Ellsworth’s Robin Clarke poses with her finisher’s medal after finishing the 121st Boston Marathon on April 17. Clarke, one of three Ellsworth natives to compete in the race, finished it in 4 hours, 6 minutes, 54 seconds. MARK LEONARD PHOTO

Ellsworth runners finish Boston Marathon



ELLSWORTH — Three Ellsworth natives made the trip to Massachusetts to compete in the 121st Boston Marathon on Monday, and all three finished the race.

Andrew Tiemann, 59, finished the race in 3 hours, 31 minutes, 44 seconds, which earned him 7,481st place overall. Finishing about seven minutes behind him was fellow 59-year-old Jim Newett, who finished in 9,415th place with a time of 3:38:52.

Also finishing the race was Down East Family YMCA Fitness Director Robin Clarke, who crossed the finished line in 4:06:54. All three runners ran the entire way and earned official finisher’s medals.

Next year’s race will be held April 16.