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January 18, 2013

On the Run: Best North Shore races to be honored on awards night

The diverse offering of road races on the North Shore is being celebrated in a new way.

After the public nominated races and a panel selected the winners, the results are in for the Best of the North Shore Road Race Guide 2012 awards. The winners will be honored at The Best of the North Shore Road Races Awards Night on Thursday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m. at Finz Seafood & Grill in Salem.

The winners and honorable mentions are as follows:

Race of the Year: Yankee Homecoming 10-Miler

Best Race Shirts: Miles Over the Moon

Best Holiday Race: Wild Turkey 5-Mile Run (Salem)

Honorable Mention: Beverly Reindeer Run, Hangover Classic 5K/10K

Relay of the Year: Lynn Woods

Best Race Course: Lone Gull 10K

Honorable Mention: Ring Around the Neck, Backshore 5-Miler

Best 1-Mile Race: Derby Street Mile

Honorable Mention: High Street Mile

Best 5K Race: Run for All Ages

Honorable Mention: Magnolia 5K, Motif #1 Day 5K

Best 5-Mile Race: Backshore 5 Miler

Honorable Mention: Apple Harvest Run 5-Mile/5K

Best 10K: Lone Gull 10K

Honorable Mention: Rockport Father’s Day 10K

Best 10-Mile: Yankee Homecoming 10-Miler

Honorable Mention: Black Cat 10-Miler

Best Half Marathon: Green Stride Half Marathon

Best Trail Race: Trav’s Trail Run 5K

Honorable Mention: Gabe’s Run & Stone Cat

Best Race Theme: Devils Chase

Honorable Mention: Festivus 5K

Toughest Race: Nahant 30K

Honorable Mention: Cape Ann 25K, Olde Salem Greens 5K

Best Post Race Party: Green Stride Half Marathon

Honorable Mention: Lone Gull 10K Half Marathon

Best Weekly Race: D5K

Honorable Mention: Lake “Q” 5K

Best Race Series: North Shore YMCA Race Series

Honorable Mention: Salem Road Race Series, North Shore Trail Series

Best First Year Race: Festivus 5K

Honorable Mention: R11A 5K

Best Kids Race: Wicked Kidz

Honorable Mention: Fall Frolic, Dory Run

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