WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Tim Schuler pulled away from Kevin Geesaman shortly after the 1-mile mark and held on for the win at the Firecracker 5K on Saturday.
Schuler, 41, of Chambersburg, Pa., covered the rolling 3.1-mile course in 16 minutes, 14.8 seconds, while Geesaman, 28, of Waynesboro, was the runner-up in 16:27.3 and Troy Harrison, 28, of Hustontown, Pa., placed third in 16:34.6. Hagerstown's Matt McDonald, 34, and Chris Pereschuk, 23, rounded out the top five in 16:41.7 and 16:58.0.
Greencastle, Pa.'s Susan Graham-Gray, 36, was the women's winner in 19:43.1. Hagerstown's Maria Spinnler, 42, was second and the first master in 19:43.6, while Chambersburg's Sarah Vincenti, 25, placed third in 20:16.3.
Mercersburg, Pa.'s Shayna Weir, 18, and Chambersburg's Regina Heiser, 17, were fourth (21:04.7) and fifth (21:21.4).
Roughly 250 runners completed the race.
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