East Providence firefighters run Freaky 5K Road Race


EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Firefighters conducted their annual "Freaky 5k" Road Race on Sunday, Oct. 18, near and around Station No. 3 in Rumford.

Paul Savickas was the first of 185 runners to cross the finish line, winning the event in a time of 18 minutes, 22 seconds. Maxwell Augustin was second in 18:31 followed by Kevin Martes in third at 18:45.

Kim Jackson was the women's division winner, placing fourth overall in a time of 19:12. Lindsay Amherst was the second female and sixth overall in 19:20. Kristen Zabbo was the third woman to place, running 19th overall in 21:38.

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Post and eastbayri.com contributing photographer Tim Marshall took the following photos of the event.

Pictured, in order, are: 1. Zombie runners (447) Chase Kennedy, (412) Braeden Conaty and (218) Austin Crevier prepare to take off from the starting line; 2. Nick and Wynn Rabar take off from the starting line; 3. Walter Atwood of Rumford turns the corner of the Freaky 5k dressed as Albert Einstein; 4. Paul Savickas was the overall top finisher of the 5k with a time of 18:22; 5. Kristen Zabbo heads toward the finish line as the third finishing women; 6. Chase Kennedy sprints to the finish dressed as a Zombie during the East Providence Freaky 5k; 7. Jesus Berrio dressed as Spider-Man runs to the finish line.


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