Entering a new Masters category at age 40, Owen Baird defended his title from last year’s event and was the overall winner in the third annual Brainerd Homecoming 5K Run on Saturday.
Baird finished in 18:24. Runners-up where Taylor Schloemer and David Kelm at 20:58.
In the women’s division, 13-year-old Lauren Benson won the title at 23:53.
Complete results are at www.onestoprace.com.
Eighty runners finished the event, which is sponsored by Brainerd School District 181 and the Warriors’ Nordic ski team.