15th Annual Trial Run 5K raises $16,475!

DOWNINGTOWN - A giant THANKS to all sponsors, runners, walkers and supporters for joining us on a sunsplashed Struble Trail, Downingtown on June 15, 2019 and to the Chester County Bar Association Pro Bono Committee! This year's race raised $16,475 for free civil legal aid for low-income and vulnerable people. During its 15-year history, the Trial Run 5K has raised more than $249,000 for legal aid.

SPECIAL THANK YOU to Kristen Wetzel Ladd, Esq., of Unruh, Turner, Burke & Frees for her work on behalf of this and other Trial Run 5Ks since 2011 and as co-chair for the past five years. "Kristen has been a huge supporter of LASP and the Trial Run for many years," noted Brian Doyle, LASP Staff Attorney, Chesco Pro Bono Coordinator, and the other co-chair of the Chesco Bar Association's Trial Run Committee. "Kristen's devotion of her time, energy, and effort have made our race possible. We can't thank her enough for contributing her expertise and insight," Doyle said. He also thanked Lowell Ladd and 2L Race Services for the logistical support!

Tom Parlapiano won first place in the men's division with 16:59, and Mark Langan finished second at 18:00. Allison Hopkins won the women's division at 21:23 and Sara Planthaber, former LASP intern, was second at 23:59. The 48 runners and walkers were ages 4 -70, with eight competitors in the 19-and-under division and five participants in the 60-and-over division. Full results are at https://www.itsyourrace.com/results.aspx?id=631

100+ PHOTOS at LASP's Trial Run Flickr page: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmEk6i55

THANKS to all sponsors!

EVENT SPONSOR: MacElree Harvey

GOLD SPONSORS: Fox Rothschild | Gawthrop, Greenwood, P.C. | John McKenna, Esq. | Unruh, Turner, Burke & Frees

SILVER SPONSORS: Lamb McErlane PC | Steven Sugarman & Associates

BRONZE SPONSORS: Bailey & Ehrenberg | Brutscher, Foley, Milliner, Land & Kelly, LLP | Chester County Paralegal Association | First Resource Bank | Morton & Kubacke Family Law, LLC | Univest Bank and Trust Co. | Catherine Voit, Esq. | Wetzel Gagliardi Fetter & Lavin, LLC

FRIENDS OF LEGAL AID: Chester County Bar Association | Kevin Cronin, Esq. | Platt, DiGiorgio & DiFabio | WSFS

PATRONS OF LEGAL AID: KeyBank | Reger, Rizzo & Darnall, LLP