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Frost Puts Chill on the Rest of the Field, Winning the Fishawack 4-Mile Run in 19:58; Babcock is First Woman to Cross

Collin Frost shoots an imaginary victory arrow into the sky as he approaches the finish line of the Fishawack 4-Mile Run on Saturday Credits: Glenn Clark
Collin Frost of Randolph, a former Chatham cross-country coach who now teaches and coaches at Delbarton, won the Fishawack 4-mile run in 19:58 Credits: TAP Chatham
The top three finishers in the Fishawack 4-Mile Run, l to r: Nick DeSantis (3rd), Collin Frost (1st) and Bo Raadam (2nd). Credits: TAP Chatham
Kate Babcock of Maplewood was the first female to cross in the Fishawack 4-Mile Run Credits: TAP Chatham
Chatham's Abbie Bigham placed second among women in the Fishawack 4-Mile Run Credits: TAP Chatham
Chris Tomaino was the emcee for the Fishawack run Credits: TAP Chatham
Chatham's Noreen McCaffrey, who placed in her age group, with Chatham Borough Mayor Bruce Harris and Fishawack director Brian Hart Credits: TAP Chatham
Chatham High senior Bo Raadam clocked 20:48 in placing second overall i the Fishawack Run Credits: Glenn Clark
Kanchana Leung of Chatham placed 10th among women in the Fishawack race in 29:45.90 Credits: Glenn Clark
Chatham 11-year-old Mia Semioli placed 8th among women finishers in the Fishawack 4-Mile Run in 29:02.65 Credits: TAP Chatham
Start of Fishawack Run Credits: Glenn Clark

CHATHAM, NJ - Collin Frost of Randolph made an impressive debut at the Fishawack Run by completing the 4-mile course in 19:58, averaging 4:59 per mile and beating his closest competitor by 50 seconds. 

The top three finishers, including the 25-year-old Frost, all had a connection to the Chatham High cross-country team. Frost, a former Cougar coach, now teaches and coaches at Delbarton. Placing second was Chatham High senior distance runner Bo Raadam and Chatham coach Nick DeSantis was third.

A year ago, Kate Babcock placed third among women at Fishawack and she returned in 2018 to win in 25:37.82.

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"I've been training for this race," Babcock said.

A runner to watch in the future is Chatham 11-year-old Mia Semioli, who ran the four miles in 29:02.65 to become the eighth female overall to cross the finish line.

Collin Frost shoots a victory arrow into the sky as he wins the Fishawack 4-Mile Run by 50 seconds over the next finisher

Runners take off from the Chatham Train Station at the start of the Fishawack Run

A quick glance at the top runners from the 4-mile Fishawack Run can be found below. For the full list of runners and times CLICK HERE.

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