Andy’s Roundup: Big Race In The Seacoast…and more
Seacoast Half Marathon- Chris Mahoney of Westford, Massachusetts has spent a lot of time at New Hampshire road races and on November 9 made his latest trip across the border from the Bay State a successful one. For the second time in the nine years of the race Mahoney was the winner, crossing the finish line in 1 hour, 12 minutes, 52 seconds. Another out-of-state runner, Steve Flanagan of Providence, Rhode Island, was a close second in 1:13:09. Enfield’s Rich Smith was third in 1:17:11.
On the women’s side Stratham’s Kathleen Michaud was the winner in 1:25:59. Second and third females were Lauren Meyer, Boxford, Massachusetts (1:30:09) and Portsmouth’s Jessica LaFleur (1:33;17).
There were 1,122 runners and 37 walkers who finished the race.
Elsewhere Around The State
Paint Your Way 5K- Nashua’s Corey Hawkins and Wilton’s Karen Robbins were the winners
Results: Run For The Pie 5K- Top male was Hanover’s Rob Edson and top female was Shannon Sawyer of Somerville, Massachusetts.
Hallo-Weiner Hustle: Fifty-two teams took part in this fun relay in Manchester.
Northeast Delta Dental Frank Donovan Memorial 5K, Concord, November 15
Charlestown Police Association 5K Turkey Strut, Charlestown, November 15
Trivia Question of the Week
Post your guesses in the comments below.
Only once in the history of the Boston Marathon have the top New Hampshire male and female been from the same city or town in the same year. Which city or town?
Last week’s question: Who are the only New Hampshire father/daughter combination to ever finish first at the same New Hampshire triathlon?
Mark and Casey Hecox won the King Pine Triathlon in Madison in June.
About Andy Schachat:
Andy has been involved in the New Hampshire road race/triathlon community for well over 20 years. As a runner Andy has three Boston Marathons to his credit. Behind the scenes Andy has reported on New Hampshire road races and triathlons for various publications and has covered races for radio stations and newspapers. Perhaps he is best known as the “voice” of New Hampshire races having been the announcer at hundreds of Granite State events. Andy is also the found of the New Hampshire Road Race Hall of Fame.