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Labor of love

On Labor Day morning, area runners took to the streets of Walpole for the 44th annual Walpole Labor Day Road Race. The road race, which was comprised of three separate races - a 5K, 10K, and one-mile fun run for kids - brought out runners and spectators alike for a beautiful holiday morning.

The top three finishers in the 10K were Walpole residents Danny Horgan (33:38), Eric Flaman (34:11) and Aristides Cruz (36:47).

IMGP1147eThe top three finishers in the 5K were Walpole’s Shane Grant (16:30) and Zach Ganshirt (16:32), with Canton’s Louis Raffetto (16:46) in third.

The kids’ one-mile fun run, meanwhile, was conquered by Smithfield, RI’s David Parenteau (5:43), with Walpole’s Thomas Stanton (5:59) and Tom Budka (6:22) close behind.IMGP1099e

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