• Annual Healthy Acadia’s Blueberry Run

    Sponsored by Healthy Acadia

    5 Mile Run

    Machias Wild Blueberry RunStart your Saturday morning of the Festival with a bang … the bang of the gun starting the race! More than 300 runners compete in the 5 mile road race through the streets of Machias and Marshfield. Do you have what it takes to aim for your personal best? If so, register now to reserve your space in this popular event!

    The Annual Blueberry 5 Mile road race will start at the District Attorney’s office building, 46 Court Street, on Saturday, August 20, 2016.

    5 Mile Registration (non-refundable)

    • Register online
    • Download PDF registration form to mail
    • Register the morning of the race. Registration opens at 6:00AM and CLOSES at 7:30AM NO late registration allowed after closed, sorry. Location: 50 Court Street, Hemmingway Annex (the old Machias Town Office).
    • 5 Mile ROAD RACE MAP-Thank you for your patience, we are in process of updating our map.

    Questions: email angela@healthyacadia.org or call Angela Fochesato – 207-255-3741 or 207-263-6230.

    Pre-Register by July 22, 2016 to reserve one of the famous “Wild Blueberry Run” T-Shirts! I wonder what it will look like this year?

    Race Features: Kick-off to the annual Machias Wild Blueberry Festival, which features craft vendors, exhibits, and food. Healthy Acadia has partnered with Brian Hubbell’s Timing System, a professional race management company based in Bar Harbor. Hubbell is coordinating the electronic timing system. Mile splits at 1 and 3. Water stations at mile 2, 4 and finish. A fast downhill finish with many cheering spectators!

    5 Mile Walk

    Start your Saturday morning with a 5 Mile walk around the beautiful town of Machias and Marshfield. Begin and end the walk at the District Attorney’s office building, 46 Court Street, on Saturday, August 20, 2016, the site of the festival, and enjoy the views of beautiful Down East Maine.

    5 Mile Walk Registration (non-refundable)

    • Register online through
    • Download PDF registration form to mail
    • Register the morning of the race. Registration opens at 6:00AM and CLOSES at 7:30AM NO late registration allowed after closed, sorry. Location: 50 Court Street, Hemmingway Annex (the old Machias Town Office).
    • 5 Mile ROAD RACE MAP-Thank you for your patience, we are in process of updating our map.

    1 Mile Fun Run/Walk

    Not to be outdone, the kids have all the glory following the adult race with their own 1-mile fun run around the streets of Machias. Don’t miss the excitement and the chance to cheer on the young ones and a few young at heart in their quest to cross the finish line!

    1 Mile Run/Walk Registration (non-refundable)

    • Register online through
    • Download PDF registration form to mail
    • Register the morning of the race. Registration opens at 6:00AM and CLOSES at 7:30AM NO late registration allowed after closed, sorry. Location: 50 Court Street, Hemmingway Annex (the old Machias Town Office).
    • 1 Mile ROAD RACE MAP-Thank you for your patience, we are in process of updating our map.

    Everyone Register Online*

    Healthy Acadia is proud to work with Brian Hubbell’s Timing System, a professional race management company out of Harbor Maine, for our electronic timing system, performance T-shirts (sponsored by Machias Savings Bank), online registration, timing tag bibs, and event photography! For questions, please email or call Angela Fochesato at angela@healthyacadia.org, 207-255-6741, 207-263-6230.

    Register Online 
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    1 mile: $10.00 per-registration, $15.00 day of the race
    5 mile: $25.00 per-registration, $30.00 day of the race

    *If you cannot register on line email or call Angela at angela@healthyacadia.org, (207) 255-6741, (207) 263-6230.

    Pickup for race packets will be at Hemingway Annex, 50 Court Street, on August 18th, 19th, and 20th from 8:30AM to 5:30PM and on race day at 6AM.

    Proceeds to benefit Healthy Acadia’s Downeast Teen Leadership Camp & One Voice Youth Groups. Additional donations are appreciated.  All donations are tax-deductible. (insert online donation link)

    Please make checks payable to Healthy Acadia.  Mail to: Blueberry Run, Healthy Acadia, 121 Court Street, Suite 1, Machias ME 045654.

    For more information on the race, email or call Angela at Healthy Acadia at (207) 255-6741 or (207) 623-6230.