Erica Jesseman finished the famed 10K in 34:17.6, just six-tenths of a second off the Maine women’s record, set by Sheri Piers in 2009. More than 6,000 runners from around the globe competed in the race. Micah Kogo, of Kenya, won the race in 28:03.3, a mile pace of 4:31. For more on the Beach to Beacon, see sports on page 19.

Erica Jesseman of Scarborough, top right, the Maine women’s winner, embraces Beach to Beacon founder and Olympic gold medalist Joan Benoit Samuelson at the finish line of Saturday’s race in Cape Elizabeth.Thomas Lalouche, center, of Cape Elizabeth and other volunteers hand out cups of water to thirsty runners passing the water station at the 2-mile mark along Ocean House Road.


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