The Millinocket Marathon & Half is expecting over 2,400 runners Saturday, December 8th for the 4th annual event.

The race has brought in almost $250,000 over the years. It was created by Gary Allen to help the neighbors of Millinocket after the paper mill shut down in 2014.

The admission-free race starts at 10:00 a.m. at 33 Penobscot Ave.

For more information, contact Sheila Brennan Nee, Maine Sports Commission at 207-615-8020, or email at

About Maine Sports Commission
The Maine Sports Commission markets Maine as a four-season sports destination to enhance the state’s economy by attracting new events and by growing existing sports-related events, including professional, collegiate, amateur, and youth sporting events.

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