17th Annual Somerville Homeless Coalition Road Race

On October 9, 2012, in Latest News, by The Somerville Times

~Photos by Bobbie Toner

The 17th annual Somerville Homeless Coalition 5K Road Race took place Saturday, October 6. This year’s race featured electronic timing with start and finish mats.  Following the race, runners were treated to brunch at Davis Square 7 Hills Park, where an awards ceremony also took place.

All proceeds from the race benefit the Somerville Homeless Coalition, an innovative non-profit organization that provides a wide range of social services to the Somerville area’s homeless, near-homeless and working poor. The Coalition is committed to providing those in need with a range of services including emergency shelters, permanent housing for formerly homeless, educational services, food pantry and meal services, and comprehensive case management.


Top ten winners

Place    Name                                      Bib No               Time        Pace
1    Alex Taylor                                  655                    15:14.0      4:55/M
2    Zack Schwartz                              861                   15:17.0      4:55/M
3    Nick Welch                                    826                   15:46.0      5:05/M
4    Connor Rose                                 824                   15:48.0      5:05/M
5    Alex Sheltzer                                840                  16:02.0      5:10/M
6    Jerzy Eisenberg-Guyot             817                  16:20.0      5:16/M
7    Samuel Goldberg                         764                 17:01.0      5:29/M
8    Veer Bhalla                                     831                 17:09.0      5:32/M
9    Sean Mc Clain                                45                    17:18.0      5:35/M
10   Giacomo Barbone                       766                 17:35.0      5:40/M


For a complete list of results click here


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