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Updated on March 03, 2008

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E. Murray Todd Half Marathon

Photos - Results

Finish Photos in time order. 

The Start of this Year's E. Murray Todd Half Marathon

It was a glorious sunny day for this year's E. Murray Todd Half Marathon held in Lincroft, NJ.  The start and finish at Brookdale Community College with a winding course with several challenging hills along the way.

The overall winners were Craig Segal (shown on the left) of Holmdel in a time of 1:09:24 followed by Dave Slavinski in 1:11:18.  For the Women it was Bridget McCarthy (on the right) in a time of 1:25:09 followed by Dinae DeOlivera of Pt Pleasant in a time of 1:27:44.

Many of the runners were using the race as a tune up for all the spring marathons such as Boston and for the Jersey Shore Marathon Distance Run to be held on April 19th.

Among the many club finishers were: Mick Morris  1:25:42, Es Alburtus  1:27:21, Jennifer Gunn  1:33:10,  Ken Vercammen  1:32:09,  Martin McEnroe 1:50:03,  Grreg Medina  1:20:48,  Bob Cavallaro  1:46:10,  Mike Washakowski  1:46:15,  Leslie McKernan  1:41(3ag),  Alison Baker  1:49:30, Danielle Matuch  1:52,  Mark Griggs  1:44:53,  Sarah Wright  2:01:15,  John Contract  1:49:00,  Tim Jackson  1:58:23,  Will DeRoberts  1:24:47, Rob list  2:12:28, Karen Robinson  1:33:34,  Kevin Gaine 1:31:33,  Dianne DeOliveira  1:27:44,  Derlan Palmer  2:14:37,  Marge Ascari  1:56:07,  Susan Grant  2:06:50,  Javier Danier  1:54:20,  Marty Dugan 1:53,  Amber Hart  1:31:55, Alisa Hagenberg  1:54,  Gabby Barrett  1:34:45,  William Aramando  1:32:45, Douglas Hawkins Jr 2:47:15,  Anthony Natale  2:29:32,  Alison McKenna  2:02:10, Larry Perlberg 144:13, Jim Murphy 2:09:34, Paul Rogers  1:55:32, Joe Coccarao  1:49:29

More March Madness

Saturday, March 8, 5K, 11:00 am, Halfway to Breille Day, 5K with 1 Mile Fun Run, Brielle, NJ. NEW EVENT - Post Race Party at Brielle Fire House - Food, Refreshments, Random Prizes. Online registration at jerseyrunner

Saturday, March 22, 5K, 11:00 am, Sgt. Pat's 5K, with kids' races, Long Branch, NJ, 19th annual JSRC event, 10th year in honor of slain police officer.

Farewell Party Photos

Belmar St Patrick's Day Parade

Parade Photos

Hooters to Hooters Half Marathon

Carolyn Hammel  2:05:12

Mayor's Cross Country 5K

Frank Pelcher 27:12(3ag)

Sarasota Half Marathon

Frank Pelcher 2:12:16

Club Meeting 

The Club's Monthly meeting was held on Tuesday, February 26th.  Presiding was our new President Tim Mahoney.  Tim thanked all the outgoing officers and introduced the incoming slate of officers.  At the conclusion of the meeting a drawing was held for gift certificates to local restaurants - Pete & Elda's, Kelly"s, Surf Taco,  Boathouse.  The winners were Tom Hanaran (this was his first club meeting),  Marti Stetter, Dave Zurheide, Corey Lowel and Carolyn Hammel.  This will be a regular feature of all future meetings - so come on out next month and you might win.  Our next meeting is scheduled for Monday, March 31st at Ross's Dockside in Sea Bright.  Details to follow.

More Sad News

Liz Maggio's Father Passed away today - February 25 after a valiant fight against liver cancer. Arrangements will be posted.

Sad News

Pam Caucino's Mother passed away on Sunday Morning.  Following are the arrangements:

O'Brien Funeral Home, 505 Burnt Tavern Road (one block off Rt 70 east),  Brick, NJ  08724,  (732) 899-8600.  Tuesday 2-4, 7-9 Wed - Mass & Funeral  on Wed at St Martha's Church in Point Pleasant at 9:30 AM, Helen Okolita

ORC Winter Series

Photos - Photo Show

Start of the Final Week of the Ocean Running Club Winter Series 

Among the Club Participants: John Zingis 40:03, Ralph Garfield

Plunge for Special Olympics

Photos - Photo Show

Some of the 3000 plus participants in the NJ Special Olympics Polar Bear Plunge in Seaside Heights

You can support Special Olympics at the Jersey Shore Relay - The Relay, Jersey Shore Marathon Distance Run and 3 Mile Fitness Walk on April 19, 2008. Spots in the Relay are filling up - so register your team now as it will close out when we reach our limit.

