Schwass, Sutton win 38th Annual Ludington Lakestride half marathon

June 9, 2018 GMT

Warm, overcast and a breezy day greeted the runners in the 38th Annual Ludington Lakestride Saturday afternoon along the shores of Lake Michigan.

Scottville’s Lee Schwass was the top overall winner of the half marathon with a time of 1 hour, 21 minutes, 39.85 seconds. Devon Sutton, a graduate from Ludington now living in Pleasant Ridge, was the women’s winner (1:30:04.06).

Brayden Law of Fort Wayne, Ind., was the top overall winner for the 10-kilometer race with a time of 33 minutes, 3 seconds. The top female winner was former Manistee High School standout Annie Fuller (39:57.97). Both run for Michigan State University.


Fremont’s Nathan Walker was the top runner in the 5-kilometer race (16:27.07), and the top female was Kelsie Schwartz of Grosse Pointe Farms (19:33.99).

According to results posted on the race’s website, there were 772 runners that competed: 369 in the 5-kilometer, 165 in the 10-kilometer and 238 in the half marathon.

For more on the Lakestride, see Monday’s edition of the Daily News.