The 37th Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon, Half-Marathon & 10k took over downtown Cleveland yesterday on a glorious spring morning ideal for running. Here are some photos from the announce platform at the finish line on Lakeside Avenue where some 20,000 runners came blasting by. Kenyans Philip Lagat and Sarah Kiptoo won the marathon titles. Lagat ran a near 3:00 PR in 2:12::39 to add the marathon to his 2010 Rite Aid Cleveland 10k win, while Kiptoo defended her 2013 marathon title in 2:34:58. Fellow Kenyans Julius Koskei (29:06) and Lilian Mariita (33:42) earned the 10K titles.
Call Me! says #2280 Stella Balzli of New Castle, Pa. as she finishes her marathon in 4:45:27 with 10Ker Christine Shearer of New Wilmington, Pa. (51:39)
We did it!
Hand in Hand – #1796 Rebecca Wildman of Conroe, Texas in 4:06:53 &
Girls in Tutus in the half – #4784 – April Hirsh of University Heights, Ohio & #10672 –
Karen Konrad, Willowick, Oh. with friend.
Come on, Dad. We can finish!
Boys in Tutus, too!
Hellickson Family of Hinckley, Oh. awaiting arrival of Katey who ran 4:26:18
Pushing all the way! # 512 – Anthony Mooreland, Mayfield Heights, Oh. 3:28:07.
She/he Did It!
Sharon Anderson, Brighton, Michigan & Jerome Gross of Pinckney, Mi. finish the half in 3:22:22. Who talked Who into this?
Sarah Kiptoo defends her women’s marathon title in 2:34:58
Julius Koskei of Kenya wins 10K in 29:06
Lending Helping Hands to Alise Smith of Lakewood, Oh.
Toya enters senior division in Cleveland with both feet off the ground. Happy birthday, Toya! Fellow finish line announcer Rob Powers maintaining dignified silence.
The kick is the thing for Cody Englander, 10, of Shaker Heights, Oh. in 50:31
Marathon win to Philip Lagat in 2:12:39, a near 3:00 PR. He won the 10K in 2010.
Cleveland 10k legend Anne Audain, 7X champion, welcomes home We Run This City Program Kids.
We Run This City parents and vols enjoy the final mile.
Annde Audain with We Run This City program founder Tara Taylor all smiles as over 700 kids complete the program in 2014
We Run This City!
Another great race weekend at Rite Aid Cleveland. See you in 2015!