Ocean stater Chris Magill wins Memorial Day 5K

Ocean stater Chris Magill wins Memorial Day 5K

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Overall winner Chris Magill, left, and women's winner Bonnie Kingsbury.

Chris Magill of Cumberland, R.I. won the 21st Oak Bluffs Memorial Day 5K Road Race Sunday morning, topping the field of 491 runners with a time of 16:10. Bonnie Kingsbury of Edgartown was the women’s winner, placing 25th overall in 20:52. The event benefits Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard.

The runners navigated the East Chop course under nearly perfect conditions with clear blue skies and temperatures in the mid-60’s.

Matthew Zanchi of Natick (16:54) was the race runner-up. Ken Gartner of Falmouth (18:01) took third. Art Smith of Oak Bluffs had the fastest time among the locals, finishing fourth in 18:04. Rounding out the top ten were: 5. Mike Norton, Falmouth, 18:12; 6. Rene DaSilva, Vineyard Haven, 18:33; 7. Scott Bosworth, Dorchester, 18:46; 8. Daniel Gaines, Edgartown, 18:55; 9. Brian Bourque, East Falmouth, 19:08; 10. David Metz, Cambridge, 19:28.

Jack Lionette of Chilmark, age nine, also turned in a noteworthy performance, placing 16th in 20:27.

Lianne Swanson of Somerville was the women’s runner-up and finished 29 overall with a time of  21:00. Carole Hook, no address given (34th, 21:14); Gao Favreai of Charlestown (40th, 21:54); and Danielle Gougan of Maple Shade, New Jersey (42nd, 22:04), rounded out the women’s top five.

In addition to Daniel Gaines and Bonnie Kingsbury, four Islanders won their respective age divisions: Steven Katz, West Tisbury, male 60-69, 21:46; Mackenzie Condon, Edgartown, female 1-12, 22:43; Kelly Klaren, West Tisbury, female 13-19, 23:25; and Karen Lobdell, West Tisbury, female 60-69, 27:00.

Among the 76 walkers in the field, David Coppola of Wakefield, R.I. was the swiftest, crossing the line in 36:19.

Prior to the main event, 10-year-old Chris Magill Jr. showed that success in Oak Bluffs is a family affair by winning the one mile fun run in 6:33.

For complete results visit coolrunning.com/results/14/ma/May25_OakBlu_set1.shtml