Pawtucket's Brendan Doyle was one of many local runners who braved the unseasonably mild temperatures that comfronted those who participated in Monday's Boston Marathon.
BOSTON â€” Hilary Dionne, a former cross-country and track & field standout from Cumberland High School, finished 15th among women at the Boston Marathon Monday, crossing the finish line in 2:51.56. Her time was third-best among American winners. Dionne, who now works in Boston, graduated from Cumberland in 2003.
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The 26-year-old Dionne averaged six minutes, 19 seconds during the first 6.2 miles of the race before shaving off five seconds over the next three-plus miles of the grueling 26.2-mile test of endurance and stamina. She ended up placing 256th overall and 11th in her age group (18-39).
Pawtucket native and St. Raphael Academy graduate Brendan Doyle was clocked at 3:06.57, good for 841st place. Close behind was Cumberlandâ€™s Jason Reilly (3:07.32, 897).
2012 Boston Marathon
841: Brendan Doyle (Pawtucket), 3:06.57
897: Jason Reilly (Cumberland), 3:07.32
1,345: David Costantino (Cumberland), 3:14.56
4,762: Tom Wharton (Riverside), 3:41.02.
6,229: Robert Lux (Pawtucket), 3:49.07.
6,568: Sean Oâ€™Hern (Lincoln), 3:50.49.
6,693: Williams McGinnis (Cumberland), 3:51.21.
12,598: Craig Skurka (Cumberland), 4:21.01.
15,986: Richard Ferland (Pawtucket), 4:43.44.
15,987: Christopher Hoard (Woonsocket), 4:43.44.
17,131: Timothy Russell (Cumberland), 4:54.03.
17,882: Paul Lambert (Pawtucket), 5:02.30.
18,082: Alan Gousie (Lincoln), 5:04.58.
19,106: Ryan Miller (Pawtucket), 5:20.53.
10,265: Maria Chevalier (Cumberland), 4:08.31.
13,782: Jennifer Candage (Cumberland), 4:27.38.
16,794: Carol Crutchfield (East Providence), 4:50.46.
17,013: Sarah Johnson (Harrisville), 4:53.04.
17,526: Paula Sterlacci (Cumberland), 4:57:53.
19,977: Katherine Coats (Lincoln), 5:38:32.
20,882: Meghan MacDonald (Woonsocket), 6:08:58.