FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. Greenwichs Sharon Vos and Stamfords Sharon Lemberger won age group awards Sunday at the New York City Half Marathon.
Vos captured the womens 50-59-year-old age group by completing the 13.1 mile course in 1:29.22. Lemberger ran 1:19.27 and finished second in the womens 35-39-year-old age group. She also wa the first Connecticut woman and 195th overall in a field of more than 15,000 runners.
New Canaans Larry Ikard finished third among Connecticut men in 1:24:56, and was 47th overall. Dariens Mike Moore (426th overall) and Brad Wellington (428th overall) were the next Connecticut runners across the finish line.
Daisy Pearce of Cos Cob was sixth in the womens 60-64-year-old age group. Complete results are available on the New York Road Runners website .
The other race of note in the region last weekend was the St. Patricks Day Classic in Fairfield, where Meredith Anand of Easton won the womens division. She finished the four-mile course in 23:14, while Wiltons Mary Zengo finished second in the womens field in 24:10.
Norwalks Eneas Freyre took second in the mens race, running 20:49. Age group winners from the area included Westports Caroline Koenig in the girls 13-15 age group; Fairfields Michael Whelan in the boys 16-19 age group; Ashley Lampman of Norwalk in the womens 20-29 age group; Old Greenwich's Ron Rembaum in the mens 65-69 age group; and Monica Roche of Fairfield in the womens 70-79 age group. Complete results are available online .
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