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Lions 5K a roaring success

To the Community:

Congratulations and thanks to all of the runners and walkers who participated in last Sunday’s 18th Annual Swarthmore Charity Fun-Fair 5K sponsored by the Swarthmore Lions Club and the Swarthmore Rotary Club. It turned out to be a beautiful day and the storms that had been forecast held off.

The women’s overall winners were 1.) Chloe Brown (22:26), 2.) Adrianna Borgia (22:54), and 3.) Lisa Bonacquisti (25:23).

The men’s overall winners were 1.) Colin Bodels (18:50), 2.) Blanton Dunn (19:57), and 3.) Devin Zuczek (20:12).

The female age group winners were 1.) Kellee Dwyer (10 and under); 1.) Anastacia Milana and 2.) Eden Kaplisky (11-13); 1.) Suzanne Gildea, 2.) Hope Davis, and 3.) Michele-Olivia Francois (20-29); 1.) Julianne Barclay, 2.) Kate Sanders, and 3) Jeanna Vanni (30-39), 1.) Emma Lefkowitz and 2.) Abby Deans (40-49); 2.) and 1.) Joanne Malon (50-59).

The male age group winners were 1.) John Stephanson, Dugan Smith, and 3.) Desmond Dears (10 and under); 1.) Willem Slootmaker (14-19); 1.) Taylor Ward, 2.) Joel Brody, and 3.) Dave Gildea (30-39); 1.) Scott Greuser, 2.) Doug Bonacquisti, and 3.) Tim Smith (40-49); 1.) Michael Stack, 2.) Doug Milana, and 3.)Tim Doughery (50-59); and 1.) Tracy Bouvette, 2.) Michel Francois, and 3.) Terry Britt (60+).

The overall Team trophy went to Team Pilates Connexion. If you did not receive your medal, please send an email to Full race results are now posted on

I would like to recognize Swarthmore Rotarians and the Fun-Fair Director Joe Lesniak for their generous support of the race. Special thanks to Gina Sheehan, Faculty Advisor of the Ridley High School Leos Club, and the Leo volunteers who marshaled and served refreshments at the finish line. Many thanks to Swarthmore Police Chief Ray Stufflet for keeping the streets safe. Ben and Michelle from Chester County Running Company did a great job with the race timing and the race results. We also thank Susan Eager and Swarthmore College for allowing us to run through the campus.

Finally, thanks to fellow Lions and friends Jeff Bergstrom, the Dickey family, Greg and Ashlyn Milbourne, Tom and Kevin Dillon, Paul Fischer, and Tim Logue and family for their help with the race. We look forward to seeing you at the Swarthmore Lions Independence Eve 8K on Wednesday, July 3. 

Jim Ryan
Swarthmore Lions Club 

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Thanks, Library supporters