A trio of runners near the 3-mile mark in the Bar Harbor Bank & Trust half marathon Saturday. ISLANDER PHOTOS BY DICK BROOM

Half marathon draws fleet of foot to MDI



BAR HARBOR — A total of 282 runners came to Bar Harbor on Saturday morning for the 41st running of the Bar Harbor Bank and Trust Half Marathon.

The race winner was 30-year-old Falmouth native Jonny Wilson, who crossed the finish line in 1 hour, 9 minutes, 13.9 seconds. His time was more than 10 minutes ahead of the second-place finisher, Rico Portalatin of Milo.

Bradford Eslin of Bucksport claimed third place with a time of 1:23:33.7. David Presby of Fairport, N.Y., finished fourth with a time of 1:26:48.6, and Jarly Bobadilla crossed the line in 1:28:47.6 as the top finisher from the MDI area.

Tammy Slusser of Monroeville, Pa., posted a time of 1:30:20.4 to claim sixth place and finish as the top women’s competitor. Heather Worley crossed the finish line in 1 hour, 32 minutes, 5.8 seconds to finish 11th overall and second on the women’s side, and Emily Birchby of Yarmouth finished with a time of 1:36:11.5 to place 16th and third, respectively.

ISLANDER PHOTOS BY DICK BROOM

Runners cross Duck Brook Bridge in Acadia National Park.

The race took runners from downtown Bar Harbor to the southeast corner of the island. Runners then traveled up the east side of Somes Sound before traveling down the west side and finishing in Southwest Harbor

Below is a list of top finishers from the race.

  1. Jonny Wilson 1 hour, 9 minutes, 13.9 seconds
  2. Rico Portalatin 1:19:46.8
  3. Bradford Eslin 1:23:33.7
  4. David Presby 1:26:48.6
  5. Jarly Bobadilla 1:28:47.6
  6. Tammy Slusser 1:30:20.4
  7. Joshua Keating 1:30:47.1
  8. Anthony Pidala 1:31:11.6
  9. Kevin Schneider 1:31:31.4
  10. Bryant Perkins 1:32.05.8
  11. Heather Worley 1:32:15:5
  12. Lawrence Sak 1:32:43.1
  13. Edz Lamy 1:33:07.8
  14. Matthew Mace 1:33:21.9
  15. Emily Birchby 1:36:11.5
  16. Travis Weber 1:37:16.0
  17. Zac Gilhooley 1:37:34.0
  18. Hudson Todd 1:39:00.3
  19. Andrew Gastright 1:39:39.0
  20. Anna Kunkle 1:40:14.9
  21. Scott Richardson 1:41:12.6
  22. Sandi Fritz 1:41:20.5
  23. Gabriel Saad 1:42:46.3
  24. Tim Harkins 1:43:09.1
  25. Brandon Painter 1:43:34.8
  26. Jessica Chiu 1:43:46.1
  27. Christopher Baker 1:44:04.7
  28. Lauren McManus 1:45:41.3
  29. Alexander Husson 1:46:28.5
  30. Eric Rosenfeld 1:46:31.7
  31. Kari Snaza 1:46:40.9
  32. Gareth Howell 1:46:58.0
  33. Thomas Murphy 1:47:06.2
  34. Alex Allen 1:47:38.1
  35. Andrea Allen 1:47:54.5
  36. Drew Galvin 1:48:20.3
  37. Kurt Kafferlin 1:48:44.6
  38. Todd Edgar 1:48:47.0
  39. Lisa Berman 1:48:52.0
  40. Stephen Whalen 1:49:05.8
  41. Jennifer Lueck 1:49:39.6
  42. Nana Alhadeff 1:49:44.5
  43. Layne Hamilton 1:50.38.6
  44. Daniel Carcioppolo 1:50:53.7
  45. Rick Buschelman 1:51:25.9
  46. Starr Tomlinson 1:51:42.3
  47. Henry Atkins 1:51:56.3
  48. Benjamin Grant 1:52:25.4
  49. John Kazen 1:52:30:8
  50. William Swartz 1:53:05.5

 

Dick Broom

Dick Broom

Reporter at Mount Desert Islander
Dick Broom covers the towns of Mount Desert and Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island High School and the school system board and superintendent's office. He enjoys hiking with his golden retriever and finding new places for her to swim. dbroom@mdislander.com
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