Aroostook Outdoor News: 6.18.15 edition

#HappyFathersDay! Take time this weekend to #GetOutside with #Dad!

In this edition: 1) A #canoe and #kayak #race in #GrandIsle. 2) A #MountainBike #Festival in #FortKent. 3) a #5k #RoadRace in #Caribou. Plus lots more! #offugo…

Thursday, June 18
National Park Debate, East Millinocket
6:00-7:00 p.m. at Schenck High School. First formal debate regarding proposed North Woods national park; features two park proponents, two opponents debating the issue. The public is invited. Contact East Millinocket Town Office (207-746-3551) FMI

Friday, June 19
Maine Families Playgroup: Let’s Play Outside!, Caribou
1:00-2:30 p.m. at Caribou Wellness and Recreation Center. Enjoy a playgroup for your child and meet other local parents. Activities: games for outdoors, walk to the park, outdoor and sun safety info, summer activity ideas. Contact Healthy Families Aroostook (207-764-3495) FMI

Saturday, June 20
2nd Annual Greater Grand Isle Canoe/Kayak Race, Grand Isle
10 mi.; Madawaska to Grand Isle. Registration: 6:00 a.m. at Madawaska boat landing, next to Central Building Supply. Race start: 8:00 a.m. Cost: $15/adult, $7/youth under 18, $25/family boat of 4+; first 100 registrants receive a t-shirt. Contact Grand Isle General Store (207-895-3311) FMI

Saturday, June 20
Rally in the Valley Mountain Bike Festival, Fort Kent
8:00 a.m. at Fort Kent Outdoor Center. For kids of all ages. Pre-registrations receive free helmet, water bottle, cool t-shirt! Cost: $5; includes bag lunch, all participants present eligible to win new mountain bike! Contact Gail Lamarr (207-834-1459) or gail.lamarr@nmmc.org FMI

Sunday, June 21
SW Collins Co. 5k Run/Walk, Caribou
Aroostook Musterds Challenge Series Race #3. Registration: 8:30 a.m. Start times: Kids’ Fun Run: 9:00 a.m.; 5k Walk: 9:45 a.m.; 5k Run: 10:00 a.m. First 75 registrants receive t-shirt. Contact Leslie Jackson (207-496-6723) or lesliej@swcollins.com FMI

Sunday, June 21
Le Petit Sault 30/60 MTB Endurance Race, Edmundston, NB
20k, 40k, 60k mountain bike races. Registration: 9:00 a.m. Race start: 10:30 a.m. (all times Atlantic). Great prizes, handmade sprocket trophies. Cost: $35; non-licensed racers must pay $10 day license fee. Canteen services, 3 feed stations. Contact Marco Levesque (506-735-0918) or mdlque@hotmail.com FMI

Sunday, June 21
Maine State Parks and Lands Maine Resident’s Day, Statewide
On Father’s Day from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., all vehicles bearing Maine license plates are allowed free entrance to Maine state parks and historic sites; does not apply to Baxter State Park and some other facilities. Contact Aroostook State Park (207-768-8341) FMI

Sunday, June 21
Woodstock Rec. Father’s Day Kayak Event, Woodstock, NB
Contact Allen LaFaver allen@maccnb.ca or Woodstock Recreation (506-325-4671) FMI

*Tuesday, June 23
River Valley Runners Meeting, Woodstock, NB
6:30 p.m. (Atlantic) at Woodstock High School Foods Lab, main floor. Guest speaker Alex Coffin, veteran runner, trusted coach, mentor, presents “Achieve your running goals without getting hurt in the process.” Cost: $5. Healthy snacks, light refreshments will be served. Visit www.facebook.com/groups/rvrunnersnb FMI

Wednesday, June 24
Mapleton Daze Bike Rodeo, Mapleton
6:00-8:00 p.m. at Mapleton School. Sponsored by Bicycle Coalition of Maine and Bike, Board and Ski. Contact Lyn Frederick (207-540-1465) FMI

*Wednesday, June 24
FKOC Outdoor Fun Night Kick Off, Fort Kent
6:00-7:30 p.m. at Fort Kent Outdoor Center. MWSC Coach Seth Hubbard will offer a Community Biathlon Fun Night. Contact Fort Kent Outdoor Center (207-834-6203) FMI

