Marina Orrson, Matt Gillette cruise to victory at the Run for the Diamonds


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Start of the 106th annual Run For The Diamonds on Market Street in Berwick more than 1,530 runners took part in the annual Thanksgiving Day event.


Fred Adams| For Times Leader

Runners take to the course during the 106th annual Run For the Diamonds on Market Street in Berwick on Thanksgiving Day.


Fred Adams| For Times Leader

Matt Gillette of Shippesnburg was the overall winner with a time of 45:02 at the Run For the Diamonds in Berwick on Thanksgiving Day.


Fred Adams| For Times Leader

Marina Orrson of Shavertown was the top-place female finishers with a time of 53:09 at the annual Run for the Diamonds on Thanksgiving Day in Berwick.


Fred Adams| For Times Leader

Marina Orrson of Shavertown and Matt Gillette of Shippensburg took home top honors at the 106th Annual Run for the Diamonds on Thanksgiving morning in Berwick.

The mild fall weather made for a great day on the course for the more than 1,530 runners who took part in the event.

106th Annual Run for the Diamonds Results

Top 5 Male Finishers

1. Matt Gillette, Shippensburg, 45:02

2. Christian Thompson, Winston Salem, NC, 45:52

3. Trevor Vanackeren, Bethlehem, 46:23

4. Kieran Sutton, Shavertown, 46:23

5. Andy Weaver, Baltimore MD, 47:12

Top 5 Female Finishers

1. Marina Orrson, Shavertown, 53:09

2. Samantha Snukis, Stowe, 55:39

3. Katie O’Regan, Lititz, 56:19

4. Christina Faust, Macungie, 56:27

5. Christy Peterson, Wales, 57:02

Male award winners:Overall: 1. Gillette; 2. Thompson; 3. Vanackeren. Age group winners: Master Male: Jeremy Hoffman, West Chester; Veteran Male: Jose Fuentes, Hamilton ON, 53:18; Senior Male: Terry Permar, Perkasie, 58:27; Tri-County HS Male: Mason Kimbell, Berwick, 53:54; Master Male: Rich Wilczynski, Berwick, 1:07.04; HS Male: Marcus Ward, Scranton, 53:31; Male 15 and under: Bao Le, Berwick, 54:24; 16-19: Dylan Gearinger, Berwick 50:43; 20-24: John Cicone, Moscow 50:17; 25-29: Michael Dalton, Bellefonte, 51:20; 30-34: Paul Riley, Tomball, Tx. 50:29; 35-39: Joshua Jamison, York, 56:42; 40-44: Mike Carriglitto, Stowe, 53:45; 45-49: Nathan Hangey, Quakertown, 53:10; 50-54: Tim Schuler, Chambersburg, 53:54; 55-59: Greg Cauller, York, 57:51; 60-64: William Cook, Scranton, 1:00.29; 65-69: Neil Policelli 1:06.03; 70-74: Chris Jermyn, Ottawa ON, 1:12.48; 75+: Bob Dennison, Wilkes-Barre, 1:44.07.

Female award winnes: Overall: 1. Orrson; 2. Snukis 55:39; 3. O’Regan 56:19; Age group winners: Master Female: Christy Peterson, Wales, 57:02; Veteran Female: Ann Sick, Millville 1:08.28; Senior Female: Dianna Golden, Crossville, TN 1:09.42; Tri-County HS Female: Paige Kupsky, Bear Creek Twp. 1:05.40; Columbia County Female: Katie Sick, Millville, 1:01.20; Local Female: Wendy Lipashunski, Berwick, 1:01.22; HS Female: Jules Jones, Lawrenceville, 1:05.47; Berwick HS: Samantha Dyer, Berwick, 1:10.51; Female 15 and under: Jules Jones; 16-19: Regan Rome, Dallas, 1:04.57; 20-24: Yelena Share, Milton, 1:03.47; 25-29: Shannon Pyles, Baltimore, MD, 1:03.47; 30-34: Bryn Benford, Tomball TX, 1:02.26; 35-39: Janelle Johnson, Bloomsburg, 1:03.32; 40-44: Tina Bartholomew, Danville, 1:03.58; 45-49: Lori Kingsley, Wysox 1:06.26; 50-54: Lora Learn, Orangeville, 1:12.33; 55-59: Kate Fisher, Mcewensville, 1:08.51; 60-64: Nancy Werthmuller, Scott Twp. 1:18.44; 65-69: Mary Lee, Stroudsburg, 1:32.37; 70+: Emily Bilbow, Forty Fort, 1:10.08.

Start of the 106th annual Run For The Diamonds on Market Street in Berwick more than 1,530 runners took part in the annual Thanksgiving Day event.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/web1_diamonds1_faa.jpgStart of the 106th annual Run For The Diamonds on Market Street in Berwick more than 1,530 runners took part in the annual Thanksgiving Day event. Fred Adams| For Times Leader

Runners take to the course during the 106th annual Run For the Diamonds on Market Street in Berwick on Thanksgiving Day.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/web1_diamonds2_faa.jpgRunners take to the course during the 106th annual Run For the Diamonds on Market Street in Berwick on Thanksgiving Day. Fred Adams| For Times Leader

Matt Gillette of Shippesnburg was the overall winner with a time of 45:02 at the Run For the Diamonds in Berwick on Thanksgiving Day.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/web1_diamonds3_faa.jpgMatt Gillette of Shippesnburg was the overall winner with a time of 45:02 at the Run For the Diamonds in Berwick on Thanksgiving Day. Fred Adams| For Times Leader

Marina Orrson of Shavertown was the top-place female finishers with a time of 53:09 at the annual Run for the Diamonds on Thanksgiving Day in Berwick.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/web1_diamonds4_faa.jpgMarina Orrson of Shavertown was the top-place female finishers with a time of 53:09 at the annual Run for the Diamonds on Thanksgiving Day in Berwick. Fred Adams| For Times Leader

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