PINKHAM NOTCH, N.H. — A Connecticut man and Canadian woman are the winners of the 43rd annual Mount Washington Auto Road Bicycle Hillclimb.

More than 600 bicyclists competed in the 7.6-mile-climb up the highest peak in the Northeast on Saturday.

Eneas Freyre, 39, of Norwalk, Connecticut, finished the race in 53 minutes. Veronique Fortin, 35, of Gatineau, Quebec, took the top spot for the women at 1 hour, five minutes and 58 seconds.

Freyre was one minute ahead of second-place finisher Eric Follen, 40, of Sanford, Maine, who won the Newton’s Revenge Race, over the same course, in July. James Piccoli, 23, of Montreal finished third.

For the women, Victoria Di Savino of Buffalo, New York, finished second in 1:09:45 and Cecelia Davis-Hayes of New York was third in 1:10:46.