Trio of Maine Men to Run Boston Marathon for Penobscot River Restoration Project

Updated 2 years ago

This Monday is the Boston Marathon and a trio of Maine men will be hitting the pavement but their journey isn’t about distance.Dale Lolar, Bob Bryant and Barry Dana are raising money for the Penobscot River Restoration Project.It’s an effort to remove dams on the river and restore it to its natural state.The marathon is extra special for the men for another reason.It marks the 100th anniversary of Andrew Sockalexis’ second place finish in the Boston Marathon.Sockalexis was an Olympian and a member of the Penobscot Indian Nation.”Not only is the river stretches along a lot of non native communities so for them to be able to go out and enjoy the river to have the rive in a cleaner state back to its original intent it’s gonna benefit everybody,” said Bob Bryant.To learn more about their fundraising efforts, you can log onto crowdrise.com/teampenobscotbostonmarathon.


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