Jordan Fields, skiing for Lyme Elite out of Lyme, New Hampshire, captured gold at the 9th annual John Roderick Marathon race, completing the 25k race in 38:12.1 at Black Mountain of Maine in Rumford on Saturday, February 13. Fields scorched the 5 lap race nearly 5 minutes ahead of runner-up Nick Trautz of Hebron, Maine. Trautz crossed the finish line in 43.08.8. Third place went to Gaelan Boyle-Wight of Newry, ME, who finished in 43:08.8. Keith Kantack of Freeport came in fourth with a time of 43:19.2. Fifth and sixth places went to Spencer Egan and Dennis Page, respectively.
In the 15k freestyle, Samuel Robinson of Freeport won the men's race with a time of 47:14.0. Second place went to Felix Battle of Brunswick, who had a time of 49:40.4. Skiing for the Bethel Outing Club, Peter Howe crossed the line in 52:48.3 to take third place.
The women's 15k was a dead heat, with Jillian Wight and Jane Dawson, both of Freeport, each finishing with times of 58:38.8. Finishing in third place was UMaine Farmintgon's Francis Mullein, who had a time of 1:08:40.3
February 13, 2021
Freestyle 25, 15 & 5km.
Races will start at 11:00 am.
Both the 25km and the 15km will be scored to Zak Cup and Club Cup (A Hall Mark of Excellence).
All starts will be conducted in Waves with Social Distancing.
No food or awards — entry fee will be a dollar a KM. $25 for marathon, $15 for 15 K and $5 for 5K
Check in and day of race registration will be available at race headquarters at 9:30 am. More details to follow.
Black Mountain Ski Resort and Akers Ski
The plan relies on three cornerstones: 1) testing that encourages all visitors to “know before you go”; 2) screening for symptoms among travelers; and 3) engaging Maine communities to promote COVID-19-prevention best practices and public health education.