Competitors run downhill at the start of the Flattop 5K Road Race on March 30 in Lamoine. This year’s race drew 171 runners. ISLANDER PHOTO BY MIKE MANDELL

Flattop 5K draws 171 runners



 

LAMOINE — Saturday marked the unofficial start of road race season as runners from throughout the state traveled to Lamoine Consolidated School for the Flattop 5K Road Race.

A total of 171 runners attended the race, the 14th in the event’s history. The Flattop began as an annual event in 2005 in honor of the late Bill Pinkham and his renowned hairstyle. He served as the chief of the Maine Marine Patrol, as a state representative and as Lamoine’s harbormaster.

Richard Sukiennek of Bangor ran away with first place overall with a time of 16:39. His finish was 1:29 ahead of the second-place finisher, Lubec’s Peter Williams. Eleven-year-old Teanne Ewings of Houlton was the top female finisher with a time of 19:50 and an overall place of fourth.

Bryant Perkins of Bar Harbor was the top MDI area finisher with a time of 19:19. Alex Johnson of Mount Desert (25th), Michael Westphal of Cranberry Isles (32nd), Mike Zboray of Bar Harbor (33rd) and Kassie Strout (40th) joined Perkins in the top 40.

Other top local finishers included Lisa Tweedie of Bar Harbor (43rd), Christopher Heel of Mount Desert (44th), Rick Maser of Bar Harbor (45th), Michael Madell of Bar Harbor (58th), Susan Bean of Southwest Harbor (68th), Matt Haney of Mount Desert (83rd), Glen Merchant of Trenton (84th), Cole Lessard of Bar Harbor (87th), Katherine Dow of Trenton (92nd), Susan Raven of Southwest Harbor (94th) and Robert Jones of Bar Harbor (100th).

Ellen Nolan of Southwest Harbor nears the finish line with her dog during the Flattop 5K Road Race on March 30 in Lamoine. ISLANDER PHOTO BY MIKE MANDELL

Flattop 5K

March 30, 2019

First 100 Finishers

Place Name          Town           Time

1        Richard Sukiennik                   Bangor        16:39

2        Peter Williams      Lubec                    18:08

3        Charlie Collins     Winterport  18:39

4        Teanne Ewings     Houlton      18:50

5        Buster Brown       Lamoine      19:03

6        Bryant Perkins     Bar Harbor 19:19

7        Tim Pearson                  19:25

8        Erik Knickerbocker        19:33

9        Bob Ciano            19:39

10      Evan Merchant     Beals 19:45

11      Halley Facciolo    Ellsworth    20:02

12      Tim Wakeland      Dedham      20:12

13      Rick Reardon       Bangor        20:16

14      Joe Roberts          Brewer        20:18

15      Scott Heidemann  Bangor        20:27

16      John Mills            Holden        20:36

17      Peter Lodge          Bangor        20:41

18      Dara Knapp                   Columbia Falls     20:50

19      Aaron Hoovler     Bangor        21:10

20      Katherine Collins Winterport  21:16

21      Tom Dowling       Newburgh   21:46

22      John Peckham      Orland        22:01

23      Michael Wade      Ellsworth    22:05

24      Charlie Dalton      Lamoine      22:05

25      Alex Johnson                 22:08

26      Ava Dowling        Newburgh   22:20

27      Ian Bauersfeld      Bangor        22:35

28      Robert Jordan      Ellsworth    22:47

29      Jonathan Rice       Winterport  22:53

30      Toni Bridges        East Machias        23:01

31      Bailey Bishoff      Ellsworth    23:03

32      Michael Westphal Cranberry Isles     23:06

33      Mike Zboray        Bar Harbor 23:07

34      Ellis Columber     23:22

35      Peter Hall             Whiting       23:27

36      Jared Drake                   Houlton      23:48

37      Joyce Reardon      Bangor        23:52

38      Austin Townsend Jr.     Perry 24:02

39      Lisa Kingsbury     Hampden    24:05

40      Kassie Strout       Bar Harbor 24:06

41      Timmy Collins     Winterport  24:08

42      Rick Maser           24:08

43      Lisa Tweedie        Bar Harbor 24:17

44      Christopher Heel  Mount Desert       24:28

45      Jay Haney            24:36

46      Ivy Wallace          Bangor        24:44

47      Marc Dupuy         Ellsworth    24:56

48      Mary Stubbs        Jonesboro   25:07

49      Bret Hanson                  Hudson       25:08

50      Veronica Davila   25:20

51      Amy Houghton    Blue Hill     25:32

52      Tony Santiago      Columbia Falls     25:33

53      Chris Day             Bangor        25:41

54      Jim Newett           Ellsworth    25:43

55      Thomas Murphy  25:50

56      Christopher Light Ellsworth    25:52

57      Angela Ewings     Houlton      26:13

58      Michael Madell     Bar Harbor 26:31

59      Robin Clarke        Ellsworth    26:42

60      Lauren Weinbrown        26:49

61      Joshua Morse       Surry 26:51

62      Chris Almy          Charleston  26:52

63      Geoffrey Dapice   Brewer        37:05

64      Debbie Hall          Whiting       27:05

65      Robert Tapley                27:18

66      Steve Strout                   Harrington  27:25

67      Kally Havlin                  27:37

68      Susan Bean          Southwest Harbor         27:47

69      Rebecca Marckoon        Westbrook  27:48

70      Sam Ingram                   Lamoine      27:54

71      Jennifer Brodie     Lubec          27:55

72      Lisa Kearns          Franklin      27:58

73      Andrew Somes     27:58

74      Kyle Snow           Ellsworth    28:05

75      Betta Cahn           Lamoine      28:15

76      Maggie Fowler     Brooksville 28:19

77      Nancy Patterson   Ellsworth    28:19

78      Robert Garnett Jr.          Bangor        28:19

79      Rick Houghton     Blue Hill     28:20

80      Elizabeth Williams         Hancock     28:30

81      Lloyd Harmon               28:30

82      Dave Samuelian   28:31

83      Matt Haney          Mount Desert       28:56

84      Glen Merchant     Trenton       28:57

85      Jeanne Butterfield Bangor        28:59

86      Tamera Murphy   Trenton       29:06

87      Cole Lessard        Seal Harbor          29:27

88      Stephen Fay                   Ellsworth    29:35

89      Susie Fay             Ellsworth    29:38

90      Diana Thomas      Holden        29:43

91      Jessica Marks                29:54

92      Katherine Dow     Trenton       30:02

93      John Tjepkema     Orono         30:10

94      Susan Raven        Southwest Harbor         30:11

95      Susan Hanson      Hudson       30:14

96      Alexandra Collins                    Bangor        30:22

97      Europah Hagarman       Ellsworth    30:44

98      Alison King                   Ellsworth    30:53

99      Rob Laskey          Eddington   30:59

100    Robert Jones        Bar Harbor 31:22

 

Mike Mandell

Mike Mandell

Mike Mandell is the sports editor at The Ellsworth American and Mount Desert Islander. He began working for The American in August 2016. You can reach him via email at mmandell@ellsworthamerican.com.

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