PORTSMOUTH — Market Sq. Day was again in full swing Saturday after a COVID-19 cancellation in 2020 after which a cautious, delayed return in 2021. 1000’s of individuals got here out to benefit from the resumption of the occasion in full type on its conventional June date.

The downtown Portsmouth competition, which was first held in 1978, has a lot of points of interest that deliver individuals again every year.

Here is a take a look at a six of them from the 2022 version:

10K highway race

In fact Market Sq. Day actually begins early within the morning, with the standard 10K highway race. 

In keeping with Granite State Race Companies, there have been 592 finishers within the race on the route by means of historic Portsmouth. 

The lads’s and general first-place finisher was Birhanu Harriman, 16, of Lebanon, New Hampshire, with a time of 33 minutes 15 seconds. Mitchel Norris, 21, of Durham, was second with a time of 34:17.


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