FRAMINGHAM – Framingham High freshman Kirsten Harrod, 15, was the first female across the finish line in the inaugural Mural Mile sponsored by Greater Framingham Running Club and the Downtown Framingham Renaissance organization Saturday morning, May 6.
Registration proceeds from the MuralMile supported the Rich and Chris Chesmore Scholarship, which provides financial support for high school runners as they advance into higher education.
Harrod, a member of the Framingham High cross-country and track teams, is the granddaughter of Chris Chesmore and the late Richard Chesmore. Her time on the rainy Saturday morning road course was 6:58 minutes. She finished sixth overall.
The overall winner of the race was Christopher Kivior, 23, who crossed the finish line at 5:07 minutes.
Matt Vogel finished second at 5:09 minutes. Lawrence Rodkey was third at 6:09 minutes, with Chad Macdonald fourth at 6:50 minutes, and Bob Cargill, of the Greater Framingham Running Club fifth at 6:53 minutes.
The top five females were Harrod, Claudia Chaves at 7:51 minutes, Patricia Andrade at 8:49 minutes, Amy Pearl at 9:01 minutes and Judith Levine at 9:02 minutes.
Photos courtesy of the Greater Framingham Running Club and Chris Chesmore