At 17th annual Beach to Beacon 10k this morning in Cape Elizabeth, Maine Native Ben True mixed it up with the top Kenyans finishing in a American course record of 27:50 in third place. On the women's side Shalene Flanagan came within a step of becoming the first American winner in the race history, Flanagan was time in 31:26.5, the same as winner Gemma Steele.
Let's take a lot back at the Beach to Beacon through the lens of Jason Eggleston. He captured the finish of the women's finish between Gemma Steel & Shalane Flanagan.
Maine's most famous and popular road the Beach to Beacon will take place on Saturday morning in Caoe Elizabeth. We will be on hand at the race and hoep to connect with several runners post-race.
Ben True B2B Interview
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Flanagan, who last ran the race in 1999, could become the first American runner to win the race, now in its 17th year. (via The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram)
CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine — Ben True’s racing season already has had its highs and lows. The North Yarmouth native, expected to be one of the top competitors in Saturday morning’s 17th annual TD Beach to Beacon 10K road race, topped a star-studded field in the men’s 5,000-meter run at the [...] (via The Bangor Daily News)
Maine's once-dominant duo will be back for the 17th running of the 10K race, likely following the leaders this time. (via The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram)
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