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New Canaan, Greenwich Runners Win Boston Buildup

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Greenwich’s Anja Krieger-Redwood won her third straight race in the women’s division while New Canaan’s Will McDonough topped the men’s field in the Boston Buildup 20-kilometer run in Fairfield.

McDonough covered the 12.4 miles in 1:09.42. Krieger-Redwood ran 1:22.19 to pace the women’s field. The race featured a record 344 finishers, eclipsing the previous high of 324 set last year. The race was run on a new course with temperatures in the teens.

McDonough pulled away from Tim Milenkevich with about four miles to go. Art Gunther came on to finish second in 1:10.34 and Milenkevich took third in 1:10.55. Milenkevich runs for the Westport-based TargeTraining team.

Krieger-Redwood led from start to finish. Darien’s Liz Herbert took second in the women’s division in 1:24.23 and Norwalk’s Julie Heaphy finished third in 1:24.32.

McDonough pulled ahead in the overall series standings, followed by Milenkevich and Jacob Grice, of Stamford. Krieger-Redwood leads the women’s field, followed by Herbert and Heaphy.

The 34th-edition of the winter running series concludes with a 25-kilometer run on March 4 at Silvermine School in Norwalk. Complete results are available at clubct.org.