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Manitoba Marathon Runners Hit Winnipeg Streets

June 17, 2012 1:04 PM | Sports


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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