Belmont Recovers to Claim Crown

BY HERB TOWNSEND

ALLENTOWN, PA--The second annual Phoebe Home’s Run for the Ages 5K was held on April 16 under a clear sky with temperatures in the mid-40s.

Beginning at the entrance of the Phoebe Home, a senior residence near Muhlenberg College, the course proceeded on streets downhill to trails around the pond at Cedar Beach then back up to the home to form a large loop.

It was on the initial downhill segment that early leader, Patrick Belmont, missed a turn and ran an extra block before being called back. No matter, the speedy Belmont quickly overtook the pack to regain the lead, and cruise to a win in 15 minutes flat. Despite the extra distance, Belmont still ran less than a full 5K, since the official course appeared to be short by an estimated 0.4 miles.

Oldest Finisher

1. Adele Sgymanski (age 88)

Youngest Finisher

1. Jacob Lohman (age 9)

MALE

Overall

1. Patrick Belmont 15:00

12 and Under

1. Jacob Lohman 20:06

21-30

1. Chris Getman 16:00
2. Anthony Clark 17:08

31-40

1. Kevin Trumbore 16:30
2. Andrew Sabetti 18:58

41-50

1. Carey Troxell 17:30
2. Don Cole 18:30

51 and Over

1. Herb Townsend 18:37
2. Henry Spisszak 21:36

FEMALE

Overall

1. Jessica Kellgren 16:56

12 and Under

1. Briana Lohman 22:21
2. Alana Antol 32:59

13-20

1. Jennifer Shaffer 19:42
2. Jada Gonzalez 22:07

21-30

1. Lisa Horney 17:17
2. Kelly Hallman 20:15

31-40

1. Michelle Sabetti 21:26
2. Christine Parola 22:03

41-50

1. Diane Buss 24:16
2. Cyndi Kalman 24:52

51 and Over

1. Jeanne Stock 25:37
2. Sandy Case 31:13