Last year’s runner-up William Martin (2:28:48) outran close to 1,300 runners to win the Rocket City Marathon in Huntsville, Alabama. The USATF certified, Boston-qualifying course included a trip under the rockets of the U.S. Space and Rocket Center. David Marley earned runner-up honors with a time of 2:31:46. In a tight race for third, Michael Deason (2:32:29) managed to hold off Mark Hamilton (2:32:46). For the women, it was Jeannette Faber (2:51:54) taking the top spot. Justyna Mudy-Mader (2:55:56) finished just ahead of Florence Mose (2:56:11) for second.
— Daniel Boyette (@danielboyette) December 12, 2015