Trumbull's Thompson, Romanchick top finishers in Sunset Run
Drew Thompson of Fairfield Prep and Kate Romanchick of Trumbull High were overall male & female winners in this year’s Trumbull Rotary Sunset Run at Twin Brooks Park on July 22.
Thompson, a Trumbull native, completed the 5K in 16:35. Ansonia’s Tim Milenkevich was second in 16:38. Monroe’s Moetiz Shilleh took third with a time of 17:24.
On the woman's side, Romanchick led wire-to-wire in a time of 19:25. Shelton’s Lisa Lafferty was second in 22:22. Trumbull’s Margaret LoSchiavo 22:32.
Trumbull High’s boys and girls cross country team each took first place in the high school team competition.
Hundreds of residents and runners from surrounding towns came out to take part in the Sunset Run 5K, run along the course in the Pinewood Lake area. Residents brought out sprinklers to help keep runners cool and there were plenty of water stops along the way. The event had something for everyone, including face painting and a 1200-meter Kid’s Fun Run. All proceeds from the race help to fund projects in the community. Race results located at hitekracing.com.