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Record turnout for Turkey Trot; Nick Roberts and Pam Stewart are top finishers
Temperatures near 40 and threat of rain today didn’t deter more than 150 islanders and visitors from participating in the fourth annual “Turkey Trot,” a 5K (3.1 mile) run and walk which started at the Best Western Friday Harbor Suites.
This year’s event attracted families, couples, individuals, strollers and 19 dogs.
Islanders Nick Roberts and Pam Stewart walked away with first place in the men’s and women’s divisions, respectively. Roberts won this year’s event in 17:15. Stewart took her second title, having won the women's event in 2006, in 21:53.
Complete results can be found at www.runninginthesanjuans.com, your local running information Web site.
Entry fees for this year's Turkey Trot were $5 and two cans of food. Proceeds and nearly 300 cans of food will be donated to the Friday Harbor Food Bank. The event is produced and managed by Island Athletic Events, LLC with special thanks to King's Market and Best Western Friday Harbor Suites.