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MAINE TRAIL RACES

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A list of the "regulars" ~ great trail races across Maine that are (mostly) over 5k

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Maine Trail-Running Clubs

Bold Coast Runners (Downeast)

Marsh Island Trail Runners (Penobscot)

Trail Runners of Midcoast Maine (MidCoast)

Trail Monster Running (Southern Maine)

Race
Location
Organizer
Month
Length
Race Type
Bradbury Snowshoe Race
Pownal
Trail Monster Running
January
4ish miles
Snowshoe
Cobscook Winter 20k/10k
Pembroke
Bold Coast Runners
January
10 or 20K
Run
Cobscook Backyard Ultra
Edmunds TWP
Bold Coast Runners
April
50k or 50 mile
Run (solo or relay)
Big A 50K
York
Mount Agamenticus Conservation Region
May
50k
Run
Nomad Trail Race Series
Norway
Shepard's Farm Preserve
Monthly May - Oct
4 miles
Run
Pineland Farms Trail Festival
New Gloucester
Back 40 Events / Pineland Farms
May
5k to 100k
Run
Riverlands 100
Turner
Trail Monster Running
May
100 miles
Run (solo or relay)
John Andrews Trail Run
Saco
Eastern Trail Alliance
June
5k
Run
Quarry Road Summer Race Series
Waterville
Quarry Road Recreation Area
Weekly Jun - Aug
3k to 8k
Run
WinterKids Mountain Mayhem
Greenwood
WinterKids
June
12 hours
Run and Bike
Back Cove Backyard Ultra
Portland
The Grind Run Co.
July
24 hours
Run
Bradbury Scuffle
Pownal
Trail Monster Running
July
6 miles
Run
Downeast Sunrise Trail Relay
Ellsworth to Eastport
Crow Athletics
July
103 miles
Relay Run
Blue Hill Mountain Trail Fest
Blue Hill
Blue Hill / Wabanaki Alliance Benefit
August
5k, 10k, 50k
Run
Bradbury Mountain Breaker
Pownal
Trail Monster Running
August
9 miles
Run
Firebird Trail Races
Falmouth
The Grind Run Co.
August
13m, 50k, 50m
Run
Frost Fixed-Time
Orono
Marsh Island Trail Runners
October
6 hours
Run (solo or relay)
Last Man Standing Ultramarathon
New Gloucester
Back 40 Events / Pineland Farms
August
Backyard Ultra
Run
Nordic Trail Festival
Presque Isle
Nordic Heritage Center
August
6 hours
Run (solo or relay)
Sugarloaf Trail Run & Marathon
Carrabasset Valley
Sugarloaf Mtn / Xterra
August
8k or marathon
Run
ACT Fall Trail Fest
Arundel
Arundel Conservation Trust
September
5k, 10k, half marathon
Run
Bad Little Trail Run
Whitneyville
Bold Coast Runners
September
2.5 or 7 miles
Run
Bradbury Bruiser
Pownal
Trail Monster Running
September
12 miles
Run
Camden Snow Bowl Trail Fest
Camden Snow Bowl
Trail Runners of Midcoast Maine / Midcoast NEMBA
September
3 to 15k
Run, bike, duathalon, relay
Happy Moose Half & Four in the Forest
Oxford
Senator Rick Bennett
September
4m or half marathon
Run
Megunticook Trail Festival
Camden Hills State Park
Camden Hills State Park
September
10, 20, or 50k
Run
TUCARD
Orono
Marsh Island Trail Runners
September
7-17 miles
Duathalon (Solo or Relay)
Uphill Will
Newry
TERREX
September
24 hours, uphill only
Run
Big Brad Ultra
Pownal
Trail Monster Running
October
50k or 50 mile
Run (solo or relay)
Great Pond Wildlands Run
East Orland
Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust
October
2 or 6.3 miles
Run
KCT Trail Fest
Kennebunk
Kennebunk Conservation Trust
October
5 or 10k
Run
Moosehorn Ghost Run
Baring
Bold Coast Runners / Friends of Moosehorn NWR
October
Half Marathon
Run (solo or relay)
Pleasant Mountain Race
Bridgton
Loon Echo Land Trust
October
20k
Run
Race Through the Woods (HVNC)
Jefferson
Midcoast Conservancy
October
5.5 or 13.1 miles
Run
Sugarloaf Uphill Climb
Carrabasset Valley
Sugarloaf Mtn
October
2.5 miles and 2500 vertical feet
Run
Bold Coast Bash
Cutler
Bold Coast Runners
November
10 or 30 miles
Run
Millinocket Marathon & Half
Millinocket
Crow Athletics
December
half or full marathon
Run
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