Thursday, June 25
Woodie Wheaton Land Trust State of the Fishery Seminar, Forest City
7:30-9:00 p.m. at WWLT Center. Maine DIF&W regional biologist to discuss sport fishery of East Grand and Spednic lakes, including habitats of landlocked salmon, brook trout, togue, small-mouth bass, other species of interest. Contact Patty Michaud (207-448‐3250) or info@woodiewheaton.org FMI

Saturday, June 27 & Sunday, June 28
ACAP/Let’s Go! Aroostook Folk Trails, Mapleton
Folk Trails is a story walk that promotes literacy and physical activity for children and families. Story books will be arranged at Maple Meadow Farm Festival for the duration of event. Guided Folk Trail walks available. Contact Jamie Chandler (207-768-3045) FMI

Saturday, June 27-Sunday, June 28
3 Borders River Trip, Rivière-Bleue, QC
Guided 43k St. Francis River canoe/kayak excursion. Paddle 2 days from Beau Lake to Saint-François-de-Madawaska, NB along QC, NB, ME borders. Contact Marielle Landry (418-893-2649) or marielle_landry1@hotmail.fr FMI

Saturday, June 27
Woodstock Rec. Kids’ Bike Rodeo, Woodstock, NB
8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (Atlantic) at AYR Motor Centre Arena. Sponsored by Big Brothers/Big Sisters, in affiliation with Woodstock Police Department. Contact Woodstock Recreation (506-325-4671) FMI

Saturday, June 27
PI Historical Society Guided Historic Downtown Walking Tour, Presque Isle
10:00 a.m.-Noon. This guided two-mile tour begins and ends at the 1875 Vera Estey House Museum, 16 Third Street, and covers over 30 historic sites and individuals. Fee: FREE; $2 donation suggested. Contact Kim Smith (207-762-1151) or visit www.pihistory.org FMI

Saturday, June 27
Tri Aroostook Kids, Presque Isle
USAT-sanctioned youth triathlon for ages 6-15. Athletes compete as individuals at varying distances based on age; capped at 125 athletes. First of three youth triathlons in a series. Race start: 1:30 p.m. Cost: $20/person. Visit www.competitorme.com FMI

Saturday, June 27-Sunday, June 28
WMI Wilderness First Aid/CPR Training, Millinocket
Based at Penobscot Outdoor Center, this course is ideal for guides and trip leaders on 1-2 day outings. Cost: $225; includes tuition and course materials. Contact Mike Smith (207-227-0250) or mikes@mainewsc.org FMI

Sunday, June 28
1st Annual Fresh Trails Classic Gentleman’s Race, Stockholm
Coed teams of 4 work and stay together on approx. 50 miles of ATV trails, logging roads, paved roads. Race start: 9:00 a.m. at Eureka Restaurant. Good food pizza, drinks, laughs after the race. Cost: $20/team. First, last place teams win free dinner at Eureka. Visit www.freshtrails.com FMI

Sunday, June 28
Maple Meadow Farm Fest 5k Milk Run, Mapleton
Easy to moderate 3.5-mile road race through beautiful farm country. Open to all ages. Cost: $20, $10/under 12; includes t-shirt (while they last), goodie bag, finisher’s medal (cow’s ear tag). Contact Jami Badershall jami@drinkmainemilk.org FMI

Tuesday, June 30-Wednesday, July 1
ACA Swiftwater Rescue Course, Millinocket
Based at Penobscot Outdoor Center, this 2-day course includes hands-on practice time and advanced rescues, and is the most comprehensive training for trip leaders and recreational paddlers alike. Fee: $225. Contact Mike Smith (207-227-0250) or mikes@mainewsc.org FMI

*Wednesday, July 1
Woodstock Rec. Kids of Steel Triathlon, Woodstock, NB
Canada Day event for kids ages 5-15; includes free t-shirt. Bike Check: 8:30-9:30 a.m. at AYR Motor Centre. Triathlon start: 10:00 a.m. (all times Atlantic). Cost: FREE! Contact Woodstock Recreation (506-325-4671) FMI

Friday, July 3
Woodstock Rec. Zip Line Outdoor Adventure for Adults, Woodstock, NB
A hiking and Zip Lining adventure to see the gorge in Grand Falls; for adults 19 & older. Meet at AYR Motor Centre at 8:30 a.m.; estimated time of return: 5:00 p.m. Cost: $45/person; includes transportation. Bring lunch, snacks, drinks. Contact Woodstock Recreation (506-325-4671) FMI

