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Joey Hawley wins two 5K races while on vacation

Susan Dunn is Cannonball 5K women’s winner
September 14, 2019

Joey Hawley, 31, from Irwin, Pa., spent his vacation at the beach winning a pair of Seashore Striders 5K races. Hawley dusted the field like a Chorman biplane Sunday morning in Lewes, winning the Cannonball 5K in 17:37. Three days earlier, Hawley won the Run, White and Blue 5K in 17:12.

“We have a newborn and a 2-year-old who likes to get up early,” Hawley said after the Cannonball run. “I’m glad I didn’t have to run any faster.” 

Susan Dunn was the overall women’s champion for the Cannonball 5K in 22:17. Masters champions were Dan Matta in 22:58 and Jackie Quigley in 23:15. 

Crazy fast times from the young runners included Mason Morrone, 13, 20:53; Walter Schroder, 17, 21:06; Bennett Brumbley ,11, 23:08; Stephen Hart ,12, 23:11; Ethan Thompson, 9, 23:16; Blake Huffman, 15, 27:58; and Little Ellie Burris, 6, 49:41, escorted by Little Poppy Kevin Smith, 49:44.