A qualifying race for the Boston Marathon will be held in Aroostook County

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A Boston Marathon Qualifier Race will be held next year in Caribou. The event will consist of a Full Marathon, ½ Marathon, a Relay Race of each length, and a Kid’s Run. The qualifier will be held Sept. 18, 2016.

The race weekend will also involve a pre-race exposition and a street festival, similar to the well-established “Thursday’s on Sweden Street”. The festival will occur during the races and will feature a live band and vendors.


Registration opened Tuesday and will feature a low registration fee until February 1, 2016. Registration fees will increase incrementally until the registration deadline, September 1, 2016. There is NO day-of race registration.
More information can be found at the event website.

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