McAllister tops small field for Moosestompers 5K

4 years ago

HOULTON, Maine — A small field of 24 runners turned out Saturday morning for the annual Moosestompers 5K road race.

Zackary McAllister was the overall race winner of Saturday’s Moosestompers 5K as he completed the 3.2-mile course in 19 minutes, 25 seconds. (Joseph Cyr | Houlton Pioneer Times)

Zackary McAllister was the overall race winner as he completed the 3.2-mile course in 19 minutes, 25 seconds. Teanne Ewings was the first female finisher, and second overall, at 19:49.

Ideal running conditions greeted the runners, with temperatures in the 20s and most of the roads around Houlton clear of snow and ice. 

This year’s event was organized by Chris Rines and served as a benefit for the Houlton cross-country and track and field programs. It is the first in the race series for the Aroostook County Musterds running club. In previous years, the race was sponsored by Katahdin Trust Company.

The top finishers in their divisions received a custom, metal moose crafted by Rines.

Other race results were: 3, Daniel Ross, 20:07; 4, Shawn Fleming, 20:43; 5, Craig Reese, 21:32; 6, Marie Beckum, 22:00; 7, Chris Rines, 23:15; 8, Tim Williams, 23:23; 9, Angie Ewings, 24:01; 10, Bob McHatten, 24:02; 11, Jeannelle Ross, 24:36; 12, Damon Stone, 24:50; 13, Sarah Williams, 25:05; 14, Evan Lewis, 25:27; 15, Craig Dubay, 26:28; 16, Annaset Jackson, 28:44; 17, Chris Smith, 28:48; 18, Brandon Harrington, 31:06; 19, Dennis Harmon, 31:15; 20, Brent Bailey, 32:05; 21, Candy Nevers, 32:27; 22, Rachel Petrin, 33:08; 23, Wendy Lewis, 33:35; and 24, Steve Straubel, 45:10.

Walkers who participated in a two-mile event were: Tina Harrington, 29:39; Keith Harrington, 29:42; Sandra Straubel, 36:54; and Keith Mackenzie, 36:56.