By Clay Shaw
YWCA Race Against Racism 5K, Lancaster, PA, April 30, 2022—It’s been almost three full years since a big race took place in Downtown Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The YWCA Race Against Racism 5K returned to the city streets in a big way with over 2700 registrants. A very cool band, food trucks on Lime Street, vendors in Musser Park, and great running weather made the RAR return a joyful event.
Christopher Myers of Lancaster, who ran the Boston Marathon twelve days ago, won in 15:22. Myers said on his Strava account: “Legs felt surprisingly smooth. Lungs were burning. Definitely not an easy course. Happy with this!”
Josh Sadlock of Harrisburg was second in 15:28. Omari Daughtridge of Fort Washington, MD was third in 15:43, after leading for nearly two miles. Ty Stump of Camp Hill was fourth in 15:52. Alex Pearson of Hummelstown was fifth in 15:52. Evan Sandt of Conestoga, 52, led the masters in 18:45.
Zoe Matherne of Wilmington, Delaware won with a final surge to the finish line, in 17:38. Katie O’Regan of Lititz, the 2017 Race Against Racism champ, battled the entire way and finished second in 17:43. Rachel Rowe of Hummelstown was third in 18:38. Julie Halteman of Elizabethtown was fourth in 19:06. Leah Maher of New Providence was fifth in 19:10. Holly Nash of Elizabethtown was top master in 22:22.
Some very remarkable senior times worth noting were Walter Newcomer, 66, of Manheim in 20:14. Mimi Newcomer, 63, of Lancaster in 22:54, Les Bell, 75, of York in 24:18, Heidi Moebius, 83, of Lancaster in 32:00, and Bob Horst, 91, of Lancaster in 47:05.
- 17:38 Zoe Matherne, 25, Wilmington, DE
- 17:43 Katie O”Regan, 37, Lititz, PA
- 18:39 Rachel Rowe, 28, Hummelstown, PA
- 19:06 Julie Halteman, 29, Elizabethtown, PA
- 19:10 Leah Mayer, 30, New Providence, PA
- 19:16 Becca Johnson, 27, Lancaster, PA
- 19:36 Sarah Jordan, 35, Lancaster, PA
- 20:10 Rebecca Doner, 32, Mt Wolf, PA
- 20:46 Priscilla Mussa, 37, Lancaster, PA
- 20:49 Bryanna Urban, 25, Lititz, PA15
- 15:22 Christopher Myers, 24, Lancaster, PA
- 15:28 Josh Sadlock, 32, Harrisburg, PA
- 15:43 Omari Daughtridge, 35, Fort Washington, MD
- 15:52 Ty Stump, 31, Camp Hill, PA
- 16:10 Alex Pearson, 36, Hummelstown, PA
- 16:38 Peter Weida, 29, Lancaster, PA
- 16:48 Scott Roth, 38, Lancaster, PA
- 16:55 William Murray, 29, Lancaster, PA
- 17:33 Eric Denlinger, 25, Lancaster, PA
- 17:57 Hunter Gehman, 17, Mt Joy, PA
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