It was a sister act in HdG Sunday for Women's 5K by the Bay

Megan and Justine DiGregorio of White Marsh finished the Women's 5K by the Bay in a unique way Sunday in Havre de Grace.

They raced to a one-two sister finish, a first for this annual race – or in any Harford County road race. The two led 455 other women across the finish line at Tydings Park on crisp, clear morning.


Megan, 26, a four-time winner of the Bel Air Town Run, finished in 18:11. Justine, two years younger, finished in 19:34. The pace set by the two spread the field into a single file, which was well spaced until the 23-minute mark.

Sarah Sampson of Baltimore placed third in 20:18, Courtney von Lange of Bel Air, fourth in 21:04; and Tabitha Petz of Havre de Grace, fifth in 21:10.

Others in the top 15 were Sarah Westervelt of Bel Air, 21:14; Sandy Sanders, Havre de Grace, 21:27; Maria Beltre, Annapolis, 21:44; Julia Vadas, Stewartstown, Pa., 22:44; Donna Lewis, Bel Air, 22:57; Monika Jagiello, Aberdeen Proving Ground, 23:00; Renee Gray, Bel Air, 23:03; Skylar Moore, Baltimore, 23:11; Kim Roberts, Baltimore, 23:18; and Janet McAdorey, Bel Air, 23:18.

Shana Hersh of Havre de Grace and Denay Gray of Bel Air finished 1-2 in the 40-44 age group in 23:25 and 23:42, respectively. Lydia Johnson of Street led the 60-64 age group in 23:42, and Nancy Hill of Havre de Grace, the 55-59 age group in 23:45.

Port to Fort 6K

Charles Powell II has long been the masters leader in the Believe in Tomorrow Port to Fort 6K in Baltimore.

The 49-year-old Bel Air resident again led the 40-49 age group Saturday in the annual race between the Baltimore Museum of History and Fort McHenry – as he has for each of the last three years. This time he placed seventh among 808 runners in 21:45 over the 3.73-mile course.

In the age groups, Ryan Zoll of Bel Air led 16-19 in 25:22 with Justin Emge of Jarrettsville second in 25:36 and Austin Kinser of Street, third in 26:15. Patrick Emge was second in 11-15 in 26:47. In 20-29, Derek Alban of Abingdon ran 23:25 for third place.

Adam Thompson 5K

Geoffrey Rinehart of College Park and Jennifer Snyder of Bel Air were winners in the annual Adam Thompson 5K Sunday in Bel Air.

Rinehart led 272 finishers across the finish line at Harford Community College in 19:39, 23 seconds ahead of runner-up Brian LaRocco of Jarrettsville. Casey Fisher of Abingdon was third in 20:06 and Garrett Vesely of Street, fourth in 21:32.

Snyder led the women in 23:57, finishing 22 seconds ahead of runner-up Anadir Silva of Bel Air. Angela LaRocco finished third in 25:31 and Lisa Moody of Baltimore, fourth in 25:43.

In races elsewhere

Kevin Hennessey and Darren Thompson, both of Bel Air, were among the 37,000 finishers in the 35th Annual London Marathon Sunday. They passed the midway point together in 1:27:07, and Thompson held the pace to the finish at 2:55:55. Hennessey finished in 3:06:41.


Brian Cage of Bel Air, led 132 runners in the Tiger Trot 5K in Rising Sun Saturday in 20:17. Among the women, Lori Hankins of Belcamp placed fourth in 24:58 and Elizabeth Collard of Darlington, sixth in 25:16.

Casey Anderson of Havre de Grace finished third among 359 in the ROAR for Autism 5K Sunday in Towson. He ran 20:23 behind winner Patrick Sawyer (18:55). Also in the top 10 was Seth Chason, 13, of Bel Air, who placed sixth overall in 21:00.

Colin Mosley, 16, of Bel Air led 102 finishers in the Manor Tavern Oyster Festival 5K Sunday in Monkton. He finished in 18:58, 1:18 ahead or runner-up James Francis. Karenna Laufer, 12, of Parkton, won the women's race in 22:45. Melissa Vinton of Kingsville was second in 23:11.

David Zinnante of Havre de Grace led the field of 45 runners in the Rotary Global Health 5K at Perry Point April 18. He ran 18:53. Frederike Scheffer of Havre de Grace led the women in 25:08.