WENATCHEE — Just three years ago, Brian Carroll had never run an official road race. Never.
Then he dropped 80 pounds.
On Saturday, the Ellensburg runner captured the River Run Half-Marathon in Wenatchee, showing off what is now a fit body and a determination to never fall back to the old days.
“I was about 250 pounds and I lost a bunch of weight, and then I started running,” Carroll said after crossing the finish line in downtown Wenatchee in…