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Shamrock 15K winner is Todd Buchanan of Reading, Pa.

By Dave Frederick | Mar 21, 2014
Photo by: Dave Frederick Todd Buchanan of Reading, Pa., wins the Shamrock 15K.

Fifty-eight runners braved the Shamrock Shuffle 15K/ 5K March 15 along the Junction & Breakwater Trail, with 42-year old Todd Buchanan of Reading, Pa., winning the race in a time of 52:50, which was just about a 6:04 pace for a modified course that was slightly under nine miles.

Patrick Peterson, 54, of East Islip, N.Y., was second in 56:24 followed by Lynn Danner, Cody Quig, Eric Farinas, Chris Stanley and Breck Vanderwende.

Ashley Diehl, 34, of Lewes was the women’s winner in 1:04.05, followed by Melanie Murray, 28, of Frankford in 1:04.35.

Linda Schwartz-Chi won the female masters race in 1:13.

Keren Rams, a Cape Henlopen runner and high jumper, won the women’s 5K in 23:22.  Her teammate, Rachel Best, was right behind her, clocking the same time.

Dillon Gracey was the overall winner, finishing in 17:21, followed by Rich Jones in 18:59.

 

Patrick Peterson, 52, once placed third in the New York City Marathon. (Photo by: Dave Frederick )
Lynn Danner of Ocean View ran 57:40 in the 15K. (Photo by: Dave Frederick )
Ashley Diehl of Lewes was the first woman to finish in the 15K. (Photo by: Dave Frederick )
Melonie Murray, 28, of Frankford was the second woman in the 15K. (Photo by: Dave Frederick )
Keren Rams of Cape was the women's winner in the 5K race. (Photo by: Dave Frederick )
Sammie Melvin of Georgetown is super happy to finish the 5K in 44:40. (Photo by: Dave Frederick )
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