Three Burke and four Springfield residents completed the 116th running of the Boston Marathon on Monday.
The Burke finishers and their results are:
- Francis Esposito (M) - 58: Pace 0:10:48. Finised in 4:42:55
- Erin Klein (F) - 24: Pace 0:08:07. Finished in 3:32:27
- David Lett (M) - 42: Pace 0:14:04. Finished in 6:08:31
The Springfield finishers and their results are:
- Anne-Marie Adams (F) - 35: Pace 0:09:55. Finished in 4:19:43
- Bill Bernier (M) - 36: Pace 0:08:41. Finished in 3:47:24
- Torsten Biernat (M) - 29: Pace 0:07:24. Finished in 3:14:00
- William Moran (M) - 62: Pace 0:10:41. Finished 4:40:00
The temperature reached 87 degrees, slowing the pace for many runners.
Springfield resident, and Wellesley College student Sarah participate in the Wellesely College Scream Tunnel on Monday, and provided photos. "[A]s anyone who has ever run the Boston Marathon can tell you, the major highlight aside from the finish line is the Wellesley Scream Tunnel, a little less than halfway through the 26.2-mile course," wrote Bob Brown in Alpha Doggs.
The women of Wellesley College line the route with signs and screams of encouragement ... and requests for kisses.