Seward’s Lafleur wins Catalina Half Marathon

Seward’s Hannah Lafleur was the top woman in the Catalina Half Marathon in California and placed fourth overall Saturday. The course is 13.1 miles long and had 2,753 feet of elevation gain and loss.

Lafleur, who won the women’s Mount Marathon Race last summer, finished in 1 hour, 37 minutes and 11 seconds. She held off California runner Evelyne Ruiz by just 18 seconds. Lafleur broke the course record by more than four minutes.

California’s Elijah Orr won the event at 1:23:59.

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