2017-10-26 / News

AND THEY’RE OFF



The first wave of more than 2,700 runners break the starting line near Potter’s Cove in Jamestown Sunday during the seventh annual Pell Bridge Run. This wave included Providence’s Geoff Nelson (No. 1271 in the green shirt), who won the race for the sixth consecutive year. The first wave of more than 2,700 runners break the starting line near Potter’s Cove in Jamestown Sunday during the seventh annual Pell Bridge Run. This wave included Providence’s Geoff Nelson (No. 1271 in the green shirt), who won the race for the sixth consecutive year.
Jamestowners John A. Murphy and Mike White, vice president of the town council, were among 125 residents to traverse the bridge. Jamestown’s top finisher, Rick Buria, 36, ran the course in 27 minutes, 44 seconds, which was the 48th fastest time overall. Other notable finishers from town were Bill Alexander, who finished first in the male 60-64 age group, and Sharon Purdie, who won the female 65-69 age group.PHOTOS BY ANDREA VON HOHENLEITEN Jamestowners John A. Murphy and Mike White, vice president of the town council, were among 125 residents to traverse the bridge. Jamestown’s top finisher, Rick Buria, 36, ran the course in 27 minutes, 44 seconds, which was the 48th fastest time overall. Other notable finishers from town were Bill Alexander, who finished first in the male 60-64 age group, and Sharon Purdie, who won the female 65-69 age group.
PHOTOS BY ANDREA VON HOHENLEITEN

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