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PHOTO: Asbury Park Polar Bear Races, Bob Both, JSRC.

ASBURY PARK, NJ - It was the 49th annual Asbury Park Polar Bear Races presented on Sunday, December 30th, that was the final event of 2012 for the running/racewalking community and included a 10-mile racewalk and five-mile healthwalk that began at 10 a.m. and finalized by a five-kilometer run at 1 p.m. This popular event was staged by the Shore Athletic Club in cooperation with the city of Asbury Park and McLoone's Restaurants.    

Below is a list of names from the 5K Run: (a 4-loop course to make up the 3.1 miles on the non-severely-damaged, from the Sandy Hurricane part of the boardwalk, north of Convention Hall). Andrew Brodeur, 22, of Brick at 16:47 (16 minutes and 47 seconds) and Nicole Corre, 31, of Red Bank at 22:13 (21st place overall) were the male/female champions of the 205 competitors. Elite Racing Systems did the computer results. 

Atlantic Highlands Herald area finishers:  Tommy McLoughlin 21:47, Nicole Corre 22:13 and Caitlin Dorgan 22:26, Red Bank;  John Kutner 22:34, Middletown;  Dana Jacoby 24:19, Monmouth Beach;  Robert Hahn 24:28, Red Bank;  Curt Foxworth 24:39, Middletown;  Michael Britten 24:41, Keansburg;  Erin Blum 25:10, Middletown;  Mike McFonnell 26:09, Red Bank;  Kevin Hill 26:24, Rumson;  Paul Deykerhoff 26:35 Little Silver;  Leslie McKernan 27:24, Atl. Highlands;  Marybeth McDonnell 27:32, Red Bank;  Jennifer Kamnitsis 28:20, Leonardo;  John Russoviello 30:58, Middletown;  Eileen Puca 32:43, Leonardo;  Robert VanClef 34:10, Middletown.

Other Monmouth County leading finishers:  Jeff Propert 18:49, Wall;  Pat Dallesandro 18:54, Asbury Park;  Andrew Dombrowiecki 19:02, Ocean;  John Quinn 19:53, Tinton Falls;  Rich Kenah 21:26, Wall;  Matt Nunnally 22:09, Avon;  Connor Dorohy 22:25, Oakhurst;  Steve Prefontaint 23:02, Bradley Beach;  Cristina Monaco 23:44, Tinton Falls;  John Connelly 23:45, Oakhurst;  Will Spector 24:03, Manalapan;  Robert Galizo 24:05, Belmar;  Jaclyn Dagnall 24:16, Long Branch;  Michael Dombrowiecki 24:24, Ocean;  Patrick McIntyre 24:33, Bradley Beach;  Liz Spector 24:50, Manalapan;  Mike Washakowski 25:06 and Jack Quinn 25:09, Ocean;  Alan Menaged 25:16, Long Branch;  M.J. Dorony 25:33, Oakhurst;  Robert Lee 26:31, Holmdel;  Jack Bleach 26:32, Belmar;  Jeff Ragle 26:37, Ocean;  Kyle Dorony 26:54, Oakhurst;  Pete Stajh 27:05, Belmar;  John McPartland 27:13, Manasquan;  Peter Lawlor 27:14, Oakhurst;  Allie Montefinese 27:48, Eatontown;  Kelly Mooney 27:50, Michael Daly 27:51 and Nicole Handa 28:00, Tinton Falls;  Dave Pettit 28:11, Manasquan.  

A schedule of road-racing events coming up can be found on the websites of the Jersey Shore Running Club (www.jsrc.org) and the Freehold area Running Club (www.farcnj.com)