7th Annual Acadia Half Marathon and 10K


Welcome to the 7th Annual Acadia Half Marathon and 10K! We are the MDI YMCA are pleased that you are interested in joining us this June. The Acadia Half Marathon and 10K is one of our largest fundraisers of the year. The money raised through your entry fees help sustain the YMCA's scholarship programs, ensuring that individuals and families have access to the care, services, and programs that can help them improve their lives through healthy living or community activities. 

Start time for Half Marathon Walkers - 6:00am

Start time for Half Marathon/10K Runners - 7:00am


Race Director Contact: Jennifer VanDongen races@mdiymca.or

Course Description

Course features breathtaking view of Acadia National Park and Maine's rocky coastline. It is a spectacular 13.1 mile course traveling on the scenic Acadia National Loop Road. The second largest island on the Eastern seaboard, Mount Desert Island boasts an impressive 41,000 acres of land devoted to the Northeast's only National Park, Acadia - an amazing array of mountains and sea, cliff and coastline. 

This half marathon is fortunate to be one of only a couple of races of its kind held in Acadia National Park. Walkers are able to enjoy the beauty of Acadia at a slower pace and encouraged to participate. Walkers are able to enjoy the beauty of Acadia at a slower pace and are encouraged to participate!  

Race Features

USAT & F Certified Half Marathon ME 12020JK - Good until December 31, 2022

                                  Prizes will be awarded for TOP 3 MEN AND WOMEN and 1st and 2nd in each age group (half-marathon and 10K)

Mile markers for all 13 miles

Six Water Stations (Stations are placed every 2-2.5 miles)

Post Race Refreshments 




Prices for the Race


Early Registration : until September 30, $115

Regular Registration : 10/1/2018-2/28/2019, $135

Late Registration : 3/1/2019-5/31/2019, $155


Early Registration : now until 2/28/2019, $35

Regular Registration: 3/1/2019-5/31/2019, $45


Men's Half Marathon Course Record: Jonny Wilson (2018) 1:09:32.2

Women's Half Marathon Record: Tracy Guerrette (2018) 1:23:35:2


Complete event details may be found at:  




Sunday, June 2, 2019 - 11:45pm
Running / Trails & Hiking
Bar Harbor
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