Aaron Metler (2:19:29.32) defended his St. George Marathon title against almost 5,500 runners, despite coming in 23 seconds slower than a year ago.
He also won it in 2010.
The USATF certified course in St. George, Utah, takes participants on a scenic descent through the Pine Valley Mountains.
Former winner Fritz Van De Camp (2:22:27.23) finished runner-up for a third year in a row.
He won it in 2012.
Mike J. Nelson (2:27:49.77) managed to hold off Nate R. Clayson (2:28:06.43) for third.
Nelson finished third a year ago.
"The St.George Marathon – We strive to make every runner feel like they're our most important runner." WATCH at 5 &10 pic.twitter.com/XvMJqASGWZ
— Tasmin Mahfuz (@TasminMahfuz) October 3, 2015
For the women, it was Amber Green (2:43:13.30) finishing first for the third time in four years.
She placed second in 2013.
Emily J. Barrett (2:47:58.87) earned runner-up honors in this year’s race with a time of 2:47:58.87.
Angie Beebe (2:51:00.17) improved slightly on her fifth-place finish from a year ago to take third.
— KUTV 2News (@KUTV2News) October 4, 2015
|2||Fritz VAN DE CAMP||2:22:27.23|
|3||Mike J. NELSON||2:27:49.77|
|4||Nate R. CLAYSON||2:28:06.43|
|5||Ben VAN BEEKUM||2:28:24.82|
|8||Jonathan B. KOTTER||2:31:32.17|
|9||James E. BEYER||2:31:56.02|
|2||Emily J. BARRETT||2:47:58.87|
|4||Jenny E. SPERRY||2:51:53.01|
|5||Hattie A. HUTCHINGS||2:53:05.96|
|7||Candace E. CARLISLE||2:54:17.26|
|8||Penny J. PARRISH||2:54:34.88|
|9||Amanda L. MANGELSDORF||2:55:06.92|
|10||Marisa A. LIZAK||2:55:47.43|