Friday, July 3
Miracle Mile: Makenna and Maggie’s Race for Research, Houlton
1-mile downhill race for runners and walkers. Registration: online only. Check-in: 4:00 p.m. at Military Street Baptist Church. Race start: 6:00 p.m. on Drake’s Hill, Military St.; finish in Market Square. Visit www.facebook.com/MiracleMileRace4Research FMI

Saturday, July 4
Ashland Ski Club Adventure Challenge Race, Ashland
7k; it’s not “Tough Mountain” but it is Ashland and we’ve always been a bit rough around the edges. Registration: Noon at Ashland Logging Museum. Race start; 1:00 p.m. Fee: $15. Contact Amanda Barker (207-435-4870) or ranger.amanda.barker@gmail.com FMI

Sunday, July 5
7th Annual Grand Falls Charity Run, Grand Falls, NB
Distances: 5k/10k; 1k Kids’ Run. Registration: online ONLY. Race kit pick up: 7:30 a.m. Start times: 1k: 8:30 a.m.; 5k/10k: 9:00 a.m. (all times Atlantic) at E.P. Senechal Center. Cost: $15/Kid’s Run; $25/5k & 10k; add $5 after June 28. Contact Julie Dubé (506-479-1882) info@valleyspcalavallee.com FMI

*Monday, July 6-Friday, July 10
Libby Camps Kids’ Week, Oxbow
Bring your kids to experience the Maine outdoors! Kids under 20 stay free with 2 paying adults. Activities throughout include canoe race, outdoor scavenger hunt, fishing competitions, bonfires, many more. Contact Matt Libby mattandjess@libbycamps.com FMI

Friday, July 10
Woodie Wheaton Land Trust Monument Brook Canoe Trip, Orient
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Depart Orient border crossing in Grand Laker canoes; paddle north to wildest place in the watershed. Great wildlife viewing! Guide’s lunch provided. Traditional wood/canvas canoes available or bring your own boat. Contact Patty Michaud (207-448-3250) or info@woodiewheaton.org FMI

Friday, July 10
Musterd Mile, Caribou
1-mile run on Sweden Street for all ages. Registration: 6:00 p.m. at Caribou High School Race start: 7:00 p.m. Contact Bruce Freme (207-496-8731) FMI

Friday, July 10
Maine Outdoor Film Festival in the Katahdin Region, East Millinocket
Join us for a special MOFF screening! 7:00 p.m. at Hathaway’s (at East Branch Sno Rovers Clubhouse) during East Millinocket SummerFest! Visit www.maineoutdoorfilmfestival.com FMI

Saturday, July 11-Sunday, July 12
Ride Aroostook, Presque Isle
This two-day bicycle tour event benefits Camp Adventure, a summer camp for children with Type 1 diabetes. Each day is split into two rides with full support, rest areas, first aid, and mechanical services. Contact Judy Holmquist (207-498-1112) or info@ridearoostook.org FMI

Saturday, July 11-Sunday, July 12
Maine State Parks and Lands Loon Plate Weekend, Statewide
All vehicles bearing Maine Loon Conservation license plates are allowed free entrance to Maine state parks and historic sites; does not apply to Baxter State Park and some other facilities. Contact Aroostook State Park (207-768-8341) FMI

Saturday, July 11
CompetitorME Freedom Run, Presque Isle
A patriotic summer “kick off” run unlike any other, including The County’s only 10k! Registration: 7:00 a.m. at PI Middle School track. 1-mi. Kids’ Fun Run start: 8:30 a.m. 5k/10k start: 9:00 a.m. T-shirt to first 100 registrants. All finishers receive a medal! Visit www.competitorme.com FMI

*Saturday, July 11
1st Annual Shin Pond Fishing Derby, Mount Chase
Rules, registration forms can be obtained at Patten Town Office and local businesses. Contact Patten Park & Recreation Dept. (207-528-2902) or Patten Town Office 207-528-2215) FMI

Saturday, July 11
Easton Field Days 5k Race/Walk, Easton
Registration: 7:30 a.m. at Easton Elementary School Playground. Race start: 8:00 a.m. Cost: $15/person; all participants receive t-shirt. Ribbons awarded to top 3 finishers in each category. Proceeds benefit EHS Girls Soccer Team. Contact Rebecca Allen (207-227-0959) FMI

