Results: Macias, Lelei win close ones in College Station

21 Dec 2015 05:33
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Marathon results

Mario Macias (2:24:21) made it in ahead of almost 700 runners to win the 5th Baylor Scott and White BCS Marathon in College Station, Texas.
A rainy day didn’t stop participants like runner-up David Chepkwony (2:25:44) from completing the USATF certified, Boston Marathon qualifier, which worked its way through the Texas A&M University campus.
Last year’s half marathon winner Abraham Rutto (2:46:22) rounded out the top three.
He took second in the full in 2013.
For the women, it was Jane Rotich (2:57:17) taking the top spot.
Meggan Franks finished second with a time of 2:58:58.
Third-place finisher Randi Burnett (2:59:38) was the only other runner to finish under three hours.
The trio finished, fifth, seventh and ninth overall, respectively.

Top 10 Men

1 Mario MACIAS 2:24:21 2 David CHEPKWONY 2:25:44 3 Abraham RUTTO 2:46:22 4 Liang WU 2:54:56 5 Tomas MORENO 2:57:58 6 Houston FRANKS 2:58:58 7 Neil SMITH 3:00:27 8 Jonathan TANGUAY 3:00:57 9 Ryan MARTIN 3:01:40 10 Domingo MONJARAS 3:01:46

Top 10 Women

1 Jane ROTICH 2:57:17 2 Meggan FRANKS 2:58:58 3 Randi BURNETT 2:59:38 4 Melissa HOPPER 3:05:12 5 Sandie NATHAN 3:17:47 6 Barb MORCOMBE 3:22:16 7 Candice COX 3:25:49 8 Grace HOWARD 3:29:55 9 Lan LY 3:31:34 10 Kasey SIMS 3:32:05

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Half Marathon results

Henry Lelei (1:06:49.9) held off close to 2,000 runners to win the BCS Half Marathon for the second time in three years.
He cut more than three minutes from his third-place finish a year ago.
In a tight race for second, Eliud Ngetich (1:07:13.2) edged Will Naton (1:07:41.3).
For the women, it was Hillary Montgomery cutting more than four minutes from her 2014 time to defend her title.
Her mark of 1:12:57.2 was good for sixth overall.
Finishing ninth was runner-up Allison Macsas (1:17:32.4).
Megan Saloom came in a close third at 1:18:19.6.

Top 10 Men

1 Henry LELEI 1:06:49.9 2 Eliud NGETICH 1:07:13.2 3 Will NATON 1:07:41.3 4 Peter CHEBII 1:08:08.5 5 Al ESCALERA 1:10:43.3 6 Nathanael PINEDA 1:12:58.0 7 Colin MCCATHARN 1:14:13.9 8 Austin BUSSING 1:17:35.7 9 Chris NEALY 1:18:03.5 10 Connor BROCK 1:20:02.2

Top 10 Women

1 Hillary MONTGOMERY 1:12:57.2 2 Allison MACSAS 1:17:32.4 3 Megan SALOOM 1:18:19.6 4 Florence NGETICH 1:20:53.2 5 Jess Draskau PETERSSON 1:21:45:1 6 Rachael BREWER 1:21:52.3 7 Skye TAYLOR 1:32:00.5 8 Paz ZISMAN 1:35:53.1 9 Sudney LENGEFELD 1:36:11.5 10 Christi LONDON 1:36:44.9

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