FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Greenwich’s Sharon Vos won the women’s 60-64 age group in Monday’s Boston Marathon to lead a strong showing by runners from Fairfield County.
Vos, 60, won her division with a time of 3:12:51 and beat her nearest competitor by more than three minutes. She was also the top women’s finisher from Fairfield County.
Morgan Dunne, 25, of Southport finished in 3:16:16 and was 13th among Connecticut women.
Heather Knight-Pech of Darien (3:19:08) and Stamford’s Jamie Whittendale (3:19:48) were also among the top 25 women from Connecticut.
Fairfield’s Michael Orifice, 29, finished ninth among Connecticut men. He ran 2:45:35. Darien’s Benjamin Saunders ran 2:48:11, and Stamford’s Alejandro Pasten ran 2:49:00.
One of the most impressive young runners from the region was Danbury’s James Quintanilla. The 19-year-old ran 2:56:28 in his first Boston Marathon. The University of Connecticut sophomore formerly ran cross country and track at Danbury High School.
Find the complete list of Connecticut finishers on the Boston Marathon website .
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