WINNIPEG — The 36th annual Manitoba Marathon was run Sunday under dreary, rainy skies, but still managed to bring out 12,000 participants.
A yearly Father’s Day tradition, runners made the 26-mile trek on wet pavement through Winnipeg to finish up at University Stadium at the U of M.
The first place winner of the full marathon was Brian Walker of Winnipeg with a time of 2:36:44. Yussuf Abduselam finished first in the half marathon at 1:09:32.
Alice Sherwin of Winnipeg won the full marathon in the women’s category with a time of 3:04:38, while Cathy Cullen finished the half women’s race with a time of 1:25:13.
Other first place winners:
Marathon Relay — Stride Ahead (2:22:59)
Free Press 10K — Nicolas Burmey (0:40:59)
2.6-mile Super Run — Gavin Maxwell (0:16:11)
Wheelchair Marathon — Kris Cowley (2:26:34)
Funds raised through the Manitoba Marathon supports people living with intellectual disabilities.