Calais Recreation Johnson’s 5-Mile Road Race

Pictured are the male winners of 1ST place events at the Annual Johnson’s 5-Mile Road Race. They include l-r: John Churchill, Austin Townsend, Bruce Connell, Greg Smith, Jeremy Townes and Taber Helton. (Photo by John Rogers)

Austin Townsend Captures 2017 Event

 The 38TH Annual Johnson’s True Value 5-Mile International Road Race was held on Saturday under beautiful conditions with 21 runners. The race goes into Canada through St. Stephen and Milltown, NB before crossing back over the bridge into the states and finishing back at the Memorial Park. The overall winner in the T.A.C. measured 5-mile event this weekend was veteran local runner Austin Townsend in a time of 35:01 (Record Rorri Currie 25:17). Katie King (Churchill) collected the Ladies’ Championship finishing 3RD overall with a time of 37:37 (Record: Enice Phillips 32:37). Complete race results follows in the order they finished:

NAME               TIME

Austin Townsend 35:01

Taber Helton 37:21

Katie King 37:37

Greg Smith 38:10

Anna Bernard 38:29

Jeremy Townes 39:54

Stephen McGinley 40:42

Rebecca Goldie 41:35

April Bradford 41:51

Tricia Farrell 42:29

Nancy Connell 42:44

Bruce Connell 42:44

Terry Pyne 43:52

Peter Knowles 43:54

Elizabeth Churchill 45:18

John Churchill 47:45

Laura Phelps 48:45

Paul Roche 49:51

Tristan Seavey 51:55

Cindy Perry 52:58

Ashlyn Perry 52:58


Pictured are the female winners of 1ST place events at the Annual Johnson’s 5-Mile Road Race. They include l-r: Anna Bernard, Cindy Perry, Katie King, Laura Phelps, and Ashlyn Perry. (Photo by John Rogers)

Greg Smith – 3RD Men’s Open – 1ST 40-49 – 38:10 

 Anna Bernard – Ladies Event Runner-up – 1ST 50-59 – 38:29

Jeremy Townes – 4TH Men’s Open – 1ST 30-39 - 39:54

Rebecca Goldie – 3RD Ladies’ Open – 41:35

April Bradford – 4TH Ladies’ Open – 41:51

Bruce Connell – 1ST 50-59 – 42:44

John Churchill – 1ST 70 & Up – 47:45

Laura Phelps – 1ST 20-29 – 48:45

Cindy Perry – 1ST 40-49 – 52:58, Ashlyn Perry – 1ST 19 & Under

Austin Townsend – Men’s Event Champion – 1ST Place 60-69 – 35:01

Taber Helton – Men’s Event Runner-up – 1ST 19 & Under – 37:21

Katie King – Ladies Event Champion – 1ST 30-39 – 37:37