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MORE THAN 1,000 PARTICIPATE IN STEPHEN STRASBURG 5K WITH TONY GWYNN
Brian Sullivan wins 3.1-mile race in 16 minutes, 18 seconds (16:18)
Event hosted by Strasburg raises funds for Aztecs Baseball Program
SAN DIEGO – “Brian Sullivan” topped 1,000 other runners and walkers to win the Stephen Strasburg 5K and Run with Tony Gwynn benefiting the Aztec Baseball program in a time of 16 minutes, 18 seconds. Araceli Huerta was the top overall women’s finisher with a time of 20 minutes, 2 seconds.
“I would like to thank the community for its continual support,” said Strasburg following the race held on the campus of San Diego State University. “I am proud and honored to have the opportunity to give back to this great university that has given me so much. This is a wonderful reminder of why San Diego is known as America’s Finest City. Go Aztecs.”
Strasburg is an alumnus of West Hills High School (Santee, CA) and SDSU. Following an outstanding career on Montezuma Mesa that included winning the Golden Spikes Award as amateur baseball’s best player, he was the number one overall pick of the Washington Nationals in the 2009 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft. He debuted with the Nationals 3 seasons ago. The San Diego native still makes his home in the area.
The top three overall finishers:
1. Brian Sullivan (16:18) Araceli Huerta (20:02)
2. Josh Paradise (16:51) Corinne Chapkis (20:23)
3. William Sanders (17:29) Sylvia Longworth (20:46)