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Locals Compete in Boston Marathon

Seekonk resident Kara A. Salit was the top runner in the area, finishing the 26.2-mile course in just over four hours.

Thirteen runners from Attleboro and one from Seekonk braved the unusual April heat and intense pain to start and finish the Boston Marathon on Monday, according to the results on the event's website.

Four locals had signed up for the race, but did not compete, perhaps taking up the Boston Athletic Association's offer to defer their entry spots to next year. Two others started the race and did not finish the 26.2-mile course.

Seekonk resident Kara A. Salit, 47, was the top finisher in the area. She completed the race in 4 hours, 3 minutes and 7 seconds. Attleboro's fastest runner was 41-year-old David Concannon, who finished in 4:10:46.

Attleboro and Seekonk Residents Completing Boston Marathon

Name Age Finishing Time Kara A. Salit 47 4:03:07 David Concannon 41 4:10:46 Scott Boisjolie 42 4:28:00 Meredith A. Plizga 33 4:30:58 Donald A. Sutherland 47 4:54:34 Peter F. Horan 50 5:02:01 Emily M. Manion  31 5:02:04 Lindsey M. Courchesne 27 5:07:53 Harry Pino 52 5:07:54 Gertrudis Alfani 46 5:12:47 Susan Nicholson 43 5:20:04 Christine Bessette 36 5:36:06 Jason O. Arenburg 42 5:43:07 Marcus W. Evans 53 6:27:15


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