race Route and Course Details
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Course Records

Men: Paul McGovern 1:07:06 (1991)

Women: Joan Benoit 1:17:06 (1997)

2021 Half Marathon Overall Results
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MDI YMCA

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