Manitoba Marathon Runners Hit Winnipeg Streets

Manitoba Marathon Runners Hit Winnipeg Streets

Runners take off from the starting line of the half marathon on Sunday, June 17, 2012 at the University of Manitoba. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA)

Kenya’s Thomas Omwenga was the big winner at Sunday’s 34th Manitoba Marathon — placing first with a time of 2:25.13.

Brian Walker of Winnipeg finished second with a time of 2:33.18, while Bradley Keefe, also of Winnipeg, placed third with a time of 2:37.40.

Anna Kibor of Kenya was the first woman to cross the finish line with a time of 2:49.45.

Winnipeg’s Corey Gallagher won the men’s half marathon with an unofficial time of 1:10.13.

More than 13,000 runners were registered for the annual marathon, which fundraises for programs that support Manitobans living with disabilities.

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