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Scenes from the Fanwood 5K

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FANWOOD, NJ -- Under sunny skies and unseasonably warm temperatures, Fanwood hosted its 8th annual Fanwood 5K and Superhero Family Fun Run at LaGrande Park on Saturday. 

In the one-mile Fun Run, children and adults dressed as their favorite costumed characters, including Spider-Man, Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman. The 5K race attracted competitive runners from Fanwood and Scotch Plains and as far away as Dumont and Glen Ridge  lined up on South Martine Avenue for the 5K race throughout the borough.

The top 10 finishers were:

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  1. Daniel Jablon, Fanwood, age 47
  2. Christopher Manzano, Plainfield, age 13
  3. Evan Beach, Fanwood, age 37
  4. Tyler Daniskas, Fanwood, age 18
  5. Andy Lazarus, Glen Ridge, age 41 
  6. James Leckie, Fanwood, age 27
  7. Greg Hughes, Fanwood, age 45
  8. Laim Walsh, Cranford, age 14
  9. Craig Bizjak, Basking Ridge, age 55
  10. Jameson Bothe, Fanwood, age 32

Ashka You of North Plainfield, age 25, was the first woman to cross the finish line.

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