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May 25, 2017

24 From Newport County Will Run 121st Boston Marathon


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Two dozen runners from Newport County will participate in the 121st running of the B.A.A. Boston Marathon on Monday, April 17th.

The Boston Marathon is the world’s oldest annual marathon and ranks as one of the world’s most prestigious road racing events. The Boston Athletic Association manages this American classic, which is sponsored by John Hancock Financial Services. The Boston Marathon has distinguished itself as the pinnacle event within the sport of road racing by virtue of its traditions, longevity and method of gaining entry into the race (via qualification).

22 from Aquidneck Island ran the race in 2016.

From Newport

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  1. Brittan, Gretchen L.
  2. Casey, William R.
  3. Kragh, Brian A
  4. Lafleur, Julia S.
  5. Litherland, John
  6. Maddocks, Jennifer H
  7. Martland, Terri L
  8. Nanfelt, Scott B.
  9. Smallidge, Tara
  10. Walker, Betsy

From Middletown

  1. Bowley, Karolyn A
  2. Braun, Richard
  3. Connell, Joy C
  4. Humphrey, Katherine
  5. Kehm, Joel J.

From Portsmouth

  1. Blankshain, Jessica
  2. Bruff, Kevin A.
  3. Callahan, Kevin M.
  4. Chappell, Kelsi
  5. Chappell, Sarah
  6. Lawson, Jon C.
  7. Norcross, Murray C. Jr.
  8. Rozes, Ashley D.

From Tiverton

  1. Levesque, Caroline

From Little Compton

  1. No marathon entry
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Ryan Belmore, a Newport resident and life-long Rhode Islander, is the Editor & Publisher of www.whatsupnewp.com. Belmore is an on-air personality on Radio Newport 105.9FM, on the Board of Directors for Fort Adams Trust, and is the organizer of the Newport Holiday Stroll. Belmore was the digital/social media coordinator for the '15 Volvo Ocean Race Newport stopover and has previously worked for the New England Patriots, American Cancer Society and hosted a radio talk show on AM 1540 WADK. Contact Ryan by phone at 401-662-1653, by e-mail at Ryan@whatsupnewp.com or on Twitter at @Ryan_Belmore.