Jeffrey Eggleston takes the win at Virginia Beach Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon

01 Sep 2014 13:00
Jean-Loup Fenaux
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Jeffrey Eggleston, from Boulder Colorado, wins the Virginia Beach Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon in 01:05:28. At mid race, he was at the 4th place. And when the top 3 runners slowed down at a water station, Jeffrey kept going and managed to keep the lead until he crossed the finish line.

Second and third place went to David Richardson (01:05:41) and Tyler Pennel (01:06:08).

This is not Jeffrey’s first win in a half marathon, since he had already won the Chicago Half Marathon in 2013 and the San Francisco Half Marathon in 2012.

Lilian Marita from Kenya was the first women to cross the finish line with a time of 01:15:30. She was followed by Caroline Kiptoo (01:16:19)
and Joyce Kandie (01:16:38).

7,750 runners finished the race.

Top 10 Men

1 Jeffrey Eggleston 01:05:28
2 David Richardson 01:05:41
3 Tyler Pennel 01:06:08
4 Simion Chirchir 01:06:18
5 Betram Keter 01:06:45
6 Abraham Chelanga 01:06:49
7 Brandon York 01:08:21
8 Ezekiel Kiplagat 01:11:50
9 David Johnson 01:12:03
10 Evan Michael Gates 01:12:20

Top 10 Ladies

1 Lilian Marita 01:15:30
2 Caroline Kiptoo 01:16:19
3 Joyce Kandie 01:16:38
4 Sarah Crouch 01:19:58
5 Jessica Storm 01:27:48
6 Michele Bryceland 01:28:01
7 Yoko England 01:30:54
8 Laura Shannon 01:33:26
9 Valerie Nostrant 01:34:31
10 Rachel Knotts 01:34:42