Bosley leads 172 runners to finish line of Adam Thompson 5K

Adam Bosley of Bel Air finished far ahead of a pack of 172 runners to win the Adam Thompson 5K Sunday. Elizabeth Roark of Conowingo won the women's race in the second annual benefit race held at Harford Community College.

Bosley, 23, completed the course in 17:27 to finish 500 meters ahead of runner-up Brian Burke, a student at Archbishop Curley High School, who ran 19:41.

Roark, 35, a veteran of many triathlons and long-distance races, finished ahead of 90 other women in 22:55. She led runner-up Sylvia Ayers of Jarrettsville by 26 seconds.

The race, held in memory of Adam Thompson, an HCC student who died in an automobile accident in 2011, benefits scholarships for HCC students.

Finishing in the men's top 10 were Casey Fisher, 20:04; Christian Cueva, 20:14; Jason Lewis, 20:25; Cameron Ostadali, 21:08; Jess Hutchinson, 21:24; Hunter Lidke, 21:24; Tom French, 21:27; and Corbett Wantz, 22:04.

Christina Jordan was third in the women's race in 24:45. Also in the top 10 were Lori Olszewski, 24:51; Kaylee Brown, 25:15; Bonnie Schaffer, 25:35; Diane Hohman, 25:38; Renee Franquez, 25:51; Natalie Fell, 26:02; and Kelly Warden, 26:09.

Olszewski was first among masters women and Michael Laurencell led the masters men in 22:35.

Oyster Festival 5K

Nelly Budrow of Aberdeen won the women's race of the Oyster Festival 5K at the Manor Tavern in Monkton April 21. She won by 2 minutes in 20:52, placing fifth overall among 108 runners. Courtney Waldhauser finished second in 22:50, followed by Jennifer Stagnoli, 23:58; Rebecca Kinsley, 24:14; and Hope Pearce, 25:01.

David Foy of Baltimore won the men's race in 18:26. In the top five behind him were Chester Wrobel, 19:41; David Stevenson, 19:42; Brett Schrader, 20:20; and Mike Zeller, 20:58.

In other races

Brett Schrader led all 57 finishers in the Inspiration 5K April 27 in Bel Air. He ran 19:08 to win by 10 seconds over runner-up Dan Kozlowski. Kara Andrews led the women in 20:38. Alyssa Rankin was second in 22:54.

Shawn Loper and Danielle Kays were winners in the RASAC Spring Duathlon on April 13. Loper ran 5K in 16:57, biked 17 miles in 54:20 and ran a second 5K in 18:45 to lead the field of 22 finishers. Kays was second overall with times of 18:59, 56:37 and 18:45.

Jeff Burger and Kevin Hennessey tied for first place in the RASAC Jerusalem Mill 5 Miler in Joppa Sunday. Both ran 40:42 to finish 1:02 ahead of third finisher Rob Stevenson. Stephanie Stevenson led the women in 50:30 with Candace Hennessey second in 52:01 and Niki Burger, third in 53:05.

Sally Jones of Bel Air finished first in the women's 50-59 age group in the Daffodil Dash for Autism 5K in Lewes, Del., April 28. She ran 26:49. Anne Brozena of Abingdon was second in the age group in 28:29.

Duane Christy of Havre de Grace finished fifth in the Healthy Kids Day 5K in Newark, Del., April 28 in 20:12.

Coming races

May 4 - LASOS Running of the Bulls 5K, Lirodendon parking lot, Bel Air, 8 a.m,

May 4 - The Packard Center Fiesta 5K, Baltimore's Power Plant Live, 8 a.m.,

May 5 - CrossFit Redcoat Run 5K, Havre de Grace, 7:30 a.m.

May 5 - Anytime Fitness Forest Hill Duathlon (1.5-mile run, 7.8-mile bike, 1.5-mile run), 7:30 a.m.,

May 5 - Port to Fort 6K, Baltimore Museum of History, 8 a.m.,

May 5 - Billy Korrow Memorial 5K, Loyola High School, Baltimore, 8:30 a.m.,

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