Jason Brosseau (2:46:01) bested more than 2,100 runners to win the 19th annual U.S. Air Force Marathon held on the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base just east of Dayton, Ohio.
He finished ninth in the half marathon a year ago.
The only other time Brosseau ran the full was in 2010.
He finished second.
Runner-up Matthew Farkas (2:47:04) followed Brosseau in this year’s full, after losing the lead around the 25-mile mark.
Trevor Schmidt rounded out the top three with a time of 2:52:22.
He finished seventh in 2013.
For the women, it was last year’s runner-up Elissa Ballas (2:57:21) cutting 36 seconds from her 2014 finish to take the top spot.
Her 2015 mark was good for sixth overall.
It was Ballas last day of active duty.
Last year’s winner Nicola Holdsworth (3:03:24) came in more than seven minutes slower than a year ago for second.
Returning to the podium for the second time in three years was third-place finisher Sarah Auer (3:13:45).
She also took third in 2013.
Isaiah Bragg (1:11:28) beat more than 5,300 runners to win the U.S. Air Force Half Marathon.
He finished seventh in 2014.
Jake Kasperski (1:12:31) finished just steps ahead of Jacob Bradosky (1:12:35) for second.
No other runner finished under an hour and 20 minutes.
For the women, it was Anne Portlock winning with a time of 1:23:59.
She was the only runner to finish under an hour and a half.
Similar to the men’s race, Halle Cupp (1:31:29) was able to hold off Annelise Rowe (1:31:47) in a tight race for second.