Yount Comes From Behind,
Sets Course Record at Beach Patrol Race

BY HERB TOWNSEND

SEA ISLE CITY, NJ--Compared to previous years, the weather for the August 12th Sea Isle City Beach Patrol 10-Mile Race was much improved--it was warm, but not hot. Even the ever-present south wind was reduced to a gentle breeze.

The race was won by NCAA Track and Field’s Athlete of the Year Macharia Yount. Competing in his first 10-miler, the 22-year-old Widener University senior came from behind to finish in 51:17. His time set a new course record and was 19 seconds faster than second place finisher Benjamin Noad of Upper Montclair.

Kathleen Jobes, 36, of Bethlehem, PA was the top female in 1:00:45, well ahead of Ocean City triathlete Susan Reich, who finished next in 1:05:10.

Most of the 1,207 finishers will tell you this is not a fast course. Roughly 1½ miles is on the asphalt beach promenade, but the rest of it is on the beach where soft sand, potholes, slippery jellyfish, and outfall-pipe obstacles combine to add seconds, if not minutes, to the times.

MALE

Overall

1. Macharia Yount 51:17
2. Benjamin Noad 51:36
3. Michael Didio 52:15
4. Chris Platt 52:50
5. Edward Callinan 52:56
6. Stephen Hallinan 53:18
7. Eddie Baynes 53:31
8. Timothy Callinan 53:46
9. Tom Haxton 53:57
10. Robert Cannon 55:09

16 and Under

1. Chris Fasy, Jr. 1:04:03

17-19

1. Eddie Sommers 55:54

20-24

1. Tom Pearson 56:45

25-29

1. Steve Gourley 55:31

30-34

1. Timothy Meade 57:33

35-39

1. Rich Bostwick 1:00:37

40-44

1. Ray Adams 1:03:44

45-49

1. Ronald Shaiko 57:55

50-54

1. Steve Barr 1:06:15

55-59

1. Martin Keibel 1:07:06

60-64

1. Tom Montemagni 1:10:41

65-69

1. Herb Townsend 1:13:11

FEMALE

Overall

1. Kathleen Jobes 1:00:45
2. Susan Reich 1:05:10
3. Emily Ward 1:05:51
4. Melissa Mast 1:06:31
5. Antoinette Snyder 1:07:40
6. Kate Boneck 1:08:55
7. Lindsay Scottoline 1:09:01
8. Suzanne Dorrell 1:09:17
9. Shannon Klick 1:10:41
10. Liz Dalton 1:11:04

16 and Under

1. Roseann Day 1:14:46

17-19

1. Lisa Burkholder 1:12:36

20-24

1. Michelle Ezzie 1:12:15

25-29

1. Dana Kolesar 1:11:33

30-34

1. Lisa Tatum 1:11:54

35-39

1. Kimberly Carty 1:13:23

40-44

1. Laurie Hug 1:15:04

45-49

1. Patti Dinote 1:11:30

50-54

1. Ellen McGee 1:26:36

55-59

1. Joy Hampton 1:20:06