Scranton Race for the Cure 5K Run results
Top 3 finishers
1. Jacob Shoemaker, 28, Philadelphia, 17:12
2. Mark Arzie, 17, Jermyn, 17:21
3. Brian Conniff, 56, Moscow, -8:29
First male cancer survivor to finish: Andy Wallace, 61, S Abington Twp.
Top 3 Female finishers
1. Kathleen Casey, 23, Dickson City, 18:57
2. Kristen Wilce,29, Old Forge, 21:24
3. Patti Betti, 47, Moscow, 21:53
First female cancer survivor to finish: Lindee Kent, 52, Prompton.
5K Fun Walk results
Overall winner: John Wills, 73, Mountain Top,
First male cancer survivor to finish: Fiore Mattei, 70, Old Forge.
Female winner: Ruth Anne Brudnicki, 52, Taylor.
First female cancer survivors to finish: Kim Hromek, 44, W. Pittston and Margee Hromek, 48, Exeter.
Field: Aprox. 1,000 runners and 4,000 walkers. Starter and timing: Hermes Sports and Events (www.hermescleveland.com). Race director: Michele Tierney.
Saturday: United One Resources Fall Harveys Lake 8.1 Mile Run Round the Lake and 5K Run at 9 a.m. at Grotto Pizza, Sunset, Harveys Lake. Info: Rich Pais, 570 814-0346
Sunday: 27th annual Ronald McDonald House of Scranton 5K Run/Walk at 10:15 a,m. at Nay Aug Park, Scranton.
Sunday, Oct. 13: Steamtown Marathon, starting at Forest City Regional High School at 8 a.m. and finishing at Courthouse Square, downtown Scranton. Info: 570 963-6363.
Saturday, Oct. 19: 3rd annual Catholic Youth Back Mountain Fall 5K Run/Walk at 9:30 a.m. at Gate of Heaven Church, Machell Ave., Dallas. Info: John Martino, 570 778- 9165.
Sunday, Oct. 27: Wyoming Valley Striders 26th annual (5.5 mile) Fall Trail Run at 1 p.m. at the pavilion — near the boat launch area — at Frances Slocum State Park,Kingston Twp. Info: Vince Wojnar, 570 474-5363.