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Running Roundup: Bandru Wins Elmhurst Boulevard Mile


At Scranton, on Aug. 25, Kevin Bandru was the overall winner of the Elmhurst Boulevard Mile in a time of 5:17, edging runner-up Paul Ohora, who crossed in 5:28.

Taryn Giamento was fifth, overall, to pace the female field in 5:48. Michelle Covington was right behind her in 6:03.


Giants Despair Challenge

At Wilkes-Barre, on Aug. 24, Nick Hilton won the 1.1-mile hillclimb race in 6:42.

Jeffrey Skweirz and Frank Redmond completed the top three in 7:21 and 7:32, respectively.

Kelly Ciravolo was the women’s winner in 8:14. Ali Schappert was second in 8:46. Claudia Camargo-Nero was third in 9:15.


Upcoming Races

Sept. 1: 20th Anniversary 5K, Binghamton, 6 p.m.

Sept. 2: Wet Paint Mile, Wilkes-Barre, 7 p.m.

Sept. 3: Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Half Marathon and 10K, Wilkes-Barre, 8 a.m.

Sept. 3: UNICO 5K, Scranton, 10 a.m.

Sept. 4: LeRaysville Firemen’s 5K Trot, 6 p.m.

Sept. 5: Candlehouse 5K, Wilkes-Barre, 9:30 p.m.

Sept. 7: Prediction Run, Scranton, 6 p.m.

Sept. 10: EdieLou 5K, Troy, 11 a.m.

Sept. 10: Race for the Cure, Scranton, 8 a.m.

Sept. 11: D&H Half Marathon, Forest City, 9 a.m.

Sept. 11: Bell of Hope 5K, Binghamton, 9 a.m.

Sept. 11: Ben August Memorial 5K, Wilkes-Barre, 10:30 a.m.

Sept. 17: Camptown Races, Camptown, 10 a.m.

Sept. 17: District A 5K, Wilkes-Barre, 10 a.m.

Sept. 18: Cat’s Quest to Stop Violence, Dallas, 10 a.m.

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