Coming Up

Sunday, March 2, 13.1 Miles, E. Murray Todd Half Marathon, Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, NJ

Saturday, March 8, 5K, 11:00 am, Halfway to Breille Day, 5K with 1 Mile Fun Run, Brielle, NJ. NEW EVENT - Post Race Party at Brielle Fire House - Food, Refreshments, Random Prizes. Online registration at jerseyrunner

Saturday, March 22, 5K, 11:00 am, Sgt. Pat's 5K, with kids' races, Long Branch, NJ, 19th annual JSRC event, 10th year in honor of slain police officer.

Saturday, April 5, Fun Run - 9 AM - 5K - 10 AM, Run With Eagles 5KOn Line Application, Allentown, NJ, RunWithEagles, 610-533-7524

Tuesday Night Run Shifts

Kick Off on March 11 at Shore Runner in Pier Village

We will be shifting the Tuesday Group Run to Shore Runner in Pier Village on March 11th to coincide with the start of Daylight Savings time. We will meet at Shore Runner in Pier Village at 6 PM and do run of 3 to 6 miles.

Shore Runner will also help us celebrate by offering complimentary refreshments and a special 20% discount on that night. 15% all other times.

So come on out to kick off the start of a great Tuesday Run in Long Branch.  All paces and abilities welcome.  

McLoone's Running Store to Re-Open

McLoone's Running Store in the Grove in Shrewsbury will be re-opening on February 22 after extensive remodeling.  Stop by and check it out - as always Club members get a 10% Discount.

Port Orange 5K

Barbara Brennan  20:54(2nd F)

Falcon 5K

Frank Pelcher 26:18

Manasquan Beach Run

Photos - Award Winners

Start and finish photos in time order - check your finishing time.

Some of 1200 Plus Runners at the Start of the Manasquan Beach Run

Dave DeMonico ( shown finishing on the left) was the men's winner in a time 10:40 of and for the women it was Diane DeOlivera ( shown finishing on the right) in a time of.12:18.  Over 1200 runners participated in the race. 

After the run a  hearty group dived into the ocean for a plunge after the race.

Runners were treated to a post race buffet and party at Leggett's after the race where awards were presented to the top tem male and female finishers.

Among the many club finishers were:  Adam Nalven 11:20 (2ndOA),  Laura Rhatigan  12:35, Tim Mahoney  13:01,  Matt Schafer  13:56,  Leslie McKernan 14:52, Mark Griggs 14:19, Jaime Gallagher 16:49, Bob Hayes 21:46, Marty Fitzpatrick 12:58, Nicole Stallone 17:01,   Paulette Stallone 17:02, Peter Connors 20:22

Congratulations to all the runners, all the many volunteers and the organizers.

Tess, Jim and Lauren before they dived into the Cold Atlantic Ocean.

South Carolina Marathon

Diana Burton  5:20:33

Ocean Running Club Winter Series - 4 Miles

Ralph Garfield  29:30(2ag)

Scrub Jay 5K

Frank Pelcher 26:22

Spring Lake Sold Out

The Spring Lake 5 Race is now sold out and is not accepting any more applications.

Information on applying through local charities will be posted on the Spring Lake 5 Web Site soon.

Run the Beach in Manasquan

See Last Year's Photos - More Photos 

Saturday, Feb 16,  2 Miles, Mid-Winter Beach Run & Walk, 11:00 am,  Manasquan, New Jersey

Get out this Saturday in Manasquan for the Annual Beach Run.  Always an exciting and fun event.  Watch for race photos on this site after the race.

Club Party and Awards

Officers for 2008 Elected


Bill Koch introduces the new officers for 2008.  From Left - President Elect Tim Mahoney, Vice President Jerry Frazee followed by various officers, Jim Buckler, Jane Erbe, Laura Schneider, Raman Lakshmanan, Mindy Brady and Bob Both 

It was an awesome evening at the Barclay in Belmar as the Jersey Shore Running Club celebrated another successful year.  Our outgoing President Erik MacKellar was the Master of Ceremonies and he presented numerous awards and introduced the many celebrities and special guest of the club. The partying continued with lots of food, drinking and dancing.  Afterwards the festivities continued at Bar Anticipation and St Stephens. The party was not over however as a hearty group made it over to Barry's for Breakfast to celebrate with Tim Mahoney on his election. Tim indicated that despite his running mate on the "Orange Party" loss as a vice president - there will be a position for Pat Ford in his administration.

Clarence Lurch was honored for a Lifetime Achievement Award.


