Road Runners Series nears its conclusion
Published 1:42 pm, Monday, August 31, 2015
The penultimate race of the Road Runners season took place last Saturday as Devin Kelly, of New York City, won his first Road Runners leading 158 runners across a 9.3 mile course with a winning time of 53:56. Westport’s Kate Pfeffer was the first woman to cross the line, clocking in at 1:02:02 and good for 10th overall.
Norwalk’s Patrick Cavanaugh and Fairfield’s Matthew Scholl crossed the line in second and third respectively with times of 55:44 and 57:53. Second and third places in the women’s division were awarded to Westport’s Sarah Caputo, 35th in 1:08:50 and Emily Lewson, of Ridgefield, 37th in 1:09:36. Other Westport-Weston residents who finished in the top 10 were Paul Greenberg, seventh in 1:00:30, and Nicholas Avello, eighth in 1:00:50.
The final Road Runners race will be held on Saturday, Sept. 5 at 8 a.m. with a 10 mile race starting at Staples High School.
All interested persons are invited to participate the program. Applications for and information about the Road Runners program are available at the recreation offices at Longshore Club Park, at the start of each Saturday’s race, or at the Program’s website located at westportroadrunners.org.