Former Manchester resident, Marti Shea, now of Marblehead, Mass., rounds a gravel corner of the 7.6 mile-Mount Washington Auto Road, during the Newton’s Revenge bicycle race Saturday in Gorham. Shea won the women’s division race, making her a five-time Newton’s Revenge champion.
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Fifth Hillclimb win for Manchester product Shea
GORHAM - Despite being blown off her bicycle as she approached the final 50-meter ascent to the summit, Marti Shea of Manchester and Marblehead, Mass., the only woman to ever win this race, notched her fifth consecutive triumph at the annual Newton's Revenge Bicycle Hillclimb to the top of Mount Washington Saturday.