Book It! 5K Run Winners Announced

4-7 Book It! 5k Starting Line

On a cool April Fools’ morning, 191 runners and more walkers participated in the first annual Book It! 5k Run/Walk, from Helen Kate Furness Library to Swarthmore Public Library, followed by festivities in Central Park. Organizer Karen Robinson said, “It was a fantastic day and an amazing fundraiser for our local libraries. A huge thank you to everyone who made this race a success!”

Book It! 5K Run Winners
(1st, 2nd and 3rd place)

Overall Male: Andrew Hooper (M, 45), 18:44; Brandon Lausch (M, 32), 19:15; Andrew Manwaring (M,16), 20:59.

Overall Female: Anna Filipczak (F, 37), 21:39; Lisa Victorius (F, 29), 22:07; Morgan McErlean (F, 13), 23:10.

Age Group Awards

Male – Under 11 years: Zane Koogler (M, 9), 24:37; Louis Parker (M, 10), 27:08; Chance Loomis (M, 10), 29:26.

Female – Under 11 years: Marley Feinberg (F, 10), 25:54; Lily Newport (F, 8), 31:57.

Male – 11-19: Andrew Manwaring (M, 16), 20:59; Sawyer Bock (M, 12), 23:53; John Hardy (M, 12), 25:01.

Thirteen year-old Morgan McErlean of Swarthmore won first place in the female ages 11-19 category and came in third overall among female finishers in the Book It! Run.

Thirteen year-old Morgan McErlean of Swarthmore won first place in the female ages 11-19 category and came in third overall among female finishers in the Book It! Run.

Female – 11-19: Morgan McErlean (F, 13), 23:10; Chloe Costa Baker (F, 12), 25:42; Amber Duncan (F, 18), 28:44.

Male – 20-39: Brandon Lausch (M, 32), 19:15; Stuart Lewis (M, 35), 24:02; Ben Obrien (M, 31), 24:23.

Female – 20-39: Lisa Victorius (F, 29), 22:07; Annie Thorne (F, 32), 23:19; Hilary Lear (F, 33), 23:49.

Male – 40-59: Thomas Morton (M, 44), 21:31; Rob Noll (M, 52), 22:43; Michael Rinaldi (M, 40), 22:58.

Female – 40-59: Rebecca Ball (F, 41), 26:11; Samina Iqbal (F, 40), 26:15; Kelly Pennoni (F, 48), 26:15.

Male – 60+: Rich Flanagan (M, 64), 23:13; Michael Palazzo (M, 60), 26:39; Steve Imbriglia (M, 62), 30:10.

Female – 60+: Nancy Robinson (F, 62), 30:16.

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