Calling All Champions: If you’ve won a race of over 100 people (outright in the male or female division) in 2008 or 2009 (fun runs excluded) race honcho JJ Larner will gladly comp your entry fee. Send the name of the race and the date along with your mailing address to firstname.lastname@example.org
The race is scheduled for Thursday, June 18 at 6:45 pm. Entry is $20 and $25 the day of. The locale is the Quincy Bay Marina with the post-race celebration at the Marina Bay Harbor Club (formerly Waterworks). For more on the event visit Squantum 5M.
Trivia Winners: Publican’s Jack Murphy (Emer O’Donaghue’s plumber) and Babson prof. and Marshfield Road Runner Steve Erikson are the most recent winners of comped entries to the Squantum 5M. They correctly answered “Tommy Leonard” to the following question:
Squantum 5M Race Director JJ Larner used to bartend at the internationally renowned Eliot Lounge. What widely recognized “goodwill ambassador” to the sport also pulled the sticks at the Eliot?
The previous contest’s winners for a comp to the Irish Village 5M on May 9 were Kathy Pagganis and Zeke Johnston, who correctly answered “Emerald Necklace” to the question:
Internationally renowned watering hole, Doyle’s Cafe, site of our next race and “Cornerstone of the New England Runner Pub Series,” features a 5-Mile certified course that mainly runs though Franklin Park ÛÓ which is part of what famous Boston Park system?