Mount Desert Island Marathon

Mount Desert Island Marathon Photo
Mount Desert Island Marathon Photo
Mount Desert Island Marathon Photo
Mount Desert Island Marathon Photo
Mount Desert Island Marathon Photo
Mount Desert Island Marathon Photo

The Story

EVENT DATE: Oct 14, 2012

DEADLINE TO GIVE: Nov 14, 2012

"Running for charity takes something that is inherently selfish and makes it selfless." -Runner's World

The Mount Desert Island Marathon has hosted thousands of participants over the past 10 years. Many have chosen to make their marathon experience even more meaningful by participating on behalf of a worthwhile charitable organization.


4 Ways To Participate!


  1. Click REGISTER to sign up to participate in the 2012 MDI Marathon by becoming a charity runner. ($1,000 Fundraising Minimum) Learn more about our official charities HERE.
  2. Click FUNDRAISE FOR THIS EVENT if you're already registered but would like to fundraise for one of our official charities.
  3. To Voluntarily Raise Money for Any Charity or Cause that You Support, CLICK HERE.
  4. To simply and easily make a Donation to any of our local or other wonderful charities please CLICK HERE.


The MDI Marathon: Beyond the Finish Line Charity Program provides exciting and rewarding opportunities for individuals to accomplish their personal goals, while at the same time allowing and helping both local and national non-profits raise funds and awareness for their important organizations.


We encourage you to consider joining in the effort to make our marathon both an inspiring event in your life, while ultimately supporting thousands of people and many great organizations.


Our Beyond the Finish Line charity fundraising program has helped charities raise more than $100,000.00 in donations to date. Please help us continue this very important tradition!


If you'd like to participate, simply select one of the four options above. You can register to run, or if you're a already signed up or if you are a volunteer you can still fundraise for one of our great official charity teams. You also have the option to create your own team for any charity of your choice, or you can even make a one-time donation!


For 2012, the Mount Desert Island Marathon is reaching out to the entire community in an effort to raise awareness and funds for charity. This year we're making it easier than ever to let all of our participants, volunteers and supporters get involved and help make a real difference. The MDI Marathon has partnered with Crowdrise to encourage the entire community to unite and fundraise for their favorite charities. Just imagine the impact the entire community can have when harnessed to give back in a fun and compelling way!


Crowdrise even has lots of awesome prizes (like an iPad3) for you to use to get your friends and family to donate to your fundraiser.  Click here to check it out, choose a prize and email everyone you know about it.




Click Here to Visit the Mount Desert Island Marathon Website.