Dylan Belles, Gina Rouse Win Knoxville Marathon
KNOXVILLE, TN — Dylan Belles of Greensboro, NC, won Sunday’s Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon in 2:25:15. Peter Limo of Morristown, NJ, was second in 2:28:37, and Peter Kemboi Chemaoy, also of Morristown, NJ, was third in 2:43:04. Fourth went to Danny Kratzer of Hendersonville, NC, in 2:46:14, while Brad Sweigart of Mechanicsburg, PA, was fifth in 2:47:42.
Gina Rouse repeated as the women’s champion in 2:52:06. Lynn Baione of Sevierville was second in 3:10:01, followed by Eden Slater of Knoxville in 3:16:08. Fourth went to Tammy Slusser of Monroeville, PA, in 3:16:59. She was followed by Courtney Madson of Knoxville in 3:21:01.
Julius Koskei of Morristown, NJ, won the half marathon in 1:07:24. Austin Whitelaw of Johnson City, TN, was second in 1:07:43. Teferi Regasa of Morristown, NJ, was third in 1:08:13.
Firegent Mandefiro of Morristown, NJ, was female winner in 1:22:47. Evan Adams of Johnson City, TN, