Third Annual Swag Flag 5k Benefits Bedford’s School Track Programs

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The third annual 5k Swag Flag 5k began on the Sabourin Field track and continued through the BHS cross country track. The race began at 8:30 am and finished before Saturday’s rain – Image (c) Jeff JHO Hoyland, 2017 all rights reserved – Click to view larger image
By Jeff JHO Hoyland
Harry Norton opens a sizeable lead to win the 3rd annual Swag Flag 5k run – Image (c) Jeff JHO Hoyland, 2017 all rights reserved – Click to view larger image

Skies threatened afternoon rains, but the weather was perfect for the 3rd annual Swag Flag 5k.

Monies raised this year are greater than in earlier events, and support boys and girls cross-country, indoor, and outdoor track at Bedford.

Top Finishers

Harry Norton of Somerville won in a time of 16:19.  Bedford’s Alex Knoedler took second at 16:31.  Third place went to  Warren Bartlett of Louden, NH with a time of 16.59

All race results can be found at https://www.coolrunning.com/results/17/ma/Aug5_SwagFl_1_set1.shtml

Images in the gallery below are all (c) Jeff JHO Hoyland, 2017 all rights reserved – Click each image twice to see it at full size

Click here to check Bedford Snapshots on Facebook for all of Jeff’s photographs from Swag Flag

 


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