Johnston wins Resolution 5K



BAR HARBOR — Twenty-four area runners got a head start on the new near by racing in the Mount Desert Island YMCA’s second annual Resolution Run the morning of Jan. 1.

Oliver Johnston of Bar Harbor won the 5K race with a time of 18 minutes, 58 seconds, followed by Lance Kuehne in 19:56.

Robin Clarke finished first for the women in 21:29, with Lisa Kearns coming in second place in 24:59.

Chris Heel took first place in the men’s 20-29 age group and fifth place overall in 21:28.

Peter Simecek finished third overall and first in the men’s 30-39 division with a time of 21:04.

Todd Edgar completed the race in 21:40 to clinch first place in the men’s 40-49 division. Steve Whalen finished first in the men’s 50-59 age group in 22:06.

Lloyd Harmon won the 70-79 division in 27:24.

In the women’s 20-29 division, Allison Kiesser took first place in 28:44.

Karina Guzman came in first in the 30-39 division with a time of 26:12, and Hannah Whalen took the top spot in the women’s 40-49 group in 26:29.

In the 50-59 group, Tamera Murphy placed first in 28:24, and Robin Emery was first in the women’s 70-79 division in 32:20.

Resolution Run

  1. Oliver Johnston 18:58
  2. Lance Kuehne 19:56
  3. Peter Simecek 21:04
  4. Ed Hawes 21:25
  5. Chris Heel 21:28
  6. Robin Clarke 21:29
  7. Todd Edgar 21:40
  8. Steve Whalen 22:06
  9. Brian Henkel 22:28
  10. James Kearns 23:13
  11. Chris Garcia 23:37
  12. Lisa Kearns 24:59
  13. Mike Rogers 25:50
  14. Karina Guzman 26:12
  15. Hannah Whalen 26:19
  16. Lloyd Harman 27:24
  17. Tamera Murphy 28:24
  18. Vishal Surisami 28:41
  19. Alison Kiesser 28:44
  20. Rob Kiesser 28:45
  21. Christine Anastasia 28:51
  22. Robin Emery 32:20
  23. Pamela Bean 33:12
  24. Karen Girard 37:16

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