Shawnee graduate Herr places 29th at Broad Street; McGlinchey 13th woman; Palumbo runs 1:05!!!

Shawnee graduate Connor Herr placed 29th overall Sunday in the Broad Street Run in 53:53, an average of 5:21 per mile for the 10-mile race down Broad Street in Philadelphia.

Herr, who ran collegiately at Cornell before a post-grad cross country season at Michigan, finished 16th among Americans and seventh in the 21-24 age group, where he was fourth among Americans.

Herr, an 8:53 steeplechaser in college, came through three miles in 14:43, five miles in 25:30 and seven miles in 36:43.

Another runner with Shawnee connections, former Shawnee runner and Shawnee coach Dana Palumbo, ran 1:05.02, placing 16th in the women’s 30-34 age division. That’s her fastest time ever in three tries at Broad Street.

One-time Lenape runner Brad Bisinger, who ran on Lenape’s Millrose-champion 4-by-4 team and was also a two-time Burlington County XC champ and a Northeast Conference XC champ at Monmouth, placed sixth in the men’s 35-39 age group in 57:20.

Bisinger, who had not run a race of any distance in seven years, placed 101st overall.

Former West Deptford High star Meghan McGlinchey was sixth in the 25-29 group in 59:39 and was the top overall South Jersey woman, placing 13th overall among all women.

Washington Township High School junior Sean Smithson placed fourth in the 16-and-under division in 1:02.29. One-time Woodbury High standout Geoffrey Shute ran 56:15 for fourth in the 40-44 age group. Joe Hegge of Delanco took seventh in the 45-49 division in 59:08.

The men’s 55-59 age group was loaded with South Jersey runners, with Jim Sery of Clarksboro, K.J, Laidig of Haddonfield and Mickey Rosati of Haddon Heights placing third through fifth in 1:03.15, 1:03.42 and 1:04.15.

Tom Fisher of Pennsauken ran 1:06.47 at 64 years old, second to Robert Reynolds of Flourtown in the 60-64 division. Seth Bergman of Glassboro placed fifth in the 65-69 division in 1:16.04.

Lou Dwyer of Cape May ran 1:25.57 at 73 years old, good for sixth in the 70-74 age group. Mike Salay of Mansfield Township won the 75-79 age group with a remarkable time of 1:31.03, more than two minutes ahead of second-place Jerry Gornish of Bala Cynwyd.

Other women’s results: Christina Fath of Sewell and Washington Township ran 1:11.53 for seventh in the 17-20 age group. Emelia Perry of Cherry Hill was ninth in the 21-24 division in 1:06.17. In 35-39 women, Rosemary Selby of Haddon Township and Shannon Oberg of Woodlynne placed seventh and eighth in 1:07.03 and 1:07.04, both in the top 100 women overall.

Sylvia Smith of Haddon Township took seventh in the 50-54 women’s age division in 1:15.21. Patricia Jordan of Longport was fifth in 55-59 in 1:13.03. In the 60-64 age group, Linda Lehn of Ocean City ran fifth in 1:20.13. Jean Smith of Vineland and Nancy Horrigan of Ocean City both placed in the 65-69 division, Smith fifth in 1:32.55 and Horrigan 10th in 1:39.40. Joy Hampton of Clarksburg placed second in 70-74 in 1:31.29, and Lorraine Cephus of Cherry Hill — 87 years old — finished third in the 80-and-over group in 3:27.15.

Other South Jersey men in the overall top 100: David Armento (Medford, 56:46, 86th), Adin Mickle (Somerdale, 56:48, 88th) and Miles Devine (Haddonfield, 56:50, 90th).

Other South Jersey women in the women’s top 100: Meghan Coyle (Bellmawr, 1:05.49, 59th), Noelle Bisinger (Audubon, 1:06.50, 82nd), Jill Pomykacz (Laurel Springs, 1:06.59, 89th)


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