Nelson Oyugi from Kenya, was the first runner to cross the finish line at Half Marathon after 1:01:52.32. He was followed by Julius Koskei (1:02:16.96) and Eliud Too (1:02:34.72). Oyugi who was running in Indianapolis for the first time established a new record for the race. The previous record holder had run the race in 1:01:59.
Lilian Mariita also from Kenya won the ladies race in 1:12:03.75 before Caroline Kiptoo (1:13:31.47) and Cynthia Jerop (1:13:31.47). Mariita has already won the race in 2012.
The race is also open for wheelchair athletes. Gyudae Kim won the men’s race in 44:38.77 and Chelsea McClammer the ladies race in 51:50.97.
The weather conditions where excellent for the 25,527 runners who crossed the finish line. This huge number makes the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon the largest half marathon in the US.
The race starting in Downtown Indianapolis makes a lap around the historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway before finishing by Military Park.
For the first time this year, the runners were grouped in 5 different corrals (based on runners estimated finish times) to make the run a more enjoyable experience for everyone.
|1||Nelson Oyugi||Santa Fe, NM||1:01:52.32|
|2||Julius Koskei||Hebron, KY||1:02:16.96|
|4||Robert Ndiwa||Wyack, NY||1:02:46.75|
|5||Benson Cheruiyot||Valparaiso, IN||1:02:50.48|
|6||Meshack Kirwa||Santa Fe, NE||1:02:52.17|
|7||Kiplangat Terer||Santa Fe, NE||1:03:29.29|
|8||Jacob Chemtai||Santa Fe, NE||1:03:58.09|
|9||Benard Langat||Santa Fe, NM||1:04:23.32|
|10||Abdelaaziz Atmani||Indianapolis, IN||1:04:33.36|
|1||Lilian Mariita||Hebron, KY||1:12:03.75|
|2||Caroline Kiptoo||Hebron, KY||1:13:31.47|
|3||Cynthia Jerop||Grand Prairie, TX||1:14:45.56|
|4||Grace Kahura||Hebron, KY||1:15:24.39|
|5||Sarah Kiptoo||Santa Fe, NM||1:15:41.33|
|6||Whitney Bevins-Lazzara||Indianapolis, IN||1:17:00.32|
|7||Erin Vergara||Indianapolis, IN||1:19:16.17|
|8||Faith Stephan||Larkspur, CO||1:19:26.18|
|9||Kate Phillips||Indianapolis, IN||1:20:10.69|
|10||Kelby Jenkins||Frankfort, IN||1:20:43.73|
|1||Gyudae Kim||Champaign, IL||44:38.77|
|2||Josh George||Champaign, IL||44:39.35|
|3||Adam Bleakney||Champaign, IL||45:01.23|
|4||James Senbeta||Champaign, IL||45:02.08|
|5||Brian Siemann||Savoy, IL||49:02.42|
|6||Robert Kozarek||Urbana, IL||49:11.88|
|7||Travis Dodson||Champaign, IL||50:40.64|
|8||John Enrietto||Columbia City, IN||51:12.06|
|9||Peter Park||Champaign, IL||53:53.76|
|10||Raymond Martin||Champaign, IL||58:26.46|
|1||Chelsea McClammer||Champaign, IL||51:50.97|
|2||Amanda McGrory||Savoy, IL||51:52.68|
|3||Susannah Scaroni||Urbana, IL||53:58.72|
|4||Kelsey Lefevour||Savoy, IL||58:32.84|
|5||Jill Moore||Champaign, IL||1:08:37.39|
|6||Arielle Rausin||Urbana, IL||1:09:20.33|
|7||Maryann Davis||Indianapolis, IN||1:52:11.22|
|8||Maureen McGee||Chicago, IL||1:57:02.30|
|9||Rebecka Howard||Greencastle, IN||2:16:33.28|
|10||Kelli Turner||Indianapolis, IN||2:35:32.53|
Complete results for the 2014 500 Festival Mini-Marathon