Erik McCarthy of Old Town comes down the home stretch to win the 43rd running of the Tour du Lac 10-Mile Road Race on June 30 in Bucksport. McCarthy finished in 52 minutes, 53 seconds to win the race for the second year in a row. ELLSWORTH AMERICAN PHOTO BY MIKE MANDELL

McCarthy tops field to win Tour du Lac 10-Mile Road Race



BUCKSPORT — Erik McCarthy of Old Town led the way early Saturday morning to take first place in the 43rd running of the Tour du Lac 10-Mile Road Race in Bucksport.

McCarthy finished with a time of 52 minutes, 53 seconds. It was his second straight victory in the race after winning with a time of 53:51 last year.

Andrew Kephart of Ellsworth was the top finisher from Hancock County. Kephart placed second with a time of 58:54.

Tracy Guerrette of Bangor was the first-place finisher on the women’s side for the third consecutive year. Guerrette’s time of 1:01:34 earned her third place overall, an improvement from her eighth-place overall finish last year.

Jonathan Goupee of Orrington finished fourth, and Perry LeBreton of Blue Hill took fifth. Bradford Eslin of Bucksport, Bob Ciano of Castine, Alison Chase of Brooksville, Ethan Dapice of Brewer and Scott Potter of Portland rounded out the rest of the top 10.

The race, which began on Broadway near Tim Emery Municipal Pool and took runners around Silver Lake, drew a total of 62 runners. Below is a list of the race’s top-50 finishers.

  1. Erik McCarthy, 52 minutes, 53 seconds
  2. Andrew Kephart, 58:54
  3. Tracy Guerrette, 1:01:34
  4. Jonathan Goupee, 1:02:07
  5. Perry LeBreton, 1:02:11
  6. Bradford Eslin, 1:05:04
  7. Bob Ciano, 1:05:57
  8. Alison Chase, 1:06:51
  9. Ethan Dapice, 1:07:26
  10. Scott Potter, 1:07:47
  11. Ian Fraser, 1:08:50
  12. Tim Pearson, 1:09:01
  13. Thomas Sherman, 1:10:29
  14. Joe Roberts, 1:11:55
  15. Peter Cannon, 1:13:48
  16. Chris Jones, 1:14:29
  17. Scott Heidemann, 1:14:46
  18. Shane Martin, 1:14:48
  19. Ed Hughes, 1:16:52
  20. Aaron Hoovler, 1:17:52
  21. Deedra Dapice, 1:19:15
  22. Heather Knowles, 1:19:29
  23. Kristine Guaraldo, 1:21:30
  24. Mary Clapper-Buck, 1:21:35
  25. Jack Burnett, 1:21:40
  26. Lance Days, 1:22:15
  27. Dave Farrar, 1:23:09
  28. Daniel Gerrish, 1:23:21
  29. Margaret Capehart, 1:24:42
  30. Joe Capehart, 1:24:43
  31. Laura Anderson, 1:25:14
  32. Lisa Kearns, 1:25:19
  33. Robin Clarke, 1:25:19
  34. Mark Libby, 1:25:34
  35. Amy Cangelosi, 1:26:26
  36. Erica Doyon, 1:26:46
  37. Lisa Tweedie, 1:27:01
  38. Christopher Almy, 1:27:29
  39. Donna Kausen, 1:27:50
  40. Katherine Collins, 1:30:23
  41. Dave Lebel, 1:31:20
  42. Eric Boberg, 1:32:41
  43. Allison Dorko, 1:34:40
  44. Robert Garnett, 1:36:33
  45. Maegan Haney, 1:37:13
  46. Kim Shire, 1:37:13
  47. Andrew Clappitney, 1:40:59
  48. Julie Commick, 1:42:54
  49. Ginger King, 1:44:16
  50. Jen Noonan, 1:44:23