The inaugural Beardsley Beast 5k went off on Saturday to benefit the Bridgeport Field of Dreams Foundation and the Esiason Foundation for Cystic Fibrosis with 69 runners and 11 walkers. Congrats to race coordinator Chris Kinsley, who was putting on his first race and lets hope it grows even bigger next year. Kinsley said he received lots of positive feedback and that the runners loved the course in Beardsley Park.
The winner of the race was Lenny Arias, 26, of Bridgeport, who finished in 15:31. Henry Pavon, 24, of Bridgeport, was second in 15:37. The top female finisher was Megan Peterson, 30, of Fairfield, who timed in at 16:26. Karen Newman, 52, of Old Greenwich was the second female finisher in 18:16. For complete results visit http://www.clubct.org/Results/13Results/13BeastRes.html