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Handerhan father and son triple up in Towson for Fathers Day

Sean Handerhan and his father, Leo, celebrated Fathers Day with a father-son triple in the annual Father's Day 5K in Towson Sunday.

Sean, 18, emerged from a field of 573 runners to finish fifth in 16:37. A recent Calvert Hall graduate, he placed second in the 18-24 age group. Leo placed third among men 50 to 54 in 21:43.

With a combined time of 38:20, the Handerhans won a third award, the runner-up prize for the father-son competition.

Aaron Johnson of Towson, who was second overall in 15:49, and his father Mark Johnson, 60, of Parkton (20:55), won with a combined time of 36:44.

Paul and Kyle Fallace of Bel Air also placed well among father-son teams. Paul, 44, took third in his age group in 20:28, and Kyle, 15, was sixth in his age group in 21:20.

Patrick Hairfield of Abingdon placed ninth overall and third in the 18-24 age group in 17:31. His brother, Brian, ran 18:36 for 12th and was third in his age group, 25-29.

Finishing second in the masters age groups were Barb Stachowiak of Kingsville, 22:52 in 45-49, and Tina Gallaway of Fallston, 24:22 in 40-44.

Lauren Lake of Baltimore was the women's winner in 19:06, and Kevin Bowman of North East, the men's in 15:48.

Baltimore 10-Miler

Meghan Dryden of Abingdon finished eighth among the women in the Baltimore-10 Miler Saturday. She ran 1:10:20 over a course between Druid Hill Lake Park and Lake Montebello. She placed second in the 25-29 age group.

Sara Breedlove, runner-up in the recent Bel Air Town Run, led the women in 1:05:12. Jesse Stroobants of Belgium won the men's race, leading all 4,422 finishers and winning by 7 minutes in 52:04.

Ann Collins of Edgewood placed fourth in the 35-39 age group in 1:17:00. Sarah Westervelt of Bel Air was eighth in 30-34 in 1:15:05, and Jessica Manns of Forest Hill, 12th in 30-34 in 1:16:50.

Among the men, John Escarsega of Bel Air was the runner-up in the 50-54 age group, placing 50th overall in 1:07:44. Maurizio Illiano of Fallston placed 11th in 40-44 in 1:10:53.

Other Harford runners in the top 400 were Bruce Tackett, 1:12:44; Brett Schrader, 1:14:11; David Goldsborough, 1:14:51; Andrew Towne, 1:15:55; Joseph Zulty, 1:16:20; Rebecca Seery, 1:17:06; Chris Loewe, 1:18:39; David Reeves, 1:18:42; Erin Schisler, 1:18:58; and Stacey Esposito, Joppa, 1:19:07.

In races elsewhere...

Kristine Bull of Bel Air led the 20-24 age group in the Dragonfly Heart Triathlon in Chestertown Sunday, completing a quarter-mile swim, 12-mile bike and 2.5-mile run in 1:14:09. Zack Soloman of Forest Hill was fourth in 40-44 in 1:01:05. Jerry Tiller of Aberdeen, fifth in the Clydesdale Division in 1:13:59 and Terri Broemm of Bel Air, third in 60-64 in 1:25:06. Alex Hewitt, 1:29:19; Scott Hewitt, 1:23:12; and Michelle Catterton, 1:28:40, were also among the finishers.

Esther Buchser of Abingdon won the over-60 age group in the Father's Day 10K in Elkridge Sunday. She ran 55:29 to win by almost 6 minutes.

Rob Stevenson set a course record in winning the RASAC Bunker Hill 4.8-mile race in Parkton June 9. He clocked 44:15 to cut 21 seconds off the mark. Chris Coder was also under the old record in second place in 44:31. Hope Pearce led the women in 52:15 with Chi-Chin Wu second in 1:05:44.

Angelica Goodwin of Bel Air ran 26:10 and Megan Rupert of Abingdon, 26:24, to win their respective age groups in the Red Devils 5K at Goucher College June 9.

Donna Lewis and Alex Urban were winners in the Walk on Water 5K in Havre de Grace June 15. Lewis led the women in 24:50, with Dominique Gelmann second in 25:57. Urban was first among men in 23:19, beating runner-up Carroll Fitzgerald by 35 seconds.

Coming Races

June 22 - Race to Feed the Hungry 5K, Tollgate Park, Bel Air, 8 a.m., 410-802-0008.

June 22 - Dreaded Druid Hills 10K, Baltimore's Druid Hill Park, 7:30 a.m., http://www.baltimorerunning.com

June 23 - Baltimore Women's Classic, Rash Field, 8 a.m., http://www.baltimorewomensclassic.com

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