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Gaspee Days 5K 2024: Results, Photos

[CREDIT: Laura Paton] Tyler Shammas of Warwick nears the finish line in Saturday’s Gaspee Days 5K race, with a time of 20:32.

[CREDIT: Laura Paton] Tyler Shammas of Warwick nears the finish line in Saturday’s Gaspee Days 5K race, with a time of 20:32.
[CREDIT: Laura Paton] Tyler Shammas of Warwick nears the finish line in Saturday’s Gaspee Days 5K race, with a time of 20:32.
CRANSTON, RI — The 59th annual Gaspee Days 5K enjoyed clear weather in the mid 70s, as  members of the 1,741-strong field crossed the finish line at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet to the cheers of spectators, friends and announcers.

The number of runners was 365 more than last year.

Finishing first and second in the men’s division respectively were Abdel Laadjel, 20, of Providence, RI, with a time of 14:20 and Jack MacMahon, 23, of Warwick, RI with a time of 14:38.

Bronson Venable, 33, of Warwick, RI, was third with at time of 14:39.

First place in the women’s open went to Tessa Hunt, 23, of Providence, with a time of 17:24. Second place went to Rachel Schilkowsky, 32, of Providence, RI with a time of 17:55. Third went to Annabelle Eastman, 24, of Providence, wih a time of 18:06.

For complete times, consult the full Gaspee Day 5K race results at runsignup.com.

Runners were welcomed by the crowd as they rounded the final corner headed toward Rhodes on the Pawtuxet for the final few hundred yards on Rhodes Place as the Gaspee Days Parade geared up down the road on Narragansett Parkway, scheduled for 10 a.m.,

[CREDIT: Laura Paton] The top female runners from Saturday’s Gaspee Days 5K race. At left, Shayna Cousineau, 25, of Cranston, with a time of 18:20, fifth place. At right is the top female finisher, Tessa Hunt, 18, of Providence with a time of 17:24.
[CREDIT: Laura Paton] The top female runners from Saturday’s Gaspee Days 5K race. At left, Shayna Cousineau, 25, of Cranston, with a time of 18:20, fifth place. At right is the top female finisher, Tessa Hunt, 18, of Providence with a time of 17:24.
[CREDIT: Laura Paton] The top male runners from Saturday’s Gaspee Days 5K race. At left, Ryan Gallagher, 25, of Jamaica Plain, MA with a time of 15:02, in fifth place. Next to him is Nick Celico, 27, of Westerly, with a time of 14:53. At right, First place male runner, Abdel Laadjel, 20, of Providence, with a time of 14:20. Next to him, in yellow T-Shirt, is Bronson Venable, 33, of Warwick, with a time of 14:39.
[CREDIT: Laura Paton] The top male runners from Saturday’s Gaspee Days 5K race. At left, Ryan Gallagher, 25, of Jamaica Plain, MA with a time of 15:02, in fifth place. Next to him is Nick Celico, 27, of Westerly, with a time of 14:53. At right, First place male runner, Abdel Laadjel, 20, of Providence, with a time of 14:20. Next to him, in yellow T-Shirt, is Bronson Venable, 33, of Warwick, with a time of 14:39.
[CREDIT: Laura Paton] First place male runner, Abdel Laadjel, 20, of Providence, with a time of 14:20, shortly after finishing the Gaspee Days 5K Saturday, June 8.
[CREDIT: Laura Paton] First place male runner, Abdel Laadjel, 20, of Providence, with a time of 14:20, shortly after finishing the Gaspee Days 5K Saturday, June 8.
[CREDIT: Laura Paton] The Gaspee Days 5K top female finisher, Tessa Hunt, 18, of Providence with a time of 17:24, shortly after finishing the race June 8.
[CREDIT: Laura Paton] The Gaspee Days 5K top female finisher, Tessa Hunt, 18, of Providence with a time of 17:24, shortly after finishing the race June 8.
[CREDIT: Laura Paton] Bob Bixby, 80, of Greenville, places first in the male over 80 division, with a time of 37:15.
[CREDIT: Laura Paton] Bob Bixby, 80, of Greenville, places first in the male over 80 division, with a time of 37:15.
[CREDIT: Laura Paton]Eight-year-old, A. Hilario of Warwick crosses the finish line and places second in the under 12 division during the Gaspee Days 5K June 8. His time was 23:41.
[CREDIT: Laura Paton]Eight-year-old, A. Hilario of Warwick crosses the finish line and places second in the under 12 division during the Gaspee Days 5K June 8. His time was 23:41.
[CREDIT: Laura Paton] Recruits of the West Warwick Fire Department cross the finish line as a team during the June 8 Gaspee Days 5K.
[CREDIT: Laura Paton] Recruits of the West Warwick Fire Department cross the finish line as a team during the June 8 Gaspee Days 5K.
[CREDIT: Laura Paton] Steve Blanchette of Middleboro MA and Courtney Faiola of West Warwick rejoice as they cross the finish line togetherduring the June 8 Gaspee Days 5K.
[CREDIT: Laura Paton] Steve Blanchette of Middleboro MA and Courtney Faiola of West Warwick rejoice as they cross the finish line together during the June 8 Gaspee Days 5K.
[CREDIT: Laura Paton] Hundreds line the street to cheer on the more than 1,700 runners during the June 8 Gaspee Days 5K.
[CREDIT: Laura Paton] Hundreds line the street to cheer on the more than 1,700 runners during the June 8 Gaspee Days 5K.
[CREDIT: Laura Paton] Douglas Jensen of Coventry during the Gaspee Days 5K June 8 with a time o 20:39.
[CREDIT: Laura Paton] Douglas Jensen of Coventry during the Gaspee Days 5K June 8 with a time o 20:39.
 

 

 

 

 

Rob Borkowski
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