Harrisburg, PA, Lucky Charm 4 Miler, March 19, 2022—While neither winner Zoë Matherne or Trevor Conde wore green, most of the 648 finishers did. The Harrisburg St. Patrick’s Parade followed the new 4-mile race. In past years (2019, and prior) it had been a combo 10K/5K event. In 2020 there was no race, of course. In 2021 it was held on both weekend days on the river.
Zoë Matherne of Camp Hill, PA and Wilmington, DE won by a full minute in 23:17. Rahe Rowe of Hummelstown was second in 24:17. Teal Liu of Hershey was third in 25:20. 11-year-old Lyla Eltz of Hanover was fourth in 25:42. Katherine Shank of Camp Hill, at 59, was the first master and tenth overall in 27:54.
After running in a six-man pack for the first half on the race, Trevor Conde of Bethlehem won in 19:41. Josh Sadlock of Harrisburg was second in 19:49. Nate Romberger of Lewisberry was third in 19:50. Cem Aslan of Camp Hill was top master and ninth overall in 21:58.
Kudos to age group standout Les Bell of York at 74, winning the 70-79 group in 31:42. A special shout out to Lee McMindes of Cornwall, PA, 90, who completed the course in 1:04:15. He won the 80 and up group.
Fleet Feet-Mechanicsburg won the team title, with a dominant presence in the top ten. Lindsay Pridgen’s orange-clad “Running Realtor” team was second with a strong and most visible team.
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