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Two locals compete in New England swim championships
Brunswick junior diver Kayla Purinton came in fourth (281.10 points) and Mt. Ararat sophomore Peter Burtt (15th in the 500 freestyle, 5 minutes, 37.23 seconds) competed in the New England swimming and diving championships Saturday at Bates College in Lewiston.
Beach to Beacon online registration opens March 15
Online registration for the 12th annual TD Banknorth Beach to Beacon 10K race will open at noon on March 15. Race organizers have expanded the field size to 6,000 participants this year – in increase of 500 runners – but expect spots to fill up even faster than last year’s record of 26 hours. Online registration is the only way to sign up for the race, which is scheduled for Aug. 1. The 2009 entry fee is $35. Registration for the Kids Fun Run will also open March 15, though this year it will be run the day before the 10K, on July 31.
FMI go to beach2beacon.org.