The sixth West Island 5K took place on Sunday, April 30, on West Island in Fairhaven. The runners enjoyed perfect weather on the island with 55 degrees and bright sun. There were 510 5K registered runners (453 finishers) and 60 registered Kids Mile runners (34 finishers).
This year the race will award scholarships to 10 graduating Fairhaven High School cross country seniors. They also donated $1,000 to the West Island Improvement Association scholarship fund.
The top three overall male and female finishers win cash prizes: $100 for first place; $75 for second; $50 for third. This yea’rs first place winner, AMichael Carlone, also received $100 for breaking the course record.
Men’s top 3: First place Michael Carlone (Age 25), 15:25 (new course record by 10 seconds), Somerville, MA; Second place, Jason Eddy (Age 37), 16:18, East Bridgewater, MA; third place Michael Stone (Age 30), 16:36, Falmouth, MA
Women’s top 3: First place, Anne Preisig (Age 49), 19:38, Falmouth, MA; second place, Emily Stone (Age 27), 20:27, Falmouth, MA; third place, Bianca Greco (Age 3), 22:10
Boys Kids Mile top 3: Shea Booth in 6:50, Fairhaven; Jack Hansen in 7:04, Somerset; Nathan Gartner in 7:05, Falmouth
Girls Kids Mile top 3: Meredith Kelly in 7:53, Fairhaven; Lauren Kelly in 8:25; Vivien Pftak in 8:33, Fairhaven.
For complete race results, visit https://my.racewire.com/results
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