Greg Bielecki '99 Finishes 11th Overall and Top Philadelphian in 33rd Annual Blue Cross Broad Street Run
La Salle College High School Faculty Member Mr. Greg Bielecki '99 ran a time of 51.02 at the 33rd annual Broad Street Run on Sunday, May 6, 2012 - the 11th fastest time in a race of over 40,000 runners. Mr. Bielecki won the Richard Lagocki Award as the fastest Philadelphia resident. The award is named after Richard Lagocki, a runner who passed away during the Broad Street Run 14 years ago.
Greg is a member of the Social Studies Department at La Salle College High School, his alma mater, as well as the head coach for Cross Country, Indoor Track and Track & Field Teams.
While a student at La Salle, Greg was a member of 4 PCL championship winning teams, and himself was a multiple time PCL champion and numerous time All-Catholic. He was also a member of 3 All-American relay teams for the Explorers.
At Haverford College, Greg was a 3-time NCAA Division III All-American at three different distances. In 2002 he lead off Haverford's NCAA championship winning and record setting Distance Medley Relay.
The Broad Street Run is a 10-mile, point-to-point course which was named one of the fastest 10-mile courses in the country by Runner's World. The race begins at the Central High School Athletic Field at Broad Street and Somerville Avenue finishes inside the Philadelphia Navy Yard at the end of Broad Street in South Philadelphia.
For more information about the La Salle College High School Running Programs, visit: www.lschs.org/athletics.
"Broad Street Beat"
By Bill Fleischman, Philadelphia Daily News, 5-7-12
"2012 Broad Street Run Results"