Results & Commentary
A few highlights from the 2014 St. Luke’s Half Marathon & 5k on April 27, 2014
The St. Luke’s Half Marathon had 2,820 finishers and the 5k had 577 finishers. The St. Luke’s Youth Run had 750 budding runners participate.
Pennsylvania’s Marian Orrson finished the half marathon in a time of 1:18:43, winning for the first time in this race. Matthew Lutcza won the men’s race with a time of 1:09:32.
Kathleen Jobes, five-time winner of the St. Luke’s Half Marathon, won the 5K event in 17:38. Brandon Fritz won the men’s race with 17:09.
The 2014 St. Luke’s Half Marathon & 5k had 4,877 entrants and 3,379 finishers. There were 2,048 male entrants 2,829 female entrants.
The following states were represented in this year’s race: Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Virginia, Connecticut, Delaware, Vermont, Washington DC, Florida, Massachussettes, California, Ohio, Alabama, Colorado, Georgia, Maine, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Iowa, Louisiana, Michigan, Alaska, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, West Virginia and Puerto Rico.
We also had runners from the following countries: Germany and Canada.
Sponsored by St. Luke’s Hospital, $3,900 in prize money was awarded by the St. Luke’s Half Marathon to the top finishers.
100 fundraising spots were opened up in March to raise money for the Mobile Health Unit Centers program, a division of St. Luke’s Community Health. The mobile units provide free medical and dental care to local middle-school and high-school students who might otherwise not receive treatment. Through those 100 charity spots, $10,500 was raised and donated to the St. Luke’s MYHC.
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