Runners race through Mattapoisett on 4th of July
MATTAPOISETT — Almost a thousand runners, 978 to be exact, completed the Mattapoisett Road Race, starting at 9 a.m. on the Fourth of July. The 5 mile course started and ended at Shipyard Park, and looped around the lighthouse at Ned’s Point.
Trevor Wysong of Tauton won the men’s open division with a time of 26:01. Tim Bolick of Boston came in second place with a time of 27:00, and Maximillian Sparks of Canton finished third at 27:08.
Kim Bolick won the women’s open division with a time of 30:08. Olivia Mondo of Mattapoisett placed second, and Katherine Deloreto of Tollane, CT placed third with times of 31:25 and 33:00 respectively.
12-year-old Clare Sullivan of Norfolk, VA won the girls’ 13 and under division with a time of 39:46. Barbara Belanger, 82, of Fairhaven won the women over 80 and older division with a time of 1:04:57.
13-year-old Benjamin Daniels of Hopkinton won the boys’ 13 and under division with a time of 34:09, and Larry Cole won the men 80 and older division with a time of 1:08:06.