Rene DaSilva claims Vineyard Library 5K crown

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The 5K began at the Vineyard Haven Library, stretched down Franklin Street toward West Chop, then looped around to finish back at the library. — Photo by Michael Cummo

The Vineyard Haven 5K for the Friends of the Vineyard Haven Library fundraiser attracted 62 runners and walkers Sunday morning.

The course began at the Vineyard Haven library, went along Greenwood Avenue, down Franklin Street to West Chop, then looped back toward the library. First-place finisher Rene Da Silva needed only 17 minutes and 42 seconds to complete the course.

Before the race, kids took part in the fun run, an around-the-block sprint for anyone too little to race in the 5K.

Here are the top 10 results: 1. Rene DaSilva, 29, Vineyard Haven, 17:42; 2. Reaan Steenkamp, 48, Vineyard Haven, 19:21; 3. Jimmy Condon, 15, Brant Rock, 19:36; 4. Joel Graves, 35, Edgartown, 21:06; 5. Mike Goldsmith, 53, Oak Bluffs, 21:39; 6. Kim Gustafson, 35, 21:52; 7. Nate Story, 9, Vineyard Haven, 22:49; 8. Catherine Cherry, 14, 23:08; 9. Christine Ferrone, 44, Tisbury, 24:03; 10. Katie Condon, 20, Brant Rock, 24:04.