Each year, the Gorham Savings Bank Maine Marathon/Half Marathon/Relay organizers select local charities to be the beneficiary of the race proceeds.

This year, the Eastern Trail Alliance has been chosen as one of the five selected local charities.  Several local newspapers have picked this story up (more information below).

The Gorham Savings Bank Maine Marathon is a Maine Track Club event. Founded in 1979, the nonprofit, all-volunteer Maine Track Club is Maine’s largest and most active running club. The 2019 event will be the 28th edition — making this one of the longest running marathon events in New England.

This year the races take place on Sunday, October 6, 2019.

Go here for see the local charities selected, and to get more information on the race.

Coverage of this story has appeared in several southern Maine local newspapers: