Friday, September 3, 2010

Pelerin takes Ocean City 5K in 15:47 over Callinan




Ex-Villanova runner Marc Pelerin and Philadelphia Track Club veteran Ed Callinan battled to the wire in the inaugural Rose Newman Shapiro 5K in Ocean City last Saturday. Both were timed in 15:47. Here the local news story and the top-10 results.

"Ruth Newman Shapiro 5K runners take to the beach"
Tuesday, 31 August 2010

'Marc Pelerin and Katie Van Horn traveled to Ocean City for the day from the Cherry Hill area to compete in the inaugural Ruth Newman Shapiro 5K and walk event on Saturday.

Pelerin was the overall winner in 15:47 and Van Horn finished first for the women.

Pelerin, a Villanova graduate, and Van Horn, a Tennessee graduate, competed in track and cross country in college and are training for the upcoming Philadelphia Half Marathon.

After the competition, they spent the day on the North Street beach enjoying the big waves and sunshine.

“I love coming to Ocean City, there is nothing like running at the shore, and to be able to walk to the beach afterwards, it just doesn’t get any better as far as competing,” said Van Horn.

“We both needed a good race before Philadelphia next month, so it was a great opportunity,” said Pelerin. “I’ve run the course before, and to be able to come and visit friends too makes it fun. We really like coming to Ocean City.”

Top 10 Results

1 267 MARC PELERIN MARLTON NJ 26 M 15:47 5:04 MALE #1
2 270 EDWARD CALLINAN HADDONFIELD NJ 36 M 15:47 5:04
3 686 BILL HARRIS ALLENTOWN PA 37 M 17:00 5:27
4 384 DAVE OCONNELL WILLOW GROVE PA 43 M 18:11 5:50
5 675 MICHAEL ODONOVAN NYC NY 33 M 18:12 5:50
6 266 KATIE VAN HORN GLENDORA NJ 23 F 19:49 6:21 FEMALE #1
7 290 LISA RUMER MARMORA NJ 45 F 20:26 6:33
8 647 GUY LANCIANO HOPEWELL NJ 44 M 20:30 6:34
9 264 FRED GROPPER YARDLEY PA 54 M 20:41 6:38
10 672 BRIDGET PFEIFER GALLOWAY NJ 17 F 20:58 6:43

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