This year the marathon introduced a new starting line location. It moved from downtown Columbus to North Bank Park in the Arena District where the finish line is located.
Meshack Kirwa won the marathon with a time of 02:18:17. The was followed on the finish line by Kennedy Kemei (02:19:31) and Tony Migliozzi (02:20:53).
Lauren Woodring toped the women’s race when she finished the race in 02:18:17. Irina Alexandrova took the second place (02:43:34) and Stephanie Telek the third (02:45:24).
5,443 runners crossed the finish line.
Nelson Oyugi set a new course record in the half marathon with a time of 01:03:24. The previous year was set 4 years ago. Oyugi finished more than two minutes ahead of Patrick Cheptoek (01:05:32). Siraw Kebede Gelaw was third in 01:05:41.
In the women’s race, Lilian Mariita was the fastest. She crossed the finish line after 1:14:02, 3 seconds before Etaferahu Temesgen (01:14:05). The third place went to Allison Morgan with a time of 01:15:28.
10,411 runners finished the half marathon.
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