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Brian Post (Bib No. 1850) and a ribbon of runners fill Fletcher Street in Kennebunk at the start of Sunday’s Maine Coast Marathon. Post, a Columbus, Ohio, resident, finished sixth overall with a time of 2 hours, 55 minutes, 36 seconds. The marathon, in the third year of its rebirth under the direction of Charles Melton, attracted more than 700 participants and also included a half marathon race on Saturday. Combined, the two events attracted nearly 2,000 competitors. The marathon begins at Kennebunk High School and finishes at the University of New England. Right, Philip Royer (1964) of Gambrills, Maryland, and Jonathan Gault of Allston, Massachusetts, had command of the marathon by Mile 7 near Narragansett Point at Kennebunk Beach. Royer won with a time of 2:30:44. Gault was second. The top Maine finisher was Shiloh Schulte of Kennebunk, who was 15th in 3:04:27. (Kevin A. Byron photos) Brian Post (Bib No. 1850) and a ribbon of runners fill Fletcher Street in Kennebunk at the start of Sunday’s Maine Coast Marathon. Post, a Columbus, Ohio, resident, finished sixth overall with a time of 2 hours, 55 minutes, 36 seconds. The marathon, in the third year of its rebirth under the direction of Charles Melton, attracted more than 700 participants and also included a half marathon race on Saturday. Combined, the two events attracted nearly 2,000 competitors. The marathon begins at Kennebunk High School and finishes at the University of New England. Right, Philip Royer (1964) of Gambrills, Maryland, and Jonathan Gault of Allston, Massachusetts, had command of the marathon by Mile 7 near Narragansett Point at Kennebunk Beach. Royer won with a time of 2:30:44. Gault was second. The top Maine finisher was Shiloh Schulte of Kennebunk, who was 15th in 3:04:27. (Kevin A. Byron photos)

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