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Carol Giampietro won her age group in the 9th Annual Fighting Irish 5K, held along Philadelphia's Wissahickon on Mar. 17.   Her time was 22:46.

Caesar Rodney Half Marathon Finishers, March 25

  • Jay Coughenour, 1:19:01, 3rd AG
  • Eric Larsen, 1:29:31
  • Lee Kauffman, 1:30:52
  • Adam Singer, 1:31:40
  • Bobby B., 1:33:05
  • Kirsten Belair, 1:33:27
  • Frank Pagliaro, 1:37:25
  • Doug Adelman, 1:41:52
  • Bill Gambogi, 1:55:02
  • Nikolas Toocheck finished in 10th place in the 19 and under age group at the Garden Spot Village Half Marathon.  The race was held March 31 in Lancaster, PA.   He finished in under 2:50 setting a new PR.


    Intrepid DRC Runners tackled the 36.2-mile Brandywine End to End Hike on April 14. Finishers were:

  • Jeff Kammerzelt, 5:41, 2nd OA
  • Kelan Wieloch, 5:54, 3rd OA
  • Frank Sutman, 6:00, 4th OA
  • Also shown below new friend Jim Duffy, 5th OA
  • Marty Lessner, 6th OA, 8:19
  • Rachel Sawicki, 7th OA, 8:19

  • "Hottest ever" Boston Marathon club finishers from April 16:

  • Chris Monigle, 3:41:00
  • Lee Kauffman, 3:45:51
  • Carol Giampietro, 3:57:13
  • Cajun Mike Bullinger, 4:25:28
  • Doug White, 6:15:38
  • In the accompanying Boston Marathon 5K, Erin Giampietro set a PR of 20:30 and placed 3rd in her age group!

    Pennsylvania's Tough Mudder, April 28th

    A team from Delaware competed and finished the Tough Mudder in the Poconos on Sat. April 28th.  Team members were Lisa and Fred Jalot, Carol Giampietro and Chuck Woerner.  The course was 12+ miles with 27 obstacles over half of which were involved freezing water.   Morning temp hovered around the freezing mark rising to a high in the upper 40's with partial sun.   Times were not recorded but finishers received a beer, a tech-shirt and a Tough Mudder headband.   The race benefits the Wounded Warrior Program.

    Also on April 28th, Andy Wills and Lori Shiflett finished the Triple Crown Trail Half Marathon, held in White Clay Creek State Park.   Andy finished in 1:49:25.   Lori won her age group and finished in 2:03:44.

    Eric Larsen posted an awesome 1:05:55 in the May 6th Broad Street Run 10-miler.

    Carol Giampietro, Carole Feole, Sheri Herrmann, and Lisa Jalot were the first overall female team to complete the May 13th Delaware Marathon 4-person Relay.   Their combined time was 3:16:41, competing as the "Master Offroad Racers".   Erin Giampietro placed third in her age group in the accompanying half marathon in 1:43:16, her first attempt at the distance.

    Doug Adleman finished the May 27th Vermont City Marathon, held in Burlington, VT, in a time of 3:52:54.

    Congratulations to Mo Leffler for placing second age group and fourth overall woman in the June 2nd North Face Challenge 50K.   The race was held in suburban Washington, DC.   Mo's time was 5:27:12.

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