Thornton-Sherman Wins Inaugural Any Which Way 5K

Andrew Thornton-Sherman competes alone in the 400 meters during a virtual track meet at St. J Academy's Ray Frey Track on Thursday, June 4, 2020. (Photo by Michael Beniash)

WOODSVILLE — Andrew Thornton-Sherman won the inaugural Any Which Way 5K on Sunday.

The 14-year-old Waterford native clocked a time of 18 minutes, 24.22 seconds, averaging 5:55 per mile.

He crossed the finish line 27 seconds ahead of runner-up Liam Genereaux (18:53.83).

The top women’s finisher was 36-year-old Jillian Bliss of Monroe in a time of 24 minutes, 57.34 seconds.

Close behind was women’s runner-up Holly McCormack, 49, of Lisbon (25:25.69). McCormack is also the CEO of Cottage Hospital, which organized and hosted the race.

Over 50 took part in the first-year event, which began and ended at Woodsville Elementary School.

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