Open Male – Luciano Oliveira

Open Female – Diane Petruzelli and Karen Charles

 Masters Male – Chris Wilcox and Pat Ford

Masters Female – Gabby Barrett

 Veteran Male – Ralph Garfield

Veteran Female – Marilyn Ryder

 Most Improved Male – Tim Mahoney

Most Improved Female – Diane D’Olivera

RRCA Volunteer Awards - Presented by NJ Rep - Dave DeMonico

Al Lesiak,  Beth Patterson and Bonnie Puschel


Volunteer of the Year – Al Lesiac

 Sponsor of the Year – Outback Steakhouse of Middletown

 Comeback Award – Jack Cheer

Hospitality Award – Deal Fire House

 CPR/AED Instruction – Lou Celmer

Dick Cheney (Vice President) Award – Jerry Frazee

 IRS Abatement (Treasurer) Award – Liz Ireland

 Speed Typist (Secretary) – Laura Schneider

 Blue Pencil (Newsletter Editor) Award – Barbara Hay

Technical Wizardry Award – Raman Lakshmanan

 Art Direction Award – Bob Both

 Road Rash & Recovery Award – Mary Moriarty


Tim Mahoney - 9/11 Memorial Run 
Bob Both (2) - Jersey Shore Relay and the Wall Summer Series 
Jack and Diane Cheer - Brielle Day 10K 
Mike Washakowski - Pre-Fathers’ Day 5K 
Mark Griggs - Hashathon 
Jerry Frazee - Lake Como 5K 
Dave Zurheide - Navesink Challenge 
Elaine Hartung and John MacGillivray - Women’s Running 101 Program 
Phil Hinck - Sgt. Pat’s 5K 
Penny Hinck - Saturday in the Park 
Liz Ireland - Sunday Bodman Run 
Tom Morrison & Mary Moriarty - Trick or Trot 
Steve Apostolocus and Charlotte Barry - Cross Country Coordinators 


Terry McKean, Carly DePolo, Donna Chevrolet, Peggy McKean after the Disney Marathon in Orlando

Light the Night

Info here

Morning Runs in South Brunswick

Get Info Here

FARC Winter Series

Ken Veercammen 19:22; 19:18;  19:21; 19:11

Spring Lake 5

Near Limit - Sign Up Today

The Spring Lake 5 is nearly at its limit and will most likely close within the week.  So if you want to run and are not registered - register on line now

Take the Plunge

Seaside Heights - February 23rd

Join over 2,500 participants as they make the dive into the icy Atlantic Ocean to benefit the athletes of Special Olympics New Jersey! Plunge takes place at the Aztec Ocean Resort, Seaside Heights, NJ. For additional information click here.

Polar Bear Results Posted

NY GIANTS 17 - Patriots 14

Super Bowl Party

Photo Album

Congrats to Shore Women

Congratulations to the Shore AC Women's 4x400 Master's team comprised of Dawn Littlejohn, Kathy Clifton, Barbara Brennan and Jan Vaughn  for taking second place in a time of 4:45:37 at the Millrose Games this past Friday Night at Madison Square Garden.

Freehold Winter Series

Ralph Garfield Week 1: 23.20(1st 70+)-Week 2 :23.40(1st 70+)-Week 3: 23.44(2nd 70+)-Week 4 :22.59(1st70+)-Week 5: 22.51(1st 70+)

Week 5    Luciano Deoliviera  16:57(1st OA)

Triple Crown Results

Complete Results

Congratulations to Pat Ford and Stephanie Dixon in winning the JSRC Triple Crown Series of Races. Both Pat and Stephanie repeated as winners from last year. Awards will be presented at the JSRC Party on February 9th. 

Key West Update

 Among the many members completing the race were:

Kathy Porzio 2:04:36, Mary Moriarty 2:20, Liz Ireland  2:25:09, Jane Erbe  1:51:27, Bob List 2:26:11, Jim Buckler 1:47:05,  Jack Cheer  1:55:38,  Mary Beth Glaccum  1:48:59,  Nancy Thorne  2:22:25, Tim Mahoney  1:41:39,  Reggie Hyde  2:12:21,  Bill Burke  1:59:04,  Tom Morrison  2:14:55, Marty Fitzpatrick  1:46:36,  Pat Mastrorelli  2:23,  Pat Ford 1:39:29

Speedy recovery for Diane Cheer who fell and injured herself at the race.

Jersey Shore Relay

Sign Up Now Before It Fills Up

The Relay is filling up fast with nearly 200 teams already registered.  We will have to close it out at 350 teams - so get your team application in.  There are an unlimited number of spots open for the Jersey Shore Marathon Distance Run of 26.2 Miles.  Get all the Information on the Relay Web Site.

Shore Runner Sale

Through February 10th

Shore Runner in Pier Village is having an End of Season Sale this Saturday and through Sunday, February 10th.  Stop by if you are in the area and check it out.  Support our local running stores.

JSRC Day is February 9th

Party Flyer

Saturday February 9th is JSRC Day so we are having a Party.  Check out the flyer and sign up early as this is THE SOCIAL EVENT of the Year.

Time To Vote

Official 2008 JSRC Ballot

Voting in the Big Election is now open.  The election of Officers for the Jersey Shore Running Club in 2008.  There are plenty of candidates to choose from with 4 members vying for the top spot of President.  Check out all the candidates and if you are a current dues paying member check them all out and vote.  Ballots can either be mailed in as indicated on the ballot to be received by February 5th or returned at the JSRC Party on February 9th.  

Remember - Your Vote Counts!

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