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Beach to Beacon 2017

  • Published
    August 4, 2017

    Former Maine race champion helps Kenyans make strides in school

    Ben Decker, a top Beach to Beacon veteran from Yarmouth, returns from Kenya, where he's been helping young scholars fulfill their U.S. college dreams.

  • Published
    August 3, 2017

    Elite field for Beach to Beacon is plenty deep

    North Yarmouth's Ben True is among five former champions in this year's Beach to Beacon race

  • Published
    August 2, 2017

    Family hits the road race with one thought: ‘We’re running for her’

    The Beach to Beacon meant the world to Sherry Carll, a legacy runner who was there from the start. Seven loved ones will run Saturday in her memory.

  • Published
    August 1, 2017

    Orach, Lilienthal ready to defend Maine resident titles at Beach to Beacon

    Jesse Orach and Michelle Lilienthal are ready to win titles again.

  • Published
    July 30, 2017

    19 years of Beach to Beacon: A look back

    It started in 1998, and there was a surprise winner.

  • Published
    July 30, 2017

    Beach to Beacon: Aug. 5, 2000

    The sun danced on the ocean again. The world’s best runners returned Saturday and dazzled as well. The town of Cape Elizabeth wrapped its arms around the event for a third year, as thousands of people lined the curves of the course, waving flags, shouting encouragement, offering water, soaking in the sights. Even with controversy […]

  • Published
    July 30, 2017

    Beach to Beacon: Aug. 1, 2009

    A day that began with trucks loaded with starting-line equipment mired in the mud in fields off Fowler Road ended in victory for a pair of Kenyans, a triple-dip for a pair of Mainers and ice baths for the overheated in a busy medical tent. Ed Muge successfully defended his title in the 12th TD […]

  • Published
    July 30, 2017

    Ben True ready to defend title at Beach to Beacon

    The North Yarmouth native has yet to lose a road race since last year's Beach to Beacon.

  • Published
    July 30, 2017

    Beach to Beacon: Aug. 3, 2002

    This was after James Koskei, having learned from last year’s too-early sprint, outkicked Henrick Ramaala to win by one second. This was after Adriana Fernandez, eight months after giving birth, dethroned the four-time champion, Catherine Ndereba. This was more than two hours after the fifth annual Peoples Beach to Beacon 10K road race had snaked […]

  • Published
    July 30, 2017

    Beach to Beacon: Aug. 4, 2007

    The Beach to Beacon 10K road race turned 10 in grand fashion Saturday. Three new champions were crowned. A wheelchair course record was lowered. The race founder, Joan Benoit Samuelson, ran through the streets of her youth. “It was great,” Samuelson said after arriving at fog-bound Fort Williams alongside Jacqueline Gareau, the respective 1979 and […]

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