COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) - The 40th Annual Branch County Fair 3 mile road race was held last night in Coldwater at Waterworks Park with 35 runners taking part in the competition with 17-year old Alex Beams of Fremont, Indiana the overall winner with a time of 17 minutes, 19.1 seconds. Beams barely edged out runner-up, 19-year old Kegan Culler, also of Fremont, who trailed Beams by just a half-a-second. 18-year old Josh Norton of Coldwater took third place with a time of 17 minutes, 45.8 seconds.
Leading the way for the girls was 18-year old Anna Aldrich of Fremont, timed in 19 minutes, 46.2 seconds.
The run was sponsored by Coldwater on the Run, which also sponsors the annual Coldwater Mini-Ironman Triathalon later this month at Coldwater lake.