2005 – September – CHA Annual Cross Country Classic

2005 – September – CHA Annual Cross Country Classic

01 Race organization was in the very capable hands of Melanie Wright.
02 Runners got all sorts of goodies at the Cross Country Classic including t-shirts and food. Leslie and Melanie supervise.
03 Runners take off at the start. Far left, David Granger and Greg Nash ran side by side for the whole race.
04 Runners were a blur as they leave Chesttnut Hill playing fields and start out on the course.
05 A bunch of high school runners jumped into the race to test some of the old timers, like Fred Kenney at the back of this pack.
06 Mary Pat MacFarland was super strong going up the inclines.
07 Greg leads David with about 3/4’s of a mile to go.
08 Matt ran a steady race grabbing fourth place for the Wanderers.
09 David heads for the finish with Greg 10 yards back and Churck Shields a distant third.
10 Matt fought bravely through the harsh humidity.
11 Defending champ Bob Rimkis heads for home.
12 Terry Delph, former 50-55 age group national cross country champ, crosses the finish line.
13 Mary Pat kicks into high gear with the end in sight.
14 Kevin Plummer, head of the Chestnut Hill Academy Middle School, was looking good on the homestretch.
15 Wanderers organization for the race was a well-oiled machine.
16 Gillen Matlack lead from start to finish in the high school race. By the way, Gillen was less than two seconds faster than David Granger in the open race.
17 Tomato pie was a big favorite. Jennifer, with sunglasses, was running in the Philadelphia Distance Run the next day, and abstained.
18 Gillen Matlack hits tape in first place in the high school race. He won by more than a minute.
19 Ned Cunningham was the top Chestnut Hill Academy finisher. He finished ninth.
20 Peter Cardosa of Chestnut Hill Academy finished a solid 19 out of more than 150 runners.
21 Kevin MaGuire of Chestnut Hill ran a strong race finishing in 19:32.
22 Mike Fitzgee crosses the finish line in 19:45.
23 The runners enjoyed the Wanderers food and drinks.

2017-04-13T04:01:01+00:00September 13th, 2005|Photo Galleries|