Top Finishes For B.A.A. Runners at the 2012 Falmouth Road Race
A longtime staple on the New England running calendar, the Falmouth Road Race once again attracted top international and local talent on Sunday, August 12, 2012 in Falmouth, MA. Some 10,600 runners took to the Cape Cod roads for the summer classic. In spite of the fact that the heavy rains ceased prior to the start, runners still had to contend with difficult racing conditions, competing in oppressive humidity. Still, several B.A.A. athletes ran strong races, placing at the top of the deep and talented field.
fresh off of his recent win at the USATF New England 5 Mile Championships, was the top B.A.A. finisher in 24th place followed by Eric Ashe
in 26th place overall. Peter Gilmore
and Justin Lutz
were the next two across the line for the club in 31st and 32nd place respectively.
The women boasted four finishers in the top thirty with Jeannette Faber
leading the charge in 15th place overall. Also cracking the top 25 was Brett Ely
in 23rd place. Brielle Chabot
and Mariko Neveu
were just 10 seconds apart in 26th and 27th place. In the Master's Division, Mimi Fallon
took fifth place. Just a week earlier, Fallon won her age division at the Beach to Beacon 10k in Cape Elizabeth, ME. Colman Hatton
also headed back to his hometown to compete in the Beach to Beacon with the Maine native and Bowdoin College grad taking 18th overall.
With the wrap-up of the so-called "summer races", club members are now looking ahead to Labor Day weekend where several B.A.A. athletes will be competing the the New Haven 20k. The race will be contested in New Haven, CT on Labor Day, Monday, September 3rd and will once again serve as host for the USATF Men's & Women's 20k Championship.
for complete results of the Falmouth Road Race.
for complete results of the Beach to Beacon 10k.