LACONIA — “It was a beautiful, sunny day for a road race,” said Runaway Pumpkin Event Director Jennifer Beetle.

Neal Darmody of Bow shaved almost one minute off the 5K course record with a time of 15:38, a pace of 5:02 per mile. The top female finisher for the 5K was Corey Dowe of North Conway, and first place for the 10K race went to Andrew Wise of Denver, Colo. for the men, and Brittnay Grant of Port Townsend, Wash. for the women.

“This was Eastern’s first year as a presenting partner of the race and also participating, and the experience did not disappoint,” said Whitney Cloutier, Eastern Propane & Oil brand manager. “Eastern is committed to supporting the communities we serve and we are excited to partner on the event next year.”

Full race results and photos are available by visiting

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