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Wettlaufer wins festival 5K race for second straight year

Cara Wettlaufer won the women's 5K race of the Baltimore Running Festival Oct. 15. The 28-year-old C. Milton Wright alumna led a field of 1,929 women to the finish line in 19:14, winning by 6 seconds. She was one of only two repeat winners of the festival, which drew a record 25,000 entries. Jesse Jaeger of Kingsville finished third in the men's 5K race, clocking 16:19 behind winner Tristam Thomas (15:34). Bob Becker of White Hall won the men's 60-64 age group in 20:23. The largest of the four races of the festival was the CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield Half Marathon, with 9,166 finishers. There were 440 runners from Harford County in the 13.1-mile event, with 10 of them...