Mission Hill Road Race 2012

November 2, 2012
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Sociedad Latina youth leaders (from left) Margeret Arias, Mayory Fransisco, Laura Toledano, Ana Calderon and Kranquin Rojas were among 153 members of the youth group’s race team, which also included members from the Tobin Community Center and JP’s Hyde Square Task Force. (Courtesy Photo)

Northeastern participants and the mascot Paws celebrate their winning of the Pudding Pot trophy. (Photo by Patrick E. O’Connor)

Winner Peter Clarke (right) dashes past walkers. (Photo by Daniella Rascón)

At-large City Councilor Ayanna Pressley, who spoke at the race kick-off, briefly joins the runners. (Photo by Daniella Rascón)

The annual Mission Hill 5K Road Race on Oct. 20 once again drew more than 750 runners and walkers to raise funds for Kevin W. Fitzgerald Park on St. Alphonsus Street. The overall winner of the race was Boston resident Peter Clarke and the women’s winner was Sara Greeley. Mission Hill resident Deryl Emerson won the 40-49 age category and John Riordan of Boston Children’s Hospital won the 60-64 category. The walker winners were Steven Smith and Aurora Toledo. Northeastern University won the Pudding Pot award for institutional participation. (Photo by Daniella Rascón)[gallery orderby="title"]