Road Racing: Bosman leads in Waterfront Half-Marathon

| 28 Sep 2011 | 02:55

    Sparta's Bill Bosmann turned in an outstanding effort, leading a pack of 21 local residents to the finish of the 21st Annual Liberty Waterfront Half-Marathon on Sunday in Hudson County. The 55-year-old placed 52nd in the field of 934 runners who completed the USATF-certified fast and flat course that provided a picturesque view of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Verrazzano Bridge and the Manhattan skyline. Bosman's time for the 12.4-mile event was 1:25:33, good for second place in the men's 55-59-year age division. Oak Ridge's Juliue Amsallen was the first local female runner to finish, placing 31st among the 323 females in the race. The 40-year-old picked up the third place award in the women's 25-29-year age division when she was clocked in 1:30:58. Picking up third place awards in their age divisions were 50-year-old Bill Plough of Hamburg and 64-year-old Hilary Peterlin of Oak Ridge. In the Waterfront 5K Run, Oak Ridge's 27-year-old Kyle Shanahaw finished 25th among the 243 runners who completed the 3.1-mile course, posting a clocking of 21:21. He finished second in the men's 25-29 age group. Stockholm's 47-year-old Nancy Regino, who finished 22nd among the 117 females in the event, won the women's 45-49 age bracket with a clocking of 26:34. Lori Quirk, a 45-year-old from Sussex, placed third in the same age group with a time of 29:20. Half marathon results (Compliments of CompuScore and 52. Bill Bosmann, Sparta, 1:25:33 68. Bill Plough, Hamburg, 1:27:14 100. Larry Scheid, Sparta, 1:29:47 134. Charles Castiglioni, Lake Hopatcong, 1:32:56 137. Brian Davenport, Stanhope, 1:33:09 147. Hilary Peterlin, Oak Ridge, 1:34:14 153. David Huclak, Oak Ridge, 1:34:57 199. Edward Neighbour, Sparta, 1:37:23 233. Craig Morgan, Oak Ridge, 1:38:47 254. Julie Amsallen, Lake Hopatcong, 1:40:50 267. Katja Mahabir, Wantage, 1:41:35 279. Tom Faruolo, Lake Hopatcong, 1:42:25 325. Christophe Voigt, Hamburg, 1:45:02 328. John Fitzpatrick, Vernon, 1:45:03 344. Scott Myer, Branchville, 1:45:40 436. April Pericballi, Lafayette, 1:50:39 441. Len DiPaola, Netcong, 1:50:45 556. Michael Perna, Lake Hopatcong, 1:55:51 648. William Ash, Hewitt, 2:00:36 839. Diane Librizzi, Sparta, 2:20:13 885. Melissa Miller, Lake Hopatcong, 2:26:53 5K run results 25. Kyla Shanahaw, Oak Ridge, 21:21 91. Nancy Regino, Stockholm, 26:34 116. Rocco Perciballi, Lafayette, 28:20 130. Lori Quirk, Sussex, 29:20 194. Jane Gardner, Lake Hopatcong, 36:02