Results & Commentary
A few highlights from the 2013 St. Luke’s Half Marathon & 5k on April 28, 2013
2013 was a record year for both the St. Luke’s Half Marathon and St. Luke’s 5k. The half marathon had 3,341 finishers and the 5k had 566 finishers. The St. Luke’s Youth Run had 525 budding runners participate.
Pennsylvania’s Kathleen Jobes finished in a time of 1:21:04, winning for the fifth time in this race. In the men’s race Ian Walsh won the men’s race with a time of 1:10:16.
The 2013 St. Luke’s Half Marathon & 5k had 4,793 entrants and 3,907 finishers. There were 2,037 male entrants 2,840 female entrants.
The following states were represented in this year’s race: Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Virginia, Massachusettes, Delaware, Florida, Connecticut, North Carolina, California, Washington D.C., Michigan, Ohio, Texas, Vermont, Illinois, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Louisiana, Missouri, Tennessee, Washington, Arizona, Georgia, Utah and West Virginia.
We also had runners from the following countries: Denmark, Great Britain and Brazil.
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 mid-February 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.
|PAST FINISHERS – BY THE NUMBERS|
John Kagwe (1995), 1:05:49
Anne Marie Lauck (1998), 1:15:49
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