Cpl. Dustin Libby Memorial Challenge

Sat September 21, 2019 Mapleton, ME US 04757 Directions
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1 Mile Kids Fun Run

$5 8:00AM EDT Registration ends September 21, 2019 at 8:00am EDT

5K Run/Walk

$25 9:00AM EDT Price increases after September 20, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT

10K Run

$30 9:00AM EDT Price increases after September 20, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT

PRESQUE ISLE and MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP, ENDLETON, Calif.- Cpl. Dustin J. Libby, 22, died Dec. 6, 2006, in honorable service to his country while stationed in Ar Ramadi, Iraq. He was born Jan. 4, 1984, in Presque Isle, the son of Judson L. Libby and Geni L. Libby. Dustin graduated from Presque Isle High School’s Adult Education Program, Class of 2003. He joined the U.S. Marine Corps, graduating February 2004 with a meritorious promotion to private 1st class. Dustin went on to serve proudly with the 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Echo Company based at Camp Pendleton, Calif. Cpl. Libby’s first stay at Camp Pendleton was short, as he was almost immediately deployed to support Operation Iraqi Freedom, in summer 2004. Dustin returned from his first deployment to Iraq in fall 2004, after which he remained stateside until his second overseas deployment to Okinawa, Japan. During this deployment, he traveled to Hawaii, Okinawa, Japan and participated in joint training with Philippine military. Dustin returned stateside, where he met his fiance in California. Dustin’s last deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom brought him back to Ar Ramadi, where he proudly led a squad of 12 men. Dustin enjoyed outdoor activities, spending time with family and friends, being a Marine and above all else, being in love with his fiance. Dustin is survived by his fiance, Jeannine Gonzalez; his mother, Geni Montpetit; his father, Judson Libby; and his brother, Christopher Libby.


They risk their lives to defend our Nation’s freedom. It is our military heroes who make great sacrifices in order to serve and protect. Some heroes make the Ultimate Sacrifice with their lives.

Marine Corporal Dustin Libby was killed in action on December 6, 2006. This event is to dedicated to carrying on Dustin's legacy.

The Cpl. Dustin Libby Memorial Challenge will be held on Saturday September 21, 2019 starting at the Mapleton Elementary School.

The Cpl. Dustin Libby Memorial Challenge features a Kids 1 Mile Fun Run, 5K Run/Walk, and 10K Run on farm field and tarred roads. At the height of fall potato harvest season, and at the beginning of fall foliage season, the town of Mapleton will be bustling.At the families request, all proceeds will go to the Mapleton Recreation Department. We would be honored to have you participate and celebrate our Home Town Hero.

Thank you for participating in honoring Marine Corporal Dustin Libby.

Mapleton Elementary School
1642 Main St
Mapleton, ME US 04757

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Exemplifying Dustin's outgoing personality and athletic drive, awards will be given in the following categories for the 5K and 10K:


1st & 2nd MALE/FEMALE 1-10 (exclude for 10K)

1st & 2nd MALE/FEMALE 11-19

1st & 2nd MALE FEMALE 20-29

1st & 2nd MALE FEMALE 30-39

1st & 2nd MALE FEMALE 40-49

1st & 2nd MALE FEMALE 50-59

1st & 2nd MALE FEMALE 60-69

1st & 2nd MALE FEMALE 70+


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