††† ††††††††ED LOH IS 27TH RUNNER INDUCTED INTO HALL OF FAME

Ed Loh became the 27th runner inducted into the Seal Beach Runners Hall of Fame on

December 8, 2014.

Ed started running in 1975 at the age of 34.He currently runs 50 to 60 miles weekly

†††††† ††††††and Ed is in his 70ís.

Ed has run 89 lunch hour 5Kís.His personal best is 18.21 set in May 1983.

His fastest 5K was in the 1989 Fontana 5K with a time of 17:15.

His best 10K was 38:39 in the 1989 Seal Beach 10K event.

Edís best half marathon of 28 he completed was 1:26 in the Lakewood Half in 1990.

Ed has run 80 marathons since 1976 with a best of 3:05 at Los Alamitos in 1983.In that

†††† ††††††††marathon Ed was 10th in his age group.

Edís last marathon was the Silicon Valley Marathon in 2002 and Ed ran a 3:49 at the age

†††††††††††† of 60 and finished 6th in his age group.

 

††††††††††††††NAM NGO WINS DECEMBER 2014 RACE IN A TIME OF 20:40

†††† Nam Ngo won the December 2014 race in a time of 20:40.This was Namís third

win in the last 5 months.He finished 2nd in the other two races.Rounding out the top 5 were:

Todd Schroeder 2- 21:59, Mary Nickles 3- 22:14, Nina Law 4- 23:05 and Dave Parsel 5- 23:13.

††††††††† Thomas Kipp lowered his Personal Best (PB) by 1:41 to lead the 5 runners

setting PBís.†† Nina Law lowered her PB by 51 seconds, Anthony Lopez lowered his PB

by 49 seconds, Todd Schroeder knocked 30 seconds off of his prior PB and Debbie Distefano

lowered her PB by 21 seconds.Congrats to all.††††

 

The four runners running all 12 races in 2014 are Emmett Rahl running his 79th straight race

(4th longest streak), Kie Soohoo running his 25th straight race, Nelson Slagle running his 25th

straight race and Don Otjen running his 15th straight race.

 

Of the 12 runners participating in the most races, eight ran today.Only two of the top 12 alive

didnít participate today.

††††††††††† RUN TO THE PIER FOR BEER ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 17TH

The annual run to the Pier for Beer will be held in 9 days on Wednesday, December 17.Time

your run so you reach the end of the Seal Beach Pier by 12:15 PM.A group picture will be taken

promptly at 12:15 at the end of the pier.We will decide as a group where to eat lunch.

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† AGE GROUP PLACING   

    

AGE GROUP

PLACINGS

 

(BOEING RUNNERS

ONLY)

 

 

 

MEN

 

 

AGE

                 FIRST

TIME

               SECOND

TIME

10-29

 

 

 

 

30-39

Giovany Pelaez

23:38

 

 

40-49

 

 

 

 

50-59

Todd Schroeder

21:59

Dave Parsel

23:13

60-69

Jim Heller

23:47

Jon Steinberg

26:03

70-79

Ralph Wetterhahn

38:27

Ralph Castro

41:17

80-89

John Strand

34:26

 

 

 

 †††††††††††††††††††††††

WOMEN

 

 

20-29

 

 

 

 

30-39

 

 

 

 

40-49

Michelle DeJong

27:38

 

 

50-59

Mary Nichols

22:14

Cathy Sejansky

27:52

90-99

 

 

 

 

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