An excellent autumn day for the Cannonball Run

Competitors were off at the start of the Ed McGuire Memorial Cannonball Run on Saturday, Nov. 4. Piotr Kostyk and Sherri Odell were the first male and female finishers, respectively. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

FALLS VILLAGE — Piotr Kostyk of Bethel, Conn., was the first male finisher and overall winner of the 5K Ed McGuire Memorial Cannonball Run in Falls Village on Saturday, Nov. 4, with a time of 18 minutes and 34 seconds.

Sherri Odell of Litchfield was the first female finisher and second overall at 20:33.

Lee H. Kellogg teacher Jac Cohn ran the course in 22:44, good for 12th place.

There were 73 runners. The most senior was Patty Carton, 49, of Stratford, Conn., who placed 60th with a strong 39:02 showing.

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