Peter Williams of Lubec wins the Flamingo 4-Miler on July 14 in Tremont. Williams finished with a time of 23 minutes, 34 seconds to beat out Lamoine’s Buster Brown by a 10-second margin. ELLSWORTH AMERICAN PHOTO BY MIKE MANDELL

51 runners compete in Flamingo 4-Miler



TREMONT — Fifty-one runners traveled to the southern reaches of Mount Desert Island on Sunday for this year’s running of the Flamingo 4-Miler.

The race began at Acadia National Park’s Seawall Campground and concluded at Tremont Consolidated School. It was held as part of the four-day Harbour House Flamingo Festival in Southwest Harbor.

First place in the event went to Lubec’s Peter Williams, who finished with a time of 23 minutes, 34 seconds. Lamoine’s Buster Brown finished close behind, placing second with a time of 23:44.

Finishing in third place was Tremont’s Stephen Grierson, who crossed the finish line in 25:38. Evan Merchant of Beals and Harley Brown of Mount Desert placed fourth and fifth with times of 26:58 and 27:00, respectively.

Lisa Kingsbury of Hampden was the top finisher on the women’s side with a time of 30:50 and a place of eighth. Other top female runners included Tricia Brown of Cherryfield (10th place), Pamela Beam of Tremont (12th place) and Ashley Santerre of Columbia Falls (15th).

Below is a list of all finishers from the race.

  1. Peter Williams, 23 minutes, 34 seconds
  2. Buster Brown, 23:44
  3. Stephen Grierson, 25:38
  4. Evan Merchant, 26:58
  5. Harley Brown, 27:00
  6. Brian Henkel, 28:58
  7. Rudy Kelley, 30:31
  8. Lisa Kingsbury, 30:50
  9. Chris Arnold, 31:29
  10. Tricia Brown, 32:08
  11. Tony Santiago, 32:11
  12. Pamela Beam, 33:00
  13. Chris Murphy, 33:02
  14. John Melick, 33:09
  15. Ashley Santerre, 33:34
  16. Erin Dunbar, 34:05
  17. Lisa Kearns, 34:14
  18. Susan Kolakowski, 34:16
  19. Kirsten Palmer, 34:26
  20. Reid Billings, 34:50
  21. Donna Kausen, 34:53
  22. Michael Madell, 34:55
  23. Rex Shultz, 35:39
  24. Hope Rowan, 36:00
  25. Christa Brey, 36:26
  26. Doug Thompson, 36:32
  27. Lloyd Harmon, 37:10
  28. Jennifer Brodie, 37:14
  29. Antonia Burns, 38:01
  30. Tom Cooper, 38:03
  31. Tamera Murphy, 38:14
  32. George Soules, 38:23
  33. John M. Brown, 38:24
  34. Katie Daigle, 40:07
  35. Dennise Cupp, 40:08
  36. Bob Campbell, 40:33
  37. Melina O’Goudy, 42:31
  38. Mary Moore, 42:35
  39. Sarah Cooper, 44:17
  40. Stephen Lammert, 44:45
  41. Julia Rudnick, 45:20
  42. Jamie Lindsey, 46:29
  43. Lynn Caron, 46:45
  44. Robin Emery, 47:10
  45. Emma Soules, 47:30
  46. Janice Kenyon, 47:41
  47. Jennifer Mullowney, 51:30
  48. Kristy Sharp, 52:41
  49. Kathleen Ryan, 55:15
  50. Holly Gunn, 58:54
  51. Tina Lawson, 1:00:54

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