Heavy Air for Run MDI



BAR HARBOR — Stagnant, muggy air hanging like a moist blanket over the Mount Desert Island High School track Saturday was not a deterrent for day three of the Run MDI festivities. The event featured the mile run, a 400-meter dash, and a 2-mile run for the adults.

Eliott Victor Gagnon eyeballs the finish of the kids’ 800-meter run at the Run MDI event on July 18 at the Mount Desert Island High School.—JEFF WALLS
Eliott Victor Gagnon eyeballs the finish of the kids’ 800-meter run at the Run MDI event on July 18 at the Mount Desert Island High School.—JEFF WALLS
For the kids, there was a 400-meter dash and an 800-meter run.

The 2-mile run counted toward the Eden Athletics/Jack Russell’s Steakhouse point series. Mark Wanner took the overall win in the 2-mile with a time of 11:51. The first female finisher in the event was Suzanne Bracy with a time of 14:43.

The next event in the EA/JR Point Series is the Schaefer 5K in winter Harbor on Aug. 8.

Run MDI results:

Mile run (Male)

Andrew Fox 5:55
Stan Pelletier 5:59
Mark Wanner 6:08

Mile run (Female)

Suzanne Bracy 7:03
Michelle Gagnon 7:12
Ginger King 7:21

400-meter dash

Zach Wittenberg 57.19
Jeff Bruce 1:08.00
Stan Pelletier 1:16.00

Kids’ 400-meter dash

Duncan Hetzer 1:18.00
Sam Pelletier 1:26.00
Maya Pelletier 1:27.00
Colyn Rich 1:36.00
Eliott Victor Gagnon 1:47.00
Noah Daigle 2:36.00
Eli Daigle 3:11.00
Delaney Bracy 3:56.00

Kids’ 800-meter run

Sam Pelletier 3:24.00
Duncan Hetzer 3:30.00
Maya Pelletier 3:42.00
Colyn Rich 3:55.00
Eliott Victor Gagnon 4:19.00

2-mile run (Male)

Mark Wanner 11:51
Jeff Bruce 13.18
Stan Pelletier 13:34

2-mile run (Female)

Suzanne Bracy 14:43
Ginger King 14:49
Michelle Gagnon 14:54

4 x 400-meter relay

Eden Quad 5:41 (Michelle Gagnon, Suzanne Bracy, Jeff Bruce, Mark Wanner)
The Ginger Snaps 6:09 (Stan Pelletier, Robin Emery, Tom Kirby, Ginger King)
The No Names 7:33 (Maya Pelletier, Sam Pelletier, Colyn Rich, Duncan Hetzer)

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