Chris Harper, right, finished first at the 2-Mile Dead Run. Him and son, Silas Harper, were also among winners of best costume contest. PHOTO COURTESY OF BENJAMIN SPEED

Harper wins Dead Run



ELLSWORTH — Chris Harper of Seal Cove finished first at the second edition of the 2-Mile Dead Run here on Saturday, Oct. 24.

The Halloween-themed race on the Woodlawn trails was organized by Union Square.

Harper, 40, completed the course with a blue wig perched on his head in 14 minutes, 41 seconds, averaging a 7:21 per mile pace. He was also among the winners of best costume. For the Headless Half-Mile, Aiden Mitchell, 9, of Trenton crossed the finish line first in 5:10.

Two-mile results: 1. Chris Harper, 14:41; 2. Nick Hlavaty, 14:57; 3. Chris Richardson, 15:36; 4. Robin Clarke, 15:56; 5. Rebekah Woodward, 16:16; 6. Tom Kirby, 16:18; 7. Steve Sullivan, 16:26; 8. Elizabeth Richardson, 19:28; 9. Tom Reardon, 20:13; 10. Rhonda Reardon, 20:14; 11. Philip Catanese, 20:50; 12. Brooke Goff-Perreault, 20:52; 13. Marion Frehill, 21:00; 14. Rebecca Mantelli, 21:45; 15. Kimberly Lawrence, 26:44; 16. Keisha Kelliher, 26:47; 17. Martha Farley, 27:12; 18. Kirsten Hardy, 27:25; 19. Evelyn Hardy, 27:25; 20. Liz Sullivan, 27:47; 21. Nichole Cote, 27:47; 22. Marlee Catanese, 32:28; 23. Sarah Catanese, 32:28; 24. Helayna Savage, 32:32; 25. Jacklyn Sinclair, 32:33; 26. Meghan Goff Savage, 32:33; 27. Sonya Mitchell, 37:02; 28. Amanda Robbins, 37:02; 29. Holly Archer, 37:03; 30. Chelsea Sawyer, 37:04; 31. Sarah Small, 37:06.

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