LINCOLNVILLE The sixth annual Back to School 5-Kilometer Road Race was held Sunday, Sept. 13 at 8:30 a.m. Runners and walkers on the roads of Lincolnville, started at the Youngtown Inn and finishing at the Lincolnville Central School.
Gallant, McCluskey race to firsts in Back to School event
LINCOLNVILLE (Sep 17): The sixth annual Back to School 5-Kilometer Road Race went off without a hitch Sept. 13, with Jason Gallant and Lianne McCluskey being the top male and female finishers in the 3.1-mile event.
The race attracted nearly 30 runners on the roads of Lincolnville. It started at the Youngtown Inn and finished at the Lincolnville Central School.
|Leading the starting pack are, from left, Ron Haney, Jason Gallant and Steve Cartwright. Gallant won the sixth annual Back To School 5-Kilometer Road Race held Sept. 13 in Lincolville. (Photo by Ken Waltz)|
The race was the brainchild of Birgitta Polson, a former Camden Hills Regional High School student-athlete and recent graduate of Bowdoin College in Brunswick. Polson is no longer involved with the event, which has been taken over by the Camden Hills Regional High School cross-country squad.
Proceeds for the race help support the Windjammer cross-country team and the Lincolnville Central School Parent-Teacher Organization.
The individual race results were: 1, Jason Gallant, 18:42; 2, Ron Haney, 19:44; 3, Steve Cartwright, 19:57; 4, Phil Roberts, 20:58; 5, Vern Demmons, 21:20; 6, Lianne McCluskey, 21:42; 7, Doug Johnstone, 21:48; 8, Theresa Withey, 21:59; 9, Carol Manley, 22:28; 10, Jan Pitcairn, 22:45; 11, Kristen Lindquist, 23:15; 12, Paul Warren, 23:19; 13, Simon Lydon, 23:29; 14, Andrew Bonarrigo, 23:33; 15, Dan Bennett, 23:49; 16, Paul Gimlewicz, 24:21; 17, Reade Brower, 24:23; 18, Bernard Predham, 24:48; 19, James Annis, 24:57; 20, Becky Johnson, 25:58; 21, Isabel Guthereinz, 27:04; 22, Eddie McCluskey, 22:23; 23, Robin Fagan, 27:29; 24, Helen Bonzi, 28:30; 25, Russ Wolfertz, 30:10; and 26, Eli McCusker, 33:56.
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