DARIEN, Conn. – Norwalk’s Tim Downs and Wilton’s Mary Zengo paced the largest field ever in the 33-year history of the Darien Road Race at Pear Tree Point on Sunday.
Downs won the overall race and Zengo won the women’s division of the 10-kilometer race. More than 600 runners were registered for the 10K and 1.5-mile loop run. Last year's events had 490 finishers.
Downs had made a last-minute decision to run the race. “I just found out about it last night,’’ said Downs, who is training for the Marine Corps Marathon in October. “Some friends told me about last night. I’m a ...