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Blue Cross Broad Street Run Recap

Here's a look back at the best moments of the Blue Cross Broad Street Run. (Published Sunday, May 3, 2015)

Runner took to the streets of Philadelphia Sunday morning for the 36th Annual Blue Cross Broad Street Run. Here's a recap of the best times -- and best moments -- of the run.

The run consisted of about 40,000 participants and kicked off at 8 a.m. from the starting line at Broad Street and W. Fisher Avenue.

Runners pounded the Broad Street pavements from Center City to South Philadelphia.

The first wheelchair athlete, Tony Nogueira, of Glen Ridge, New Jersey, crossed the finish line at the Philadelphia Navy Yard 38.01 minutes later.

Haile Mengesha of New York, finished first for the males with a time of 47:53.58, with Jaouad El Jazouli of Roxborough and Diriba Degefa of New York, finishing second and third with times of 47.53 and 48.38 respectively.

The woman's leaderboard was led by Tigest Jabore with a time of 53:34,  Askale Merachi crossed at 53:39 and Meseret Taye at 54:46. All three are from Silver Spring, Maryland.

Team 10, which consisted of George Spencer, Keith Jones, Rosemary Connors and Vince Lattanzio, also finished the race. George was first for the team with a time of 1:16:37. Keith finished second with a time of 1:31, then Rosemary at 1:53 and Vince with a final time of 2:09.

NBC10.com's Dan Stamm also finished the race with the best time of all NBC10 runners at 1:14:42.

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