The Busline League middle school cross-country campaign literally and figuratively has been on the run since mid-September and will continue through the championship meet on Thursday, Oct. 20 in Belfast.

The league scheduled 10 regular-season meets, two a week on Thursdays Sept. 15 through Oct. 13.

Busline League middle school cross-country runners on the course on Sept. 29 in Waldoboro. Photo by Holly Vanorse Spicer

The league championships are Thursday, Oct. 20 at Troy Howard Middle School in Belfast, with the girls race at 3:45 p.m. and boys at 4:30 p.m.

The schools in the league with cross-country programs include Great Salt Bay of Damariscotta, Oceanside of Thomaston, Boothbay Region, Islesboro, Medomak of Waldoboro, Wiscasset, North Haven, Camden-Rockport, Searsport, Lincolnville, Searsport, St. George, Appleton, Drinkwater School of Northport and Troy Howard.

Busline League middle school cross-country runners on the course on Sept. 29 in Waldoboro. Photo by Holly Vanorse Spicer

At meets, the young runners usually trek across a 2.1-mile course.

Click on the links below to view known posted meet results (coaches can send links to other results to sports@villagesoup.com):

Medomak, Sept. 29.

Boothbay, Sept. 21.

Lincolnville, Sept. 29.

MaineStay Media/VillageSoup sports staff can be reached by email at sports@villagesoup.com.