Wellesley Runner Tackles Milton Half Marathon

Chris Johnson comes in second in men's division.

Sunday's 13.1 mile Half Marathon in Milton sponsored by U.S. Road Race Sports and Entertainment included more than 4,100 registered runners for a half-marathon and 5K race.

The event was run by 568 members of Team Challenge, the endurance portion of the Chron's and Colitis Foundation. More than $1.8 million was raised to benefit the cause.

The race was won by South Boston's Tim Cataggio with a time of 1:13.17. He was followed by Chris Johnson of Wellesley with a time of 1:23:55 and James Burgess of Boston with a time of 1:24:50. The women's half-marathon was won by Tara Barlow of Brookline with a time of 1:28.45. The runner-up was Lindsay Edwards of East Aurora, NY, followed by Jami Lower of Nantucket.

The 5K male winner was Brandon Bell of Barrington, NH. He was followed by Oscar Zambrano, Brooklyn, NY and Robert De Angelis, Weymouth. 

The female 5K winner was Brookline's Elizabeth Zamore. Lillian Lingham also of Brookline finished second and Bethany Heslam of North Port FL was third.


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