Moorestown’s Kevin McDonnell won the Captain Bill Gallagher Island 10-Mile Run Saturday in Sea Isle City by nearly a minute.
McDonnell, a former Camden Catholic and St. Joe’s runner, covered the 10-mile course in 54:21.57. David Dorsey of Philadelphia was second in 55:10.63. The course is partially on the boardwalk but mainly on hard-packed sand on the beach at low tide.
Pat McCurry, a graduate of Hammonton and the 2016 NJAC steeplechase champion for Rowan, was 3rd in 57:50.40, and Sterling and St. Joe’s graduate Jimmy Daniels placed 4th in 57:55.93. Shawn McBride, who also ran for Hammonton and now lives in Haddon Township, took 4th in 58:09.06.
McDonnell and Dorsey went 1-2 in last year’s race as well, McDonnell winning in 56:34.16 and Dorsey 2nd in 57:19.76.
The top South Jersey finishers in the women’s race were Rebecca Millar of Woodbine and Ocean City High School and Amanda Eller of Woodbine and Millville and Monmouth. Millar was 5th in 71:12.89 and Eller 6th in 71:25.37.
Matt Hoffman, a rising junior at Ocean City, won the men’s 16-and-under age group race in 70:04.78, 23 seconds ahead of Cedar Creek rising junior Matthew Winterbottom.
Kelli Velez of Haddon Township won the women’s 40-44 age group by over five minutes in 90:55.45, and Joyce Phillips of Mount Laurel was first in the women’s 45-49 race in 78:46.72.
John Thomson of Cape May Courthouse won the men’s 55-59 race in 75:41.89,
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