The sound of bagpipes could be heard up and down Waldo Avenue July 21 with the annual Celtic 5-Kilometer Road Race taking place on a beautiful summer day.

The race, which began and ended at Belfast Area High School, runs in conjunction with the annual Maine Celtic Celebration.

The Maine Celtic Celebration is a weekend-long event with multiple activities and music.

Ray Lawson, 41, nabbed first-place honors with a time of 18 minutes and 25 seconds over the 3.1-mile course. Maria Millard, 27, was the first female finisher, crossing in third overall in 19:33.

The individual results from the race, with a runner’s place, name, age and time included, were: 1, Lawson, 41, 18:25; 2, Pablo Brissette, 36, 18:50; 3, Millard, 27, 19:33; 4, Matthew Revitt, 30, 19:56; 5, Chris Goddu, 49, 20:00; 6, Jason Gallant, 44, 20:07; 7, Jessica Lawson, 13, 20:12; 8, Kyle King, 35, 20:59; 9, Evan Merchant, 11, 21:06; 10, Fortin Etienne, 19, 21:07; 11, Christian Arnold, 29, 21:24; 12, Jordan Bickford, 14, 21:41; 13, Tony Swebilius, 68, 22:07; 14, Sam Howard, 11, 22:18; 15, Jala Tooley, 33, 22:34; 16, Lalan Wilfong, 41, 22:44; 17, Christine Larrabee, 19, 22:46; 18, Bennett Arble, 35, 23:00; 19, Shelley Cormier, 44, 23:04; 20, Jack Howard, 9, 23:05; 21, Elizabeth Lincoln, 22, 23:16; 22, Emily Turcotte, 13, 23:16; 23, Lindsay Spigel, 33, 23:19; 24, William Glenn Montgomery, 64, 23:28; 25, Steve Robinson, 52, 23:46; 26, Lloyd Harmon, 71, 23:56; 27, Ron Hise, 41, 24:46; 28, Ariel Bywater, 39, 28:18; 29, Amanda Cushman, 27, 31:26; 30, Karen Tooley, 44, 37:41; 31, Heather Jordan, 32, 37:55; 32, Darlene Harrington, 52, 53:14; 33, Mary Mackay, 60, 53:18; 34, Bobi-Jo Thomas, 32, 24:10; 35, Al Grimshaw, 65, 24:14; 36, Kevin Spigel, 34, 24:25; 37, Dan Kircheis, 42, 24:32; 38, April Lawrence, 38, 24:52; 39, Emily Rogals, 46, 25:20; and 40, Romy Carpenter, 15, 25:20.

Also, 41, Kelsey Grass, 16, 25:21; 42, Ken Reese, 44, 25:35; 43, Benjamin Speed, 32, 25:55; 44, Pat Lemieux, 29, 26:01; 45, Kevin Soares, 30, 26:07; 46, Carrie Turcott, 10, 26:15; 47, Karrie Saltalamachia, 38, 26:20; 48, Samantha Ripley, 38, 26:21; 49, Bryan McLellan, 30, 26:30; 50, Jen Kochaner, 15, 26:40; 51, Paige Ireland, 13, 28:15; 52, Chance Clark, 9, 28:37; 53, Sonya Clark, 40, 28:54; 54, Jerry Fahey, 70, 28:58; 55, David Sturdevant, 52, 29:37; 56, Daniel Calligan, 35, 29:45; 57, Mimi Ryan, 38, 30:36; 58, Leslie Pelletier, 37, 31:10; 59, Amanda Brugger, 27, 31:27; 60, Jessica Andrews, 34, 31:30; 61, Hannah Andrews, 13, 31:31; 62, Jim Campbell, 65, 31:39; 63, Rosemary Fowles, 60, 31:45; 64, Sarina Speed, 7, 35:17; 65, Marlene Winkelbauer-Hurt, 35, 35:09; 66, Noah Speed, 7, 35:17; 67, Alsia Revitt, 32, 37:25; 68, Tom Dupless, 69, 37:50; 69, Julie Dudley, 36, 37:56; 70, Bruce Fowles, 77, 39:50; 71, Susan Volmer, 47, 40:14; 72, Sara Strassenreiter, 30, 52:02; 73, John Strassenreiter, 67, 52:03; 74, Cris Perro, 47, 56:50; and 75, D. Andrews, 48, 56:51.

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