Highands Resident Snags ‘Fastest New Jerseyan’ at Philly Marathon


phillymarathonJust two weeks after thousands of New Jersey runners crossed the Hudson River to run in the New York City Marathon, thousands more crossed the Delaware River Sunday to run the streets of Philadelphia.

Of the 14,000 plus runners that took part in the Gore-Tex Philadelphia Marathon main race Sunday,”  nearly 2,300 were from New Jersey, according to Philly Marathon Organizers. Highlands resident, 29-year-old Craig Segal ,with a time of 2:28:16 came in as the fastest New Jersey resident to finish the race.

New Jersey was home to 11 of the top 100 finishers.