Coach Ladd is Second at 2005 Steamtown Marathon


Proving that coaches can find time for running themselves, Head Coach Lowell Ladd ran the Steamtown Marathon in Scranton, Pennsylvania on Sunday, October 9th. Under ideal weather conditions - cloudy and 50 degree, Lowell raced to a second place finish is a time of 2:22:34 out of 1437 finishers.

The time was 2:34 faster than his previous best, set at the 2002 Boston Marathon. This marked the fourth personal best on the roads in 2005 for Coach Ladd, who also set PRs for 5 miles (25:37), 10 miles (52:07), and Half Marathon (1:09:04).

You can see a video clip of the race at:

www.scrantontimestribune.com/projects/NewSteamtownMarathon/movie.htm (quicktime) www.scrantontimestribune.com/projects/NewSteamtownMarathon/movie2.htm (windows media format)