Competitors run downhill at the start of the Flattop 5K Road Race on March 30 in Lamoine. This year’s race drew 171 runners. ELLSWORTH AMERICAN PHOTO BY MIKE MANDELL

Flattop 5K Road Race draws massive turnout



LAMOINE — Saturday marked the unofficial start of road race season as runners from throughout the state traveled to Lamoine Consolidated School for this year’s Flattop 5K.

A total of 171 runners attended the race, the 14th in the event’s history. The Flattop began as an annual event in 2005 in honor of former Lamoine Harbormaster Bill Pinkham and his renowned hairstyle.

Richard Sukiennek of Bangor ran away with first place overall with a time of 16 minutes, 39 seconds. His finish was 1:29 ahead of the second-place finisher, Lubec’s Peter Williams.

Eleven-year-old Teanne Ewings of Houlton was the top female finisher with a time of 18:50 and an overall place of fourth. Ewings rounded out the top five along with third-place finisher Charlie Collins over Winterport and fifth-place finisher Buster Brown of Lamoine.

Other top local finishers included Bob Ciano of Castine (ninth place), Halley Facciolo of Ellsworth (11th place), Tim Wakeland of Dedham (12th), John Peckham of Orland (22nd), Michael Wade of Ellsworth (23rd), Charlie Dalton of Lamoine (24th), Alex Johnson of Mount Desert (25th) and Robert Jordan of Ellsworth (28th).

Below is a list of the race’s top-100 finishers.

  1. Richard Sukiennik, 16 minutes, 39 seconds
  2. Peter Williams, 18:08
  3. Charlie Collins, 18:39
  4. Teanne Ewings, 18:50
  5. Buster Brown, 19:03
  6. Bryant Perkins, 19:19
  7. Tim Pearson, 19:25
  8. Erik Knickerbocker, 19:33
  9. Bob Ciano, 19:39
  10. Evan Merchant, 19:45
  11. Halley Facciolo, 20:02
  12. Tim Wakeland, 20:12
  13. Rick Reardon, 20:16
  14. Joe Roberts, 20:18
  15. Scott Heidemann, 20:27
  16. John Mills, 20:36
  17. Peter Lodge, 20:41
  18. Dara Knapp, 20:50
  19. Aaron Hoovler, 21:10
  20. Katherine Collins, 21:16
  21. Tom Dowling, 21:46
  22. John Peckham, 22:01
  23. Michael Wade, 22:05
  24. Charlie Dalton, 22:05
  25. Alex Johnson, 22:08
  26. Ava Dowling, 22:20
  27. Ian Bauersfeld, 22:35
  28. Robert Jordan, 22:47
  29. Jonathan Rice, 22:53
  30. Toni Bridges, 23:01
  31. Bailey Bishoff, 23:03
  32. Michael Westphal, 23:06
  33. Mike Zboray, 23:07
  34. Ellis Columber, 23:22
  35. Peter Hall, 23:27
  36. Jared Drake, 23:48
  37. Joyce Reardon, 23:52
  38. Austin Townsend Jr., 24:02
  39. Lisa Kingsbury, 24:05
  40. Kassie Strout, 24:06
  41. Timmy Collins, 24:08
  42. Rick Maser, 24:08
  43. Lisa Tweedie, 24:17
  44. Christopher Heel, 24:28
  45. Jay Haney, 24:36
  46. Ivy Wallace, 24:44
  47. Marc Dupuy, 24:56
  48. Mary Stubbs, 25:07
  49. Bret Hanson, 25:08
  50. Veronica Davila, 25:20
  51. Amy Houghton, 25:32
  52. Tony Santiago, 25:33
  53. Chris Day, 25:41
  54. Jim Newett, 25:43
  55. Thomas Murphy, 25:50
  56. Christopher Light, 25:52
  57. Angela Ewings, 26:13
  58. Michael Madell, 26:31
  59. Robin Clarke, 26:42
  60. Lauren Weinbrown, 26:49
  61.  Joshua Morse, 26:51
  62. Chris Almy, 26:52
  63. Geoffrey Dapice, 37:05
  64. Debbie Hall, 27:05
  65. Robert Tapley, 27:18
  66. Steve Strout, 27:25
  67. Kally Havlin, 27:37
  68. Susan Bean, 27:47
  69. Rebecca Marckoon, 27:48
  70. Sam Ingram, 27:54
  71. Jennifer Brodie, 27:55
  72. Lisa Kearns, 27:58
  73. Andrew Somes, 27:58
  74. Kyle Snow, 28:05
  75. Betta Cahn, 28:15
  76. Maggie Fowler, 28:19
  77. Nancy Patterson, 28:19
  78. Robert Garnett Jr., 28:19
  79. Rick Houghton, 28:20
  80. Elizabeth Williams, 28:30
  81. Lloyd Harmon, 28:30
  82. Dave Samuelian, 28:31
  83. Matt Haney, 28:56
  84. Glen Merchant, 28:57
  85. Jeanne Butterfield, 28:59
  86. Tamera Murphy, 29:06
  87. Cole Lessard, 29:27
  88. Stephen Fay, 29:35
  89. Susie Fay, 29:38
  90. Diana Thomas, 29:43
  91. Jessica Marks, 29:54
  92. Katherine Dow, 30:02
  93. John Tjepkema, 30:10
  94. Susan Raven, 30:11
  95. Susan Hanson, 30:14
  96. Alexandra Collins, 30:22
  97. Europah Hagarman, 30:44
  98. Alison King, 30:53
  99. Rob Laskey, 30:59
  100. Robert Jones, 31:22

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