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Weekend of Racing

July 24, 2015

The weekend of August 15 and 16 will be an exciting one in the town of Grand Lake Stream.  Downeast Lakes Land Trust (DLLT) is thrilled to be hosting two outdoor races that are sure to bring fun and excitement to the Downeast Lakes region.

photo (2)On Saturday, August 15th, DLLT is proud to host Baxter Outdoors for the second annual race of the 2015 New England Trail Run Series, the Downeast Lakes 5-Miler. In this scenic lakeside trail run, racers will run the length of Little Mayberry Cove on a wooded single track hiking trail and will return on a wider motorized vehicle trail. The total length of the course is 5.1 miles.  The after party will be hosted by Weatherby’s Lodge.  To pre-register, visit

P1000550On Sunday, August 16th, DLLT is excited to hold the Eleventh Annual West Grand Lake Race.  A Grand Lake Stream tradition, the West Grand Lake Race is an all ages event.  All non-motorized watercraft are welcome to participate in Recreational and Competitive distances of 4 miles, 6 miles, and 12 miles.  All paddlers receive a t-shirt and a cookout lunch, sponsored by Grand Lake Lodge, after the race.

Bring your running shoes for Saturday, and your boat and paddle for Sunday, and make a weekend of it in Grand Lake Stream!  For more information on these events and more, visit or call (207) 796 – 2100.