Road racing: Warwick man tops field in Surftown Half Marathon

Road racing: Warwick man tops field in Surftown Half Marathon



WESTERLY — Bronson Venable of Warwick topped the field in the Surftown Half Marathon on Sunday.

Venable covered the 13.1-mile course in 1:10:19. The course starts at Misquamicut State Beach and includes portions of Weekpaug and Watch Hill.

Semehar Tesfaye of West Roxbury, Mass. was the top female finisher in 1:20:22, good for ninth overall.

Marshall Johnson of North Stonington was the first local runner across the line placing 20th (1:27:36).

Kate LaBonte of Pawcatuck was the first local female finisher placing 80th in 1:39.06. The race had 899 finishers.

Dominic Abramo of South Glastonbury, Connecticut topped the field in the 5K race in 18:07. Sarah Michaud of Bristol, Connecticut was the first female placing seventh in 21:12.

Brian Kelley of Westerly was the first local finisher in 21:07, good for sixth.

Westerly’s Kelsey Seddon of Westerly was the first local female placing 19th in 22:58.

The races are conducted by the Hartford Marathon Foundation.

— Keith Kimberlin

 

 


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