Swedish runner wins Key Largo Bridge Run half marathon

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

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 times of 18:36 and 23:05, respectively.

The contest, at the top of the Florida Keys Overseas Highway, attracted a field of 465 runners.

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