May 13, 2012

Luchini, Jesseman win Mother's Day 5K

By Glenn Jordan
Staff Writer

PORTLAND -- Louis Luchini of Ellsworth defended his title and Erica Jesseman of Scarborough won for the first time in the 12th annual Sea Dogs Mother's Day 5K Road Race Sunday morning.

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Runners make their way down Park Avenue near Hadlock Field during the Mother's Day 5K Road Race on Sunday May 13, 2012.

Shawn Patrick Ouellette / Staff Photographer

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This file photo shows Erica Jesseman of Scarborough during the 2011 Portland Sea Dogs Father's Day 5K road race. Jesseman also won the Mother's Day Road Race on Sunday, May 13, 2012.

Derek Davis / Staff Photographer

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Luchini crossed the finish line near third base at Hadlock Field in 15 minutes, 1 second. He owns the course record of 14:30. Robert Gomez of Saco was second in 15:18.

Jesseman finished in 17:43 with Gabby Cyr of Fort Kent second in 18:25. The course record is 16:59.

Both winners receive a pair of Sea Dogs season tickets and a chance to throw out a ceremonial first pitch.


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Runners make their way around the track at Fitzpatrick Staduim during the kids run as part of the Mother's Day 5K Road Race at Hadlock Field on Sunday May 13, 2012.

Shawn Patrick Ouellette / Staff Photographer


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