Gerstenbacher and Hayes Win Capital 10 Miler

by Clay Shaw

Harrisburg, PA, April 17, 2021—Samuel Gerstenbacher of Lancaster and the F&M Track Club scored his second HBG victory in a row, with a 51:48 men’s winning time at the Capital 10 Miler.  Gerstenbacher won the Lucky Charm 5K in March. The men’s field was deep with strong teams from Lancaster’s F&M Track Club and the Fleet Feet team from Mechanicsburg. Ryan Blood of Carlisle was second in 52:05, Chris McCabe of Mechanicsburg was third in 52:29. Josh Sadlock of Harrisburg was fourth in 52:45.  Nickolaus Lachman of Lancaster was fifth in 53:00. Cem Aslan of Camp Hill was top master in 57:57; he placed 15th overall in the strong men’s field.

Joanna Hayes of New Cumberland kicked it in to finish first among women, in 1:05:36.  Teal Liu of Hershey was second in 1:03:59.  Emily (Dubs) Fuller of Mechanicsburg was third in 1:04:28.  Carly Shea of Lewisburg was fourth overall and top master in 1:04:34.Katie Fuller of Mechanicsburg was fifth in 1:05:09. Mary Lou Harris of Harrisburg, the race founder, now 73, won her age group in 1:43:54.

205 runners finished the 10 miler, which supports non-profit arts organizations.

Top Men

  1. 51:48 Samuel Gerstenbacher, 23, Lancaster
  2. 52:05 Ryan Blood, 35, Carlisle
  3. 52:29 Christopher McCabe, 31, Mechanicsburg
  4. 52:45 Josh Sadlock, 31, Harrisburg
  5. 53:00 Nickolaus Lachman, 28, Lancaster
  6. 54:19 Fred Joslyn, 36, Boiling Springs
  7. 54:38 Garrett Patrick, 28, Baltimore, MD
  8. 55:21 Jeremy Matula, 33, Lancaster
  9. 55:26 Brian Petraco, 32, Lancaster
  10. 55:45 Luis Miranda, 30, Lebanon

Top Women

  1. 1:03:36 Joanna Hayes, 35, New Cumberland
  2. 1:03:59 Teal Liu, 35, Hershey
  3. 1:04:28 Emily Fuller, 32, Mechanicsburg
  4. 1:04:34 Carly Shea, 42, Lewisburg
  5. 1:05:09 Katie Fuller, 29, Mechanicsburg
  6. 1:08:47 Jenny Yonick, 34, New Cumberland
  7. 1:10:09 Lindsay Pridgen, 29, Harrisburg
  8. 1:10:12 Kelly Leighton, 35, Harrisburg
  9. 1:13:27 Colleen Deignan, 27, Harrisburg
  10. 1:13:47 Kelly Trabosh, 43, Pottsville
Samuel Gerstenbacher #67 of Lancaster won the Capital 10 Miler men’s race in 51:48. Ryan Blood #8 was second in 52:05. Chris McCabe (running behind the leaders) moved up to third in 52:29. Josh Sadlock was fourth in 52:45, Nickolaus Lachman #119 was fifth in 53:00.
Teal Liu of Hershey led most of the race and placed second in 1:03:59.
Fleet Feet vs F and M at the Capital 10 miler. Luis Miranda #162, Brian Petraco #178, Peter Weida #237, Noah Reighard #168, David Schofield, and Fred Joslyn #102 duel along the river.
Teal Liu hears footsteps and checks out Joanna Hayes moving up in the final mile. Hayes won in 1:03:36. Liu was second in 1:03:59.
Carly Shea of Lewisburg was fourth woman overall and top master in 1:04:34.
Cem Aslan of Camp Hill was top master in 57:57.
Emily Fuller of Mechanicsburg was third woman overall in 1:04:28.
Fred Joslyn of Boiling Springs powers down the final mile to place sixth in 54:19. Garrett Patrick of Baltimore was seventh in 54:38.

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