93 race in Turkey Trot

14 years ago

McElwain, Plissey win

CARIBOU — Sunny skies, snow-packed roads and 20-degree temperatures greeted a record 93 participants in the 25th annual Turkey Trot 5K Road Race, which was sponsored by Cary Medical Center and held at Caribou High School Saturday morning.

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CHAMPIONS– Spencer McElwain of Caribou and Susan Plissey of Stockholm were victorious in Saturday’s Turkey Trot 5K.

Spencer McElwain of Caribou led the men in 17 minutes and 4 seconds, while Susan Plissey of Stockholm led the women in a time of 21:24.

Age division winners were Jacob Michaud (20:07) and Emily Wright (24:09) in the under-19 category, Evan Graves (17:40) and Michelle Roy (23:55) in the 19-39 group; and Jamie Clasby (21:48) and Angie Ewings (22:50) led the masters.

Lora Cunningham captured the walkers’ division in a time of 40:39. Post-race ceremonies included awards and traditional turkey-topped pizza donated by Reno’s Restaurant of Caribou.

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FAMILY DUOS– Saturday’s Turkey Trot 5K Road Race certainly had a family theme, including numerous father-son, father-daughter and husband-wife teams taking part. Getting ready to cross the finish line are, in top photo, Bruce Freme and his son, Tim, and in photo below, Jane Mavor-Small and her daughter, Abby.