Fitzgerald’s 5K Lager Run

The first runner crossed  the Fitzgerald’s 5K Lager Run finish line at 15:17.55 lsat night in Glen Ridge.  Youssef Rochdi, 28, from Morris Plains scored the win.

First place female went to Elena Rozhko,39,  of Morristown.  Afterwards, the 1,050 runners gathered at Hurrell Field for the awards ceremony.

“We don’t give out trophys or plaques for the Lager Run,” said Event Organizer Dan Murphy. “We award beer mugs, something every winner can use.”

All proceeds from the Lager Run go to the Glen Ridge Community Fund.  Close to home finishers  were 8th place Reid Hawkins, 16, Glen Ridge, 22nd place Paul Gilliano 49, Bloomfield  and Marcus Well, 18 , from Upper Montclair came in 29th.

Event Sponsor Dave Fitzgerald clocked in at an impressive 22:53.69 , Glen Ridge Borough Prosecutor Elizabeth Brewster scored 4th in her age group with a time of 35:15.92. and Baristanet’s Deb  deserves a big  atagirl for finishing at 1045th place.  Hey, she wasn’t  the last runner in.

Check out all the scores here.

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