MVRHS track standout wins St. Patrick’s Day-ish road race

Last year's St. Patrick's Dayish 5K.
Photo by Steve Myrick

Last year's St. Patrick's Dayish 5K.

Jeremy Alley-Tarter, a junior track athlete at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School, topped 82 other runners to win The St. Patrick’s Day-ish road race and fitness walk on Sunday.

Mr. Alley-Tarter completed the 5K course around East Chop in 17 minutes, 17 seconds, leading every step of the way. The victory makes him a three-time winner of the popular event. He won in 2012 and 2010.

Hildee Lewis of Vineyard Haven was the winner in the women’s division, with a time of 21:49. Ms. Lewis was also the winner of the New Year’s 5K earlier this year.

Proceeds from the St. Patrick’s Day-ish road race help defray expenses for the MVRHS track team.

Gregory Berks of Vineyard Haven finished as the race runner-up with a time of 17:33. Filling out the top 25 were: (3) Rene DaSilva, V.H., 18:09; (4) Jose Fabio Alves, Oak Bluffs, 18:11; (5) Michael Schroeder, West Tisbury, 18:26; (6) Isaiah Maynard, V.H., 19:20; (7) Seth Harlow, O.B., 19:47; (8) Thorpe Karabees, Chilmark, 20:11; (9) Todd Cleland, O.B., 20:12; (10) Robert Nocelo, V.H., 21:07; (11) Kyle Joba-Woodruff, W.T., 21:22; (12) Hilda Lewis, V.H., 21:49; (13) George Sykes, V.H. 21:58; (14) Nevin Wallis, O.B., 22:10; (15) Anders Nelson, Edgartown, 22:18; (16) Adam Smits, 23:09; (17) Patrick Parker, O.B., 23:21; (18) Chris Sykes, V.H., 23:31; (19) Harrison Dorr, V.H., 23:47; (20) Peter Ruimerman, Chil., 24:14; (21) Janet Holenko, 24:28; (22) Michael Zappula, O.B., 24:30; (23) Nicholas Fecitt, V.H., 24:32; (24) Louis Neville, W.T., 24:49; (25) Julia Neville, W.T., 24:54.