WESTERLY — Kingston's Chris Garvin finished first in the 32nd annual Charlie Stavros Memorial On the Beach Run on Thursday.

Garvin covered the 3-mile distance in 16:26. Westerly's Jeff Walker was second in 18:22.

Melanie Diamanti was the first female runner, placing eighth in 21:56.

The next four local male finishers were Brent Wiltshire, Stonington (fourth, 20:06), Kevin Murphy, Pawcatuck (fifth 20:44), Thomas Olendorf, Mystic (sixth, 20:57), and Michael Boumenot, Pawcatuck (ninth, 22:34).

The next four local female finishers were Alana Olendorf, Mystic (10th, 23:21), Carol Ann Gray, Pawcatuck (24th, 24:33), Tracy O'Lary, Stonington (29th, 25:34), and Lisa Menard-Manlove, Ashaway (33rd, 26:53).

The event had 61 finishers.

— Keith Kimberlin

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