Saturday, July 11
12th Annual Bon Coeur Run, St. Quentin, NB
Registration: 8:30 a.m. at Mgr. Martin Elementary School, 15 Deschênes St. 1k Youth (3 to 11 years) Race start: 9:00 a.m. 2k, 5k, 10k race start: 10:00 a.m. (all times Atlantic). Contact Mireille Caron (506-235-3389) or Stéphanie Thériault (506-235-1951) FMI

Sunday, July 12
Covered Bridge Run, Hartland, NB
Run the World’s Longest Covered Bridge and along the beautiful St. John River. 5k, 10k start: 8:00 a.m.; Kid’s Run start: 10:00 a.m. (all times Atlantic). Cost: $20/5k, $25/10k Run, $5/Kid’s Run; t-shirt to first 150 registrants. Keynote speaker David Goodrich from Houlton at Free Pre-Race Spaghetti Supper on Saturday. Contact Stephanie Paul (506-328-9550) or paul.steph8@gmail.com FMI

Sunday, July 12
Tri Aroostook Kids, Fort Kent
USAT-sanctioned youth triathlon for ages 6-15. Athletes compete as individuals at varying distances based on age; capped at 125 athletes. Second of three youth triathlons in a series. Contact Jonathan Kelley competitorme@gmail.com FMI

Tuesday, July 14
Potato Blossom Festival Canoe & Kayak Fun Day, Fort Fairfield
3:00-5:00 p.m. at Frontier Fish and Game Club, Monson Pond. Some canoes and kayaks available with life vests, or bring your own. Paddlers must wear a life vest; children must be accompanied by adult. FREE Hotdog B.B.Q. to follow. Contact Garrett Martin (207-356-7781) FMI

*Wednesday, July 15
From Pluto at the Speed of Light, Houlton to Presque Isle
40-mile run along Maine Solar System Model from Pluto (HOU) to Earth (PQI) to mark arrival of NASA’s mission to Pluto. Viewing party at Percy’s Auto Sales at 8:45 a.m. to cheer runners, see images from Pluto. Contact Kevin McCartney kevin.mccartney@umpi.edu or visit www.umpi.edu/pluto-to-earth FMI

Thursday, July 16
Potato Blossom Festival Baby & Bike Parade, Fort Fairfield
Bring your decorated bikes, helmets, wagons, or strollers! Registration: 6:30 p.m. at Cary Adventure Park at FFHS Athletic Complex. Bike Parade start: 7:00 p.m. at FF Elementary School entrance, Brunswick Ave. FMI: Contact Fort Fairfield Chamber (207-472-3802) FMI

Friday, July 17
Potato Blossom Festival Bike Rodeo, Fort Fairfield
9:00 a.m. at CP Station Park. For kids ages 12 and under. Bring your bike and join in the fun! Visit www.fortfairfield.org FMI

Saturday, July 18
2015 Maine Audubon Loon Count Project, Statewide
Be a citizen scientist; go to your favorite lake or pond to count loons and help protect them and their lake habitat. The count occurs between 7:00 and 7:30 a.m.; the early morning provides an excellent snapshot of our loon population. Contact Susan Gallo (207-781-2330 x216) or sgallo@maineaudubon.org FMI

Saturday, July 18
Centreville SummerFest 5k Run/Walk, Centreville, NB
Registration: 8:00 a.m. at Centreville Community School. Race start: 8:30 a.m. Cost: $20. Each participant receives t-shirt; awards given in each category; refreshments served immediately following race. Contact Andrea Callahan (506-276-3671) or clerk@aernet.ca FMI

Saturday, July 18
Potato Blossom Festival 5-Miler, Fort Fairfield
Walk start: 8:30 a.m. across from Hillside IGA, Main St. Run start: 9:00 a.m. Contact Paul Lamoreau (207-764-6517) FMI

Saturday, July 18
Potato Blossom Festival Chris Clark Bike Stunt Show, Fort Fairfield
Breathtaking display of balance and agility, message about why a drug-free lifestyle is crucial for reaching potential. Shows at 4:00, 5:30, 7:00 p.m. at Acadia Medical Supply parking lot, Main St. Sponsored by Healthy You, Power of Prevention. Contact Mark Shea mshea@carymed.org FMI

