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More Than 5,500 Run in Santa Anita Derby Day 5K [Photos]

The annual run was held Saturday at the Santa Anita Park in Arcadia.

Men's winner Aaron Sharp. Photo Courtesy: Kinane Events
Men's winner Aaron Sharp. Photo Courtesy: Kinane Events

Aaron Sharp of Port Hueneme posted a time of 15:01 to win his third straight Santa Anita Derby Day 5K at Santa Anita Park Saturday.  It was the 20th anniversary of the Los Angeles race.

Ashley Ramirez of Oxnard finished in 17:48 to win to take the women's title.

Jacques Salberg of Pasadena finished in 15:23 and Eulogio Rodriguez of Whittier clocked 15:29 to finish as second and third for the men.

Wrapping second and third place for the women were Nikki Rollins of Los Angeles and Chloe Fata of South Pasadena with times of 18:19 and 18:28, respectively. 

More than 5,500 runners and walkers took part in the race, traditionally held at Santa Anita Park. 

"This is one of the best years we've had," said Kathy Kinane, president of Kinane Events, which manages the race. 

For complete results go to kinaneevents.com/EVENTS/SA/results.html.

—Kinane Events

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