Nelson Oyugi set a new record at the Columbus Half Marathon

20 Oct 2014 17:05
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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.

Marathon Results

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.

Top 10 Men

1    Meshack Kirwa 02:18:17
2    Kennedy Kemei 02:19:31
3    Tony Migliozzi 02:20:53
4    Jonathan Kibet 02:23:15
5    Andrew Williams 02:24:32
6    David Petrak 02:24:36
7    Nathan King 02:33:47
8    Tyler Griffin 02:33:49
9    Brendon Moody 02:34:17
10  Steven Johnson 02:34:23

Top 10 Women

1    Lauren Woodring 02:41:24
2    Irina Alexandrova 02:43:34
3    Stephanie Telek 02:45:24
4    Tina Husted 02:47:06
5    Christina Johnston 02:47:13
6    Kara Ford 02:50:04
7    Leslie Sexton 02:50:54
8    Jennifer Berry 02:52:11
9    Nicola Holdsworth 02:52:44
10  Bean Wrenn 02:54:43

Complete Marathon Results#

Half Marathon Results

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.

Top 10 Men

1    Nelson Oyugi 01:03:24
2    Patrick Cheptoek 01:05:32
3    Siraw Kebede Gelaw 01:05:41
4    Brandon Bauer 01:05:41
5    Dereje Demie 01:05:45
6    Mark Beams 01:06:25
7 Matt Brooker 01:07:21
8    Geoff Burns 01:07:41
9    Evan Schwartz 01:09:07
10  Dustin Meeker 01:09:09

Top 10 Women

1    Lilian Mariita 01:14:02
2    Etaferahu Temesgen 01:14:05
3    Allison Morgan 01:15:28
4    Christina Murphy 01:16:29
5    Meredith Wagner 01:17:43
6    Justyna Mudy 01:18:49
7    Tara Storage 01:21:34
8    Stephanie Case 01:25:09
9    Melanie Pliskin 01:25:11
10 Kara Storage 01:25:30

Complete Half Marathon Results