Maine Distance Gala leads to Mile State leader for Terwilliger Jun 17, 2011

Cheverus's Jack Terwilliger ran with the big boys in the featured Running Times Mile @ the first Maine Distance Gala tonight, and more than held his own. The race was set up to give Maine native Riley Masters a shot to become the first Maine native to run under 4 minutes for the mile on Maine soil, and while Masters would come up short (4:03.47), Terwilliger hung with the fast early pace going through the first lap in 60 seconds, and covering 800m in 2:03, Jack would hang tough for a new state leading & personal best 4:14.88. On the girls side newly sub 5 minute 1600m runner Bethanie Brown (Waterville) dropped down to the 2 lap 800m, she clocked a personal best & state #2 performance of 2:18.83. For more coverage including videos of each race & Interviews click the headline.

MaineTrackXC Boys High School Mile @ Maine Distance Gala Jun 16, 2011

The MaineTrackXC Boys High School Mile is part of the Maine Distance Gala taking place at Bowdoin College tomorrow evening,cCome be part of history tomorrow as Riley Masters attempts to become the first Mainer to run sub 4 in the mile on Maine soil. For a detailed look at each competitor in the MaineTrackXC Boys High School Mile click the headline.

Maine Distance Gala Update Jun 7, 2011

A reminder to any HS school athletes that would like to run in the Maine Distance Gala @ Bowdoin College on Friday June 17th to sign up at the meet registration page. An update list of entries has been added so check it out  ENTRY LIST. Join those who have already signed up to be part of this great meet

Runners ready for their gala Jun 17, 2011

The Maine Distance Gala today is expected to add a new chapter to the summer track schedule in Maine. (via

Bangor runner Masters headlines field at Maine Distance Gala Jun 16, 2011

When Riley Masters became the first University of Maine runner to break the elusive 4-minute barrier in the mile on Feb. 13, 2010, he accomplished a goal every distance runner dreams about. The only drawback was that the Bangor native didn’t do it in his home state, as he achieved ... (via The Bangor Daily News)

Masters falls just shy of 4-minute barrier in mile run Jun 20, 2011

BRUNSWICK — The stage was set for history at one of Maine’s most prestigious tracks, as Riley Masters of Bangor was looking to accomplish something no other Pine Tree State runner has done on his home soil: break the elusive 4-minute barrier in the mile. With the sun setting amongst ... (via The Bangor Daily News)