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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.

George Spencer Crosses the Finish Line

[PHI] George Spencer Crosses the Finish Line
NBC10's George Spencer finished the Blue Cross Broad Street run in an hour and 16 minutes. Jim Rosenfield and Jacqueline London talked to George who said the race went by fast. (Published Sunday, May 3, 2015)

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.

Connors Finishes the Blue Cross Broad Street Run

[PHI] Rosemary Connors Finishes the Blue Cross Broad Street Run
NBC10's Rosemary Connors finished the Blue Cross Broad Street Run in an hour and 53 minutes. Jim Rosenfield and Jacqueline London spoke with Rosemary after she crossed the finish line. (Published Sunday, May 3, 2015)

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.

Vince Lattanzio Crosses the Finish Line at the Blue Cross Broad Street Run

[PHI] Vince Lattanzio Crosses the Finish Line at the Blue Cross Broad Street Run
NBC10's Vince Lattanzio finished the Blue Cross Broad Street Run in two hours and nine minutes. Jim Rosenfield and Jacqueline London talk to Vince about the difficulties he faced during the race. (Published Sunday, May 3, 2015)

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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