The race took place on Saturday, June 7th in New Waterford. This years race saw a course record set by Corey Deveaux in a time of 16:57 and a total of 67 runners participated. All money raised will be donated to local scholarship funds in honor of Ben. The event is in honour of one of New Waterford's finest long distance runners. Ben trained with Johnny Miles and ran Boston with him twice; both walked to Boston. New Waterford's first and only marathon was held in Ben's honour in the 1980s.