Local Runners Compete in Wineglass Marathon
At Corning, NY, on Oct. 2, Bryan Morseman won the 30th Wineglass Marathon, which started in Bath, NY, in a time of 2:33:07.
Graham Peck was second in 2:33:58, followed by Brendan Glover in 2:38:52.
Molly Nunn, ninth, overall, won the women’s title in 2:48:20. Alexandra Niles was next in 2:54:35, followed by Meira Minard in 2:56:24.
Wyalusing’s Rachel Murphy finished 140th in a time of 3:21:27.
Josh Sitas, also of Wyalusing, was 297th in 3:36:29. Other area competitors included, with place and times in parentheses, were Wysox’s Teresa Foster (446, 3:47:22), Towanda’s Jennifer Cobb (451, 3:47:44) and Montrose’s Jacqueline Havriliak (1433, 6:11:48).
In the half-marathon, Christopher Lamperski won the race in 1:15:38.
Wyalusing’s Mike Murphy was second in 1:16:56, followed by Kip Hoffman in 1:17:17.
Carly Page, who was 11th, overall, in 1:25:48, was the women’s champ. Nicole Dann-Payne was second in 1:28:18. Stephanie Shull was third in 1:29:37.
Towanda’s Amanda Rubert was 337th in 2:00:44.
Lower Allen Park Adventure Run
At Mechanicsburg, PA, on Oct. 1, two Wyalusing area women competed in the event, a 2-6-mile race that included nine military-style obstacles.
Kathy Lutz finished 38th in 27:52 and Liz Borel was 43rd in 28:40.
Saleh Ghazali had the fastest time, finishing in 16:06.
Wyoming Valley Striders’ Summer 10K
At Wilkes-Barre, on Oct. 2, Mikhail Litvinov won the re-scheduled event in a time of 33:27.
Frank Ferlenda was second in 36:30, followed by John Evangelista in 36:39.
Samantha Snead topped the women’s race in 37:23. Ann Zoranski was second in 42:14, followed by Lynn Dolan in 43:10.
Tunkhannock’s Brian Thomas, who finished sixth in 40:12, clinched the Striders’ Masters Triple Crown title. It has been a good year for Thomas, who has also qualified for the National Trail race for his performances in the Pocono XTerra trail race series. Last winter he qualified for the National Snow Shoe Championships.
Snow Fever/Bell of Hope
At Binghamton, on Sept. 25, Josh Schultheis won the race in 16:42. Shaun Horan was second in 17:18, followed by Damien Archie in 17:48.
Trish Horan won the women’s race in 20:54. Alanna Cooney was next in 21:44, followed by Kathleen Lantry in 21:54.
The two fundraisers were combined when flooding in the Southern Tier earlier forced the Bell of Hope 5K, originally scheduled for Sept. 11 to be postponed.
Oct. 9: Steamtown Marathon, Forest City to Scranton, 8 a.m.
Oct. 9: Ives Run Trail Challenge, Tioga, PA, 2 p.m.
Oct. 15: Octoberfast 10K/5K, Endwell, NY, 9 a.m.
Oct. 15: Catholic Youth Back Mountain 5K, Dallas, 9:30 a.m.
Oct. 15: Run for the Cause, Berwick, 9:30 a.m.
Oct. 15: Crush Cancer with Livestrong, Wilkes-Barre, 11 a.m.
Oct. 16: Binghamton Open, Binghamton U., Vestal, NY, 12 p.m.
Oct. 22: Up the Eynon 5K, Eynon, 10 a.m.
Oct. 22: King’s 5K, Wilkes-Barre, 10 a.m.
Oct. 23: Ben August Memorial 5K, Wilkes-Barre, 10:30 a.m.
Oct. 23: St. James 5K, Johnson City, NY, 2 p.m.