Half Marathon

The inaugural Caribou Half Marathon (the most northeastern in the US), will be on held on Sunday, September, 17 at 8:00 am and is a 13.1M loop that starts and finishes at the Caribou Wellness Center.  Most of Bennett Drive will be shut down for the race and town festival.

The route takes you along some of the most scenic roads in Aroostook County, Maine.
You will start and finish in the same area where there will be an abundance of restrooms as well as (limited) showers, post race snacks and drinks and a warm drink station. There will be a street festival featuring a live band and food and craft vendors set up at the finish line. The Caribou Wellness Center is heated and on-site for your comfort.

 

 

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close up of downtown section of course

Turn By Turn Map Coming Soon.


Registration Prices:

December 1, 2016 until February 7, 2017 – $55

February 8, 2017 until April 30, 2017 – $65

May 1, 2017 until August 31, 2017 – $80

Final Day to Register: August 31, 2017

Registration is limited and WILL FILL UP. Sign up today!

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maine half marathons, best maine half marathonsPertinent facts you need to know:

  • The race is on rain or shine….or snow!
  • There is NO early start option for the half marathon.
    • Cash prizes for top 3 M/F
      *minimum of 6 athletes  must compete
      per category are required in order for anyone 
      to be eligible for any cash prize.

      • 1st. $250.
      • 2nd $150.
      • 3rd $75.
    • All registrants receive a long sleeve shirt, goodie bag and access to the post race festival.
    • All finishers will also receive a finishers medal.
    • Top 3 M & F finishers from “The County” will also be awarded.
    • Awards to Top M & F for each age group.
      • age groups: 0-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
    • Packet pickup will be on Sept 16th from 2-7pm at the Caribou Wellness Center.
    • The course will be open until 3pm.
    • Other questions can be answered on our FAQ Page.
    • The full weekend schedule can be FOUND HERE.

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