FRAMINGHAM – UMass Amherst student Mikey McDonald won the 12th Annual Framingham Police Chase for a Cure Today, May 19 at Cushing Memorial Park.
McDonald, a Class of 2016 Framingham High graduate, won the 11th Annual Police Chase for a Cure last year in 16.12 minutes.
His time this year was 15:51.8 minutes, more than three minutes ahead of second place finished Matthew Vidal, who crossed the finish line at 18:57.6 minutes. Mike Thompson was third at 20:16.5 minutes.
Lauren Smith, the top female finisher, at 21:10.6 minutes, was fourth overall. Jay Godino Jr. was fifth overall at 21:12.3 minutes.
More than 150 runners and walkers participated in the annual event, sponsored by the Framingham Police Association.
The 5K run/walk supports the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Pan/CAN is a nationwide nonprofit organization focusing on research, outreach, and education for Pancreatic Cancer patients and their families.
Photo courtesy of Cheryl Gordon from the start of the 12th annual race