Chilmark Road Race

Ode to the Road Race

Free the lobsters. A poem inspired by the Chilmark Road Race.

Runners Beat the Heat at Chilmark Road Race

Corey Kunz ran away with first place in the 39th annual Chilmark Road Race on a morning full of sunshine, sweat and, of course, lobsters.

Big Lobster, Small Boy, Let the Chilmark Road Race Begin

The 39th annual Chilmark Road Race is one of the toughest 5Ks out there, but 11-year-old Jack Lionette's training includes essentially no running.

Victory is Sweet and Comes with a Lobster at Chilmark Road Race

Runners from across the Island and elsewhere gathered for this year’s annual Chilmark Road Race under a clear blue sky Saturday, celebrating a tradition entering its 37th year on Martha’s Vineyard.

Front of the Pack to Dead Last, It's All Good at Chilmark Road Race

Runners often end up having a favorite race that they return to each year. For me it’s the Chilmark Road Race 5K on Martha’s Vineyard.

Change Is a Constant, Road Race Is Too

I ran the Chilmark Road Race again this year, and like every year, I made the same joke at the start: “I don’t care how I do, as long as I’m not carried from the finish line to the first aid tent.

Fleet Feet, Tradition Are Heart of Road Race

David Melly, 21, of Newton won the Chilmark Road Race with a time of 15:43.31. Sheridan Wilbur, 17, of North Smithfield, R.I., won first place for the women with a time of 18:24.55.

Breathless in Chilmark, Road Race and B'Ball Marathon Delight

On Saturday morning, a total of 1,600 people will run the Chilmark Road Race. On Friday and Sunday, kids and adults will take part in the Alex Cohen Memorial Basketball Marathon at the community center.

Everyman's Race

As every Gazette readers know, the Chilmark Road Race just celebrated its 36th year. The Gazette has been a big part of the race’s success with reporter after reporter writing wonderful pre-race and post-race stories along with magnificent accompanying photos from Alison Shaw, Peter Simon, Mark Lovewell, and others.

Dubliner Takes Top Prize in Chilmark Road Race

A pair of first-timers picked up the coveted lobsters from Larsen’s at the 36th annual Chilmark Road Race.

Conor Dooney, 23, of Dublin, Ireland, crossed the finish line in 16:05:31, nearly half a minute ahead of second-place runner Corey Kunz, 32, of Hoboken, N.J., who finished in 16:30:66. Mr. Dooney raced for the Yale University cross-country team and currently competes for his home club of Backfridge in Dublin. The first three runners finished with sub-17 minute times.

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