A coalition of six Downeast conservation organizations is proud to announce the 1st Annual Downeast Conservation Trail Race Series. Hosted by local organizations working to preserve Downeast Maine’s natural environment, these unique races take place on community supported nature and wildlife preserves across Downeast Maine from Surry to Grand Lake Stream. 

please click on the links to the right. Please Note, you must sign up for each race individually.

Online registration for each race ends one week before scheduled race day. In person registration on the day of each race will close 30 minutes before the race begins. Prizes will be awarded based on age group, participation and volunteer work.

Conservation Trail Race Celebration

Saturday, November 17 at 4:30PM at Flexit Cafe in Ellsworth

A public awards ceremony will be accompanied by food and drink. The public is invited to see photographs of the races, hear stories from our speakers, thank the volunteers who made the race series possible, and learn how local conservation organizations support our communities. Runners who complete each race and volunteer to help prepare trails on at least one preserve become eligible for the Downeast Conservation Trail Race Series grand prize!

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