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photo of Christina Parsons

CRR Christina Parsons flashes that smile of accomplishment after finishing her first marathon.

Three CRRs celebrated Delaware Day by braving the December 7th cold and completing the Rehoboth Beach Seashore Marathon; three others ran the half-marathon.

CRR Christina Parsons finished her first marathon in under four hours, clocking in at 3:55:32. This placed her 13th in her age group (45-49) and 280th overall, out of 806 finishers.

photo of Bob Opilaphoto of Michelle ParentCRR Bob Opila finished 12th among the 60-64s with a 4:06:09 in his first marathon since returning from Australia and Turkey. New CRR Michelle Parent finished her marathon in 5:06:34. Congratulations, you three!

In the half-marathon, CRR Dan Simmons posted a 1:37:45 to win the 65-69 age group, coming in 75th overall out of 1184 finishers! CRR Theresa Kauffman finished 9th among the 50-54s and 256th overall with a 1:50:34. CRR Rachel Strickland finished in 2:31:45, plus she ran along with Parent to help her finish the marathon, despite some painful tendinitis. A good day’s work.