KEY LARGO (CBSMiami/FKNB) – Two south Floridians won overall men’s and women’s half-marathon titles Saturday at the fifth annual Key Largo Bridge Run in the Florida Keys.
Steven Chadwick, 18, a high school senior in Tavernier placed a time of one hour, 31 minutes and 55 seconds. Key West resident Sarah Williams, 39, ran 01:42:39 to win the women’s division.READ MORE: Miami-Dade Police Officer Arrested On Domestic Violence Charge
The out-and-back foot race crossed the 65-foot-high, 1.25-mile-long Jewfish Creek Bridge and the southern portion of the 18-Mile Stretch, a segment of the Florida Keys Overseas Highway between Florida City and Key Largo.
Overall 10-kilometer division winners were Lighthouse Point, Fla., resident Ed Ferrer with a time of 43:04, and Boca Raton, Fla., resident Leandra Bates with a time of 46:37.READ MORE: Coconut Grove Arts Festival Gets Green Light For Full-Capacity Return In 2022
Top honors in the 5K men’s and women’s divisions went to Islamorada’s Ivan Diaz, 27, and Nicole Johnson, 29, of Tavernier. They posted times of 19:16 and 24:28, respectively.
Runners from 26 American states, Germany, Argentina and Canada competed among the event’s 814 participants.
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“The Florida Keys News Bureau contributed to this report.”