Andy’s Roundup: Nacho Wins Again …and more
Northeast Delta Dental Frank Donovan Memorial 5K- Over the past couple of years Concord’s Nacho Hernando has won more New Hampshire road races than anyone. On Saturday, November 15 Hernando added one more to his win total by finishing first at the NEDD Frank Donovan Memorial 5K in Concord. Hernando finished the 3.1 mile run in 15 minutes, 36 seconds, the only runner to break 17 minutes.
The women’s winner was Concord’s Jennika Mannesto in 19:52.
There were 103 runners and walkers who finished the race.
Elsewhere Around The State
Feed The Need Predict Your Time 5K Turkey Trot- The winners were Weare’s Justin Clark and Dover’s Lucy Garfield. Runners were also asked to predict their finish time and were scored in order of closest to their predictions
Stache Dash- Concord’s Dave Audet was the men’s winner while the women’s winner was Merrimack’s Summer Brown
Turkey Chase 5K, Milford, November 22
Gould Hill Donut Dash, Hopkinton, November 22
Barron Turkey Trot, Salem, November 22
Tiger Trot Road Race, Hampton, November 22
Plymouth Turkey Trot, Plymouth, November 22
Moustache 1 Mile and 5K Road Race, Concord, November 22
Turkey Trot 10K, Hanover, November 23
Wolf Hollow Half Marathon/5K, Nashua, November 23
Trivia Question of the Week
Post your guesses in the comments below.
Derek Froude is the first runner to break one hour and Jonathan Wyatt is the course record holder at the Northeast Delta Dental Mt. Washington Road Race, What country are they from?
Last week’s question: 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?
This year Kevin Johnson and Andrea Walkonen were the top male and female New Hampshire runners at the Boston Marathon. Both live in Lebanon, the first, and only time, both the top male and female N.H. runners at the Boston Marathon were from the same town in the same year.
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.