Tampa's Mark Parrish came from behind, overcoming a 20 second deficit, to win the 2016 Gasparilla Distance Classic 15K in 46:38.
Two-time winner Austin Richmond of Babson Park set a blistering pace from the start. But at the halfway point, the former University of Florida standout began to chip away at his lead.
In the women's race, Tampa's Becky Howarth finished first in 54:47 followed by New Port Richey's Jacki Wachtel in 56:56. Read more...
-Terry Tomalin, Times Outdoors Writer