Thousands of Runners Hit the Pavement in Annual Manitoba Marathon

Thousands of Runners Hit the Pavement in Annual Manitoba Marathon

Manitoba Marathon
Runners make it across the Elm Park Bridge during the Manitoba Marathon on Sunday, June 18, 2017. (HOWARD WONG / FOR CHRISD.CA)

WINNIPEG — About 12,000 runners laced up on Sunday for the 39th annual Manitoba Marathon.

The run departed from the University of Manitoba’s Fort Garry campus and will end up back there at the new finish line at Investors Group Field this year.

Runners competed in the full marathon, half-marathon, 10-kilometre run and the super run.

Skies opened up overnight, but the rain was tapering off by mid-morning as runners snaked their way through the city.

RESULTS (preliminary)

    • Men’s full marathon:
    • 1) Teresa Fekensa Bayisa (2:38:03) — Toronto
    • 2) Jeremy Walker (2:39:07) — East St. Paul
    • 3) Jeff Sacco (2:44:21) — Winnipeg
    • Men’s half-marathon:
    • 1) Daniel Heschuk (1:09:45) — Neepawa
    • 2) Michael Middlemiss (1:12:29) — Regina
    • 3) Davit Hagos Kidane (1:13:08) — Brandon
    • Women’s full marathon:
    • 1) Emily Ratzlaff (3:14:38) — Winnipeg
    • 2) Ali Cummings (3:16:19) — Sudbury
    • 3) Rebecca Cunnane (3:16:36) — Winnipeg
    • Women’s half-marathon:
    • 1) Jaclyn Adamson (1:23:37) — Winnipeg
    • 2) Emma Kusch Dahle (1:25:53) — Winnipeg
    • 3) Kristjana Britton (1:26:48) — Winnipeg

For full and half marathon wheelchair, marathon relay, super run and 10 km results, click here.

— Staff

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