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KEY LARGO (FKNB) — A Swedish runner has won the overall men’s half-marathon title at the eighth annual Key Largo Bridge Run in the Florida Keys.

Competitors in the 5k division of the Key Largo Bridge Run head to the finish line Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016. Some 465 registered entrants competed in 5k, 10k and half-marathon classes that took participants out and back over the 1.4-mile-long Jewfish Creek Bridge and land areas in the Florida Keys. (Bob Care/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Competitors in the 5k division of the Key Largo Bridge Run head to the finish line Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016. Some 465 registered entrants competed in 5k, 10k and half-marathon classes that took participants out and back over the 1.4-mile-long Jewfish Creek Bridge and land areas in the Florida Keys. (Bob Care/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Stefan Lothede, 35, of Nybro, Sweden, placed a time of one hour, 27 minutes and 49 seconds on Saturday.

Sunrise, Florida, resident Jessica Wagner, 44, ran 01:39:58 to win the women’s division.

Overall men’s 10K division winner Tim Kelly of Miramar, Florida, posted a time of 44:36. Anda Valtere from Northern Europe’s Republic of Latvia won the women’s division with a time of 45:22.

Men’s and women’s 5K division winners, Ayden Child, 15, of Marathon, Florida, and Katie Robinson, 16, of Tavernier, Florida, posted timea of 18:36 and 23:05, respectively.

Beginning in Key Largo, the event took the field of 465 runners over the 1.4-mile-long Jewfish Creek Bridge at the top of the Florida Keys Overseas Highway to the eastern fringes of Florida’s Everglades and back.

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