Sean McNeil (2:43:53) came in ahead of close to 400 runners to win the Hyannis Marathon in southeast Massachusetts.
The USATF certified course and Boston Marathon qualifying race started in 1978.
Gregory Hardy secured second with a time of 2:46:44.
David Ndungu finished a close third at 2:47:09.
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For the women, it was Amy Steffen cutting more than 12 minutes from her 2014 time, to defend her title.
Her mark of 2:56:39 was also a personal best.
The race was not run in 2015.
Runner-up Kaela Oniel (2:59:08) was the only other runner to finish under three hours.
Kristina Folcik took third with a time of 3:01:54.
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Ryan Place (1:09:22) outpaced nearly 2,000 runners to win the Hyannis Half Marathon.
In a tight race for second, Manuel Gonzalez (1:10:21) managed to hold off Peter Gilmore (1:10:42).
For the women, it was Erica Jesseman (1:18:20) winning with ease.
Elizabeth Ryan earned runner-up honors with a time of 1:22:49.
Bess Ritter (1:23:25) rounded out the top three.
She finished second in 2015.