Saturday, July 18
2nd Annual Woodie Wheaton Land Trust Mickey Finn Day, Weston
10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at Rideout’s Lodge. Youth ages 3-15 learn outdoor skills at interactive stations, participate in activities, with great prizes. Rain or shine. Cost: FREE; includes hot dog lunch Contact WWLT (207-448-3250) or info@woodiewheaton.org FMI

Sunday, July 19
Potato Blossom Festival Spud Cycle Classic, Fort Fairfield
25-mile, 12-mile (ages 13-15) events. Registration: 8:00 a.m. at FF Community Center. Race start: 10:00 a.m. at FF Public Library. Cost: $15; includes t-shirt to first 50 registrants. Contact Tom Towle (207-472-3882) or ttowle@fortfairfield.org FMI

Sunday, July 19
Potato Blossom Festival Floatilla of Fun, Fort Fairfield
Bring your kayaks and canoes; join us on the Aroostook River for an afternoon of floating, fun, serenity, many opportunities to enjoy wildlife. 2:00 p.m. at Forbes Landing, 6 mi. north of Fort Fairfield on Rt. 161. Cost: FREE! Contact Tom Towle (207-472-3882) or ttowle@fortfairfield.org FMI

Sunday, July 19
Potato Blossom Festival Chris Clark Bike Stunt Show, Fort Fairfield
Breathtaking display of balance and agility, message about why a drug-free lifestyle is crucial for reaching potential. Shows at 3:00, 5:00, 7:00 p.m. at Acadia Medical Supply parking lot, Main St. Sponsored by Healthy You, Power of Prevention. Contact Mark Shea mshea@carymed.org FMI

Ongoing Programs:

Caribou Rec Xtreme Youth Outdoor Adventure Program, Caribou
Weekly, beginning June 19. Exciting opportunities include Allagash Canoeing, Bar Harbor Hiking, trips to Baxter State Park. Register now! Contact Neal Sleeper (207-493-4224) FMI

Fort Kent Outdoor Center Road Bike Ride, Fort Kent
Sundays; 8:00 a.m. behind Irving on Main St. June-September. Rides last 2+ hours and range 20-40 miles. All riders welcome. Come join the fun and experience some great rides. Contact Norm Martin njmartin@fairpoint.net FMI

Sunday Saunter Running Group, Presque Isle
Sundays; 10:00 a.m. at UMPI’s Gentile Hall. Open to all abilities; be ready for an easy run of 30-45 minutes, and bring friends! Contact Jonathan Kelley competitorme@gmail.com FMI

Guided Bootlegger Trail Hike, Rivière-Bleue, QC
Sundays; fourth Sunday/month at the end of Chemin Brissette at Pied-du-Lac (Long Lake). The Rivière-Bleue Appalachian Hiking Club invites visitors to get acquainted with The Bootlegger trails, which will connect you with exceptional nature, islands, animal, and a magical setting. Cost: Free! Contact Marielle Landry (418-893-2649) or info1@routedesfrontieres.com FMI

NHSC Group Mountain Bike Ride, Presque Isle
Mondays; 6:00 p.m. at Nordic Heritage Center Lodge. 8-12 miles. All abilities welcome. Happy to show visitors our amazing trail system. Contact Tom Chasse (207-694-5222) or tom@bikeboardandski.com FMI

MOJO Monday Meander, Presque Isle
Mondays; 6:00 p.m. at MOJO Outdoor Sports. Easy road bike group ride. Average speed: 14-18 mph for 22 miles. Contact Mark Fullen (207-760-9500) or info@mojooutdoorsports.com FMI

Walking Group, Caribou
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays; 6:00 p.m. at Downtown Mall parking lot. Open to the public; weather permitting. A good way to exercise and meet new friends. Contact Pauline or Renee (207-492-2079) evenings FMI

TAMC Community Couch to 5k Program, Presque Isle
Mondays & Wednesdays; 5:00 p.m. Get off the couch; train your body to run or walk in one of many 5k events this summer. Running program: 9 weeks; walking program: 7 wks. Participants invited to take part in Freedom 5k, July 11. Cost: FREE! Contact Sarah Caron (207-768-4169) or scaron@emhs.org or Linda Menard (207-768-4172) or lmenard@emhs.org FMI

Little Musterds Running Camp, Houlton
Mondays & Wednesdays; June 15-July 3, times vary by age group. This 3-week camp will give your child support and encouragement to run their first race. Cost: Grade 3-4: $15/Houlton resident, $22/non-resident; Grade 5–8: $25/Houlton resident, $38/non-resident. Contact Houlton Recreation Department (207-532-1310) FMI

Running 101 for Adults, Houlton
Tuesdays; 4:30 p.m. at the Houlton Rec Center. Start date: June 16. 8-week program will teach safe and proper running; warm-ups, group runs, cool downs, “homework assignments.” Cost: $20/Houlton resident, $30/non-resident; must be 18 years or older. Contact Houlton Recreation Department (207-532-1310) FMI

Tuesday Track Workouts, Caribou
Tuesdays; 5:15 p.m. at CHS. Join runners of all abilities to do predetermined intervals, your own workout, or just run with others and forget the workout. Average distance: 5-9 miles; can be adapted per individual. Contact PJ Gorneault pgorneault@rsu39.org FMI

Jessome’s Friendly Group Road Bike Ride, Edmundston, NB
Tuesdays; 6:30 p.m. (Atlantic) at Jessome’s parking lot. Different routes/distances from 30k to 60k! Average speed: 25-30 kmh. Contact Marc-André Martin (506 735-6292) FMI

NHSC Women’s Trail Night, Presque Isle
Tuesdays; 6:00 p.m. at Nordic Heritage Center Lodge. May-June. Leaders will take you on hiking, trail running, and mountain biking adventures; beginner and intermediate groups. Equipment rentals available. Visit www.nordicheritagecenter.com FMI

River Valley Runners Tuesday Fun Run, Woodstock, NB
Tuesdays; 7:00 p.m. (Atlantic) at Woodstock Farm & Craft Market, 220 King Street. Distance: 5k. Pace: Easy. Have fun and share the joy of running! Visit www.facebook.com/groups/rvrunnersnb FMI

Perception of Aroostook Guided Aroostook River Tour, Presque Isle
Wednesdays; 4:30 p.m. at Perception of Aroostook, 9 Caribou Rd. Paddle Washburn to Presque Isle; bird watching, lessons, relaxation! 2.5-4 hours. Shuttle Fee: $10; Kayak rental and shuttle: $35. Contact Leo Freeman (207-764-5506) FMI

NHSC Group Mountain Bike Ride, Presque Isle
Wednesdays; 6:00 p.m. at Nordic Heritage Center Fort Road trailhead. 8-12 miles. All abilities welcome. Happy to show visitors our amazing trail system. Contact Tom Chasse (207-694-5222) or tom@bikeboardandski.com FMI

MOJO Good Times Ride, Presque Isle
Wednesdays; 6:00 p.m. at MOJO Outdoor Sports. Moderate road bike group ride. Average speed: 15-18 mph for 20-30 miles. Contact Mark Fullen (207-760-9500) or info@mojooutdoorsports.com FMI

*FKOC Outdoor Fun Night, Fort Kent
Wednesdays; 6:00-7:30 p.m. at Fort Kent Outdoor Center. Paintball, Mountain Biking, Trail Running, Walking, Hiking, Road Biking. All ages, abilities welcome. Programming will depend on requests of participants. Come out and let us know how you would like to participate! Contact Fort Kent Outdoor Center (207-834-6203) FMI

Village of Perth-Andover Walk in the Park, Perth-Andover, NB
Wednesdays; 6:30–7:30 p.m. (Atlantic) at Perth-Andover Bandstand; weather permitting. Visit www.perth-andover.com FMI

River Valley Runners Thursday Fun Run, Woodstock, NB
Thursdays; 8:30 a.m. (Atlantic) at Woodstock Farm & Craft Market, 220 King Street. Distance: 5k. Pace: Easy. Have fun and share the joy of running! Visit www.facebook.com/groups/rvrunnersnb FMI

Bike Board and Ski Road Bike Ride, Presque Isle
Saturdays; 7:30 a.m. at BB&S rear entrance behind Northeastland Hotel. 25-35 miles; 1.5-2 hours. Pace: moderate to fast; 16-18 mph early season, 18-20 mph mid-season. Contact Andrew Bouchard (207-551-7027) or andrew@bikeboardandski.com FMI

River Valley Runners Saturday Fun Run, Woodstock, NB
Saturdays; 8:30 a.m. (Atlantic) at Woodstock Farm & Craft Market, 220 King Street. Distance: 5k. Pace: Easy. Have fun and share the joy of running! Visit www.facebook.com/groups/rvrunnersnb FMI

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