Seasoned runners take Beeds Lake half marathon, 10K run


The family of Isaac Staat, who was running the Beeds Lake half marathon, take a picture of him and cheer him on as he passes by at the 10K mark on Saturday. Pictured on the sideline are Eric Staat, Karen Staat, Octavia Staat and Aaron Staat. (Kristi Nixon/Hampton Chronicle)

HAMPTON – Randy Sturm was the overall winner of the Beeds Lake half marathon held Saturday morning.

The 35-year-old completed the course in 1 hour, 28 minutes and 38 seconds to finish just six seconds ahead of the second-place finisher Neil J. Young.

Winning the female portion of the race was Stephanie Mortenson, 30, who was less than a minute behind Sturm and Young.

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