Racers round the bend at the Sweetwater 5K Saturday, Saturday, October, 15, in Mullica, NJ

More than 60 racers from all over South Jersey laced up their running shoes and gave it their all Saturday, Oct. 15 to compete in the Sweetwater 5K, a fundraiser for The Hammonton Rotary Club and the Healthy Kids Running Series.

Racers started and finished at the Sweetwater Marina and Riverdeck in Mullica Township. At stake was more than $2,000 in prizes. The top male and top female finishers were awarded $500 each.

Top three male finishers, ages, towns and times:

First, Jaouad El Jazouli, 38 of Paterson, 14:51; 

second, Brian Quilty, 33 of Pitman, 14:57; third, Shawn McBride, 32 of Haddon Township, 15:04. 

Top three female finishers, ages, towns and times:

First, Courtney Decker, 40 of Avon By the Sea, 17:25; second, Jennifer Pesce, 42 of Shamong, 18:03; third, Katie Johnson, 32 of Mays Landing, 18:24. 

Click HERE for complete results.