Korir, Kiptoo Capture 41st Kentucky Derby Festival MiniMarathon
Louisville’s Wesley Korir won his fourth miniMarathon, Caroline Kiptoo captures women's race
Posted Monday, 21 April, 2014
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Clear skies and cooler morning temps made for nice running conditions as the Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon and miniMarathon presented by Walmart and HumanaVitality kicked off this morning. 16,000 runners were registered to participate in the road races. 2014 marks the 41st edition miniMarathon and 13th year for the Marathon.
It was a close finish in the men’s division of the miniMarathon. Louisville’s Wesley Korir, won his fourth miniMarathon with a time of 1 hour, minutes, 35 seconds. He was 17 hundredths of a second in front of second place finisher Simion Chirchir.
Caroline Kiptoo of Newport, Ky. won first place in the women’s division of the miniMarathon with a time of 1:15:46. Aaron Pike of Urbana, Ill, won first place in the men’s wheelchair division of the miniMarathon with a time of 48:52 and Lindsey McGlinch of Greenville, Ohio, won first place in the women’s wheelchair division of the miniMarathon with a time of 1:33:22.
The full Marathon winners were Birhanu Tadesse of Washington, D.C. in the men’s division with a time of 2:17:54 and Tezata Dengersa of Washington, D.C. in the women’s division with a time of 2:43:51.
13th Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon and 41st miniMarathon
Louisville, KY, April 19, 2014
1. Wesley Korir 1:03:35:07 Louisville, KY
2. Simion Chirchir 1:03:35:24 Chapel Hill, NC
3. George Towett 1:04:42 Hebron, KY
1. Caroline Kiptoo 1:15:46 Newport, KY
2. Allison Morgan 1:15:52 Lexington, KY
3. Marion Kandie 1:16:09 Bowling Green, KY
1. Birhanu Tadesse 2:17:54 Washington, DC
2. Getachew Asfaw 2:20:50 Silver Spring, MD
3. Joseph Amenya 2:25:51 Grand Prairie, TX
1.Tezata Dengersa 2:43:51 Washington, D.C.
2. Stephanie Telek 2:53:38 Dayton, OH
3. Anya Martinez 2:58:25 Louisville, KY
For additional times and place information, visit http://kdf.xacte.com