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Mar 02

2013 Monocacy Way 5K Run Showcases Urban Trail

The Monocacy Way 5k Run, held Sunday, June 16, 2013, at 9AM,  highlights the urban trail  in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, along the Monocacy Creek.

This year 77 runners registered and there were 7 father/son or father/daughter teams.

Overall Winners: 

Men – Joseph Leeson 19:58

Women – Emilee Carr 23:51

Winners’ Prizes:

Joseph Leeson – Shiatsu Massage from Armstrong Shiatsu

Emilee Carr – Reflexology from Sandra Stola/Profiles Hair Salon

The following age group winners receive $25 gift certificates from Aardvark Sports Shop.

18 and under female winner

Julia Snyder 32:15

18 and under male

Steven Long 21:19

19-39 year old female

Maria Cereno 24:53

19-39 year old male

Andrew Henry 20:11

40-59 year old female

Heather Rogers 25:53

40-59 year old male

Shawn Luther 24:51

over 60 years old female

no competitors

over 60 years old male

Tony Karwacki 25:59

Father/daughter/son teams received special prizes from our sponsors Aardvark Sports Shops, Hello Burrito and Backdoor bakeshop.

Timing and start/finish provided by Brian Schafer

Results posted on coolrunning.com

Anyone who took pictures during this event, please share them with director@car-free.org

Register online for the 2014 Monocacy Way 5K Run

The event benefits CAT-Coalition for Appropriate Transportation trail programs to popularize the Monocacy Way.  “Thanks to the efforts of our Parks & Public Property Department we have a beautiful trail that is just a 5 minute walk from downtown,” says CAT Director, Steve Schmitt.  This event would not be possible without the very able assistance of super CAR-FREE CAT volunteers, Roy Young, Anne Connors, Lee Poole-Smith, Janneke Bos and Zoe Schmitt.

The MW5K is sponsored by the Bethlehem Police Department which stables their horses at Burnside Plantation which is the start and finish of the Run.

The Bethlehem Parks & Public Property Department maintains the Monocacy Way.

CAT-Coalition for Appropriate Transportation supports urban trails to make recreation more accessible to walkers, cyclists and those relying on public transportation.

Read about the MW5K Run held Fathers’ Day June 17, 2012

Read about the MW5K Run held Fathers’ Day, June 19, 2011

 CAR-FREE CAT homepage

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