Brady Hammett, 8, ran for Valhalla Running Club of the Monadnock region.

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NASHUA, N.H. — Hinsdale resident Brady Hammett finished fourth in a time of 8:58 in the Boys 8 and Under race at the New England Youth Cross Country Championships on Sunday.

“He had a lot of fun,” said Hinsdale varsity cross-country coach Glenn Hammett. “It was a good way to celebrate his eighth birthday.”

Nour Almohammadi won the 2k event in 8:24. Maxton Miller (8:41) and Ryan Preneta (8:50) rounded out the top three.