Caitlin Keen Returns Home, Wins Flying Pig Marathon

05/07/2018 - 16:22

CINCINNATI, OH — Caitlin Keen, formerly of Cincinnati, dreamed of winning the Flying Pig Marathon.

She did. Now of Fort Worth, Texas, Keen ran 2:46:41 to lead the women’s division at the 20th annual event. Defending champion Kerry Lee of Cincinnati was second woman in 2:53:59. Allison Steinbeck of Cincinnati was third in 3:00:17.

Aaron Viets of Cedarburg, Wisconsin was the overall winner in 2:29:37. Tim Kaiser of Union, Kentucky was second in 2:30:51, while Benjamin Kopecky of St. Louis was third in 2:32:56.

A record 43,127 participants registered for the weekend events. They came from all 50 states and 22 countries.

In the half marathon, Jack Butler of Loveland won the men’s division in 1:10:40. Second in 1:11:10 was Zack Beavin of Lexington, KY. Third was Andrew Bryan of Cincinnati in 1:15:32.

The winner of the women’s division was Molly Trachtenberg of Boston, who won in 1:22:21. Second in 1:23:32 was Katie Lenahan of Cincinnati, the runner-up for the third year in a row, and third was Daniella Orton of Washington, D.C. in 1:23:50.

The wheelchair winner was Marc van Rafelghem of West Chester.

Alison Bedingfield Delgado won the 5K in 19:26. On the men’s side, Benjamin Spratt of Dry Ridge, KY, won in 17:23.

In the Toyota 10K, Chris Reischel of Cincinnati won in 33:37. In the women’s division, 11-year-old Lucia Rodbro of Oxford, Ohio won in 42:07.

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