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Running Roundup: Locals Fare Well in Half Marathon

 

Fred Joslyn won the Binghamton Bridge Half Marathon on May 15 in a time of 1:08:57.

Kevin Borrelli was second in 1:10:32, followed by Craig Coon in 1:12:06.

Wyalusing’s Michael Murphy was tenth in 1:20:05.

Kimberly Law topped the female field with a time of 1:28:28, followed by Lynann Lorenz in 1:30:43 and Emily Piza-Taylor in 1:32:55.

Rachel Murphy, also of Wyalusing, was fourth among women in 1:33:55.

Other area finishers included Towanda’s Martin Perez (1:34:15), Tunkhannock’s Mary Linden (2:17:15) and Mehoopany’s Nicole Benson (2:24:09).

In the 5K race, Jordan Varano was the winner in 17:01. Tom Ryan was second in 17:07, followed by Gary Fancher in 18:04.

Allison Small was the first woman in 21:30, followed by Mary Jane Mulhollen (21:35) and Stephanie Williams (22:49).

Other area finishers were Rome’s Alec Morris (34:52) and Mickey Morris (34:54).

 

River Street Three Mile

On May 15, Bornfase Omurwa led the field with a time of 16:00, followed by Jeff Swierz (16:07) and Nick Wadas (16:59), at Wilkes-Barre.

Samantha Snead was fourth, overall, in 17:13 to lead the women. Deedra Porfirio was next in 18:39, followed by Lynn Dolan in 19:49.

Tunkhannock’s Brian Thomas was fifth, overall, in 17:48.

 

Run for Red Marathon

At Stroudsburg, on May 15, Brian Morseman won the race from Tobyhanna in 2:20:11, followed by Girma Segni (2:21:35) and Roman Dedov (2:22:37).

Olga Dedova topped the women’s field with a time of 2:55:25, followed by Conni Grace (2:59:40) and Melissa Gillette (3:01:20).

 

Waverly Waddle

Stephen Skierski was the overall winner in 17:46, at Waverly, PA, on May 14,  followed by Joseph Cardillo (18:10) and Leo Kolshorn (19:10).

In the women’s race, Jessie Fox won in 21:50, followed by Deb Swartout (21:53) and Karen Brier (22:15).

 

Upcoming Races

May 21: Robert’s Run, Conklin, NY, 10 a.m.

May 21: Run Beyond Violence, Salem Twp., Luzerne County, 10 a.m.

May 22: Go the Extra Mile for Prader-Willi Syndrome, Owego, 10 a.m.

May 30: Bob Bridgman Memorial 5K, Mansfield, 8:30 a.m.

May 30: Old Fort Five Miler, Forty Fort, 9 a.m.

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