Brian Crowl won the Firecracker Fun Run July 4, finishing the new route in 18:10.09. The first female finisher was Lindsay McTague, who crossed the start-finish line, near the corner of Hall and West North Street, about six minutes later. Pictured is a scene from the starting line, in which Crowl (166) is seen near the left edge and McTague (17) is seen near the right.
GRANGEVILLE Brian Crowl won the 2017 Firecracker Fun Run July 4, finishing the new route in 18:10.09. The first female finisher was Lindsay McTague, who crossed the start-finish line, near the corner of Hall and West North Street, about six minutes later.
Organizers listed the top 100 finishers and times online at http://www.syringahospital.org/fun-run-results.html.
The top five overall included Adam Wonnacott (second, 19:28.9), Joe McGuigan (third, 20:40), Jake Meyer (fourth, 21:22.2) and Mickey Nelson (fifth, 22:19.7).
McTague placed 10th overall in 24:37.5, followed in the female division by Lori Courtright (second, 24.43), Kelly Collins (third, 24:59.5), Jill Armrick (fourth, 25:36.5) and Hayley Lambert (fifth, 25:50.4).
In the youngest girls age group (up to age 12), Jayleigh Schwartz placed first in 30:17. Tops among the youngest boys was Grasyon Albers (27:50.5).
McTague topped the teenage girls group and Wonnacott topped the teenage boys group.
Christa Peterson (31:13.7) paced women ages 19-29 and Meyer paced that men’s group.
Armrick led the 30-39 women and Crowl led the 30-39 men. In the 40-49 division, Kristin McTague ran the lead time (27:07.5) and Mike Connolley led the men (30:10.5).
Courtright led the 50-59 women and George Fischer (26:05.9) led the 50-59 men.
John Stegner was the only male with a recorded time (24:13.7) in the 60-69 age group and Lark Hall finished first in that women’s division in 29:54.9.
No females ages 70 or older had times, and Greg Skinner (27:20.0) had the fastest time among the oldest men to race.