Marvin Hachmeister 10K 2022 (Photo By: Steven Shaffur/KMAN)

One of Manhattan’s oldest traditions returned Saturday with the 44th annual St. Patrick’s Day road races and parade.

The event included a 2 mile fun run and walk and the annual Marvin Hachmeister 10K road race through Aggieville. Among the participants was Joe Wagenblast, who says this event is one of his favorites.

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Max Steffensmeier, of Manhattan was one of hundreds of participants to take part in the 44th annual run, Manhattan’s oldest running event.

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Running alongside him was his mother Tina Steffensmeier, and she explains why she enjoys this event.

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In the two mile run/walk Eddie Grier crossed the finish line first with an overall time of 11 minuets and 36 seconds. For the Marvin Hachmeister 10k, Peter Ramundo finished first with an over time of 35 minuets and 8 seconds.

Kite’s provided free beer to adults who crossed the finish line. The parade capped off the day’s events.

Full race results can be found here.

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