Mustang XC team takes top finishes at Lake Auburn 5K

Mustang XC team takes top finishes at Lake Auburn 5K

Auburn, ME - The Mustangs participated in the 8th annual Lake Auburn Half Marathon 5K on Sunday, September 8th right on campus at Central Maine Community College. Runners left the campus for a beautiful out and back 5-kilometer race with a total of 142 runners. The Mustangs ran a very competitive race with lots of podium finishes. 

First year runner Cameron Chase took third place overall with a time of 19:26 (Average 6:16/mile). Teammate Mason Darveau took 4th place overall finishing only 1 second behind Cam. Micheal Baker also had a strong finish, placing 11th overall with a time of 21:24 with teammate Justin Cabral finishing 12th overall with a time of 21:28. Captain Levi Buck finished 21st overall with a time of 23:43 with Cade Goulet only a few positions behind in 25th place with a time of 25:11. Mark McShane brought home the pack with a strong 37th place finish with a time of 27:40. 

Assistant Coach T.J. Niles finished strong in the 5K with a time of 19:42, helping him place 7th overall and Coach Kevin Mitchell competed in the 13.1 mile half-marathon, placing 11th overall out of 176 runners with a time of 1:30:10.

Podium Finishers:

Male 19 & under:

1st place - Cameron Chase
2nd place - Mason Darveau
5th place - Michael Baker
6th place - Justin Cabral
7th place - Cade Goulet
8th place - Mark McShane

Male 20 to 29:

3rd place: Levi Buck