Former Camden Catholic runner Kevin McDonnell places 12th out of more than 25,000 runners at Broad Street Run!!!!!

Kevin McDonnell, a 2008 Camden Catholic graduate, placed 12th out of more than 25,000 runners Sunday in the Broad Street Run.

McDonnell ran 49:50 in the 10-mile race down Broad Street from Central High School in Northeast Philadelphia to this year’s finish on Pattison Avenue in front of the Eagles’ practice facility. That’s 4:58 pace per mile.

McDonnell, who lives in Cherry Hill, covered his first five miles in 24:39 and his second five miles in 25:11.

According to his profile on World Athletics’ web site, this was McDonnell’s first-ever 10-mile road race.

He has track PRs of 14:03.52 for 5,000 meters in Williamsburg, Va., and 29:16.01 for 10,000 meters in Lewisburg, Pa., both in 2013.

On the roads, he PR’d at 5K in April with a 15:01 in Boston and in the marathon with a 2:28.43 in January in Houston. Among his other road PRs are a 30:51 for 10K in Camden in 2013 and 1:07.54 half-marathon in Hardeeville, S.C., in December.

McDonnell ran for St. Joe’s and placed 10th in the 10,000 at the 2013 NCAA Championships in Eugene, Ore. He won the 2012 Atlantic 10 10,000  in Amherst, Mass.

Also in the top-100 were Nick Crits of Swedesboro [31st in 51:56], former Paul VI runner Michael Rankin [38th in 52:32], former Hammonton runner Shawn McBride of Haddon Township [45th in 52:52], Tyler Fisher of Cherry Hill [50th in 52:56], Tim Malloy of Cinnaminson [72nd in 54:18], John Wiseman of Thorofare [80th in 54:52] and Brett Milden of Blackwood [97th in 55:43].

Top South Jersey finisher in the women’s race was Erica Green of Collingswood, who placed 18th in 58:26.

Also in the top 100: Katie Florio of Cherry Hill [27th in 59:36], former Millville runner Amanda Eller of Woodbine [36th in 1:01.31], Emily Schaeffer of Avalon [49th in 1:02.42], former Washington Township runner Dina Iacone [53rd in 1:03.17], Jessica Pescatore of Mullica Hill [92nd in 1:06.36] and Jessica Rosetti of Ocean City [94th in 1:06.41].


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