If you are traveling in Bucksport - Verona Island area on Saturday morning, May 7th be aware that the 9th running of the Bridge the Gap Race will be held on Saturday, May 7th.

The event features a 3-Mile and 10-Mile route, starting on Route 174/Fort Knox Road near the bridge overlook at 10:00 a.m.  There will be a very brief traffic delay as runners cross the Penobscot Narrows Bridge.

The 10-Mile race course tours Verona Island from west to east, while the 3-Mile course follows US-1 to Bucksport where it runs along the Waterfront Walkway. Both races finish on Main Street in the heart of downtown Bucksport.

Although vehicular traffic will remain open during the event, drivers are advised to expect brief and intermittent traffic delays.

The race beneficiaries are: Team Cory's Way/Bangor Walk to Defeat ALS in support of The ALS Association, Northern New England Chapter; Friends of Fort Knox; and Main Street Bucksport.

For more information, please click HERE. This event is hosted by Crow Athletics.