Blazing Fast Times Highlight Hoka Southern Maine XC Classic
The second annual Hoka Southern Maine XC Classic produced the fastest 5k's in the state to date on a course that was in perfect condition to run fast in early September.
In the boys' freshman/sophomore race it was Freeport's Martin Horne ran at the front of the pack with Scarborough freshman Zachary Barry as the duo came thorough the mile in 5:20. Horne would pull away during the second mile and win comfortably in a personal best 16:39.11. His time placed him 15th overall on the day.
Barry was the top freshman in the field and cracked the 17 minute barrier for the first time in his career with his 16:56.61 effort good for 21st overall.
Kennebunk's Garrett Erickson-Harris closed well over the last mile to secure his third place effort with a finishing time of 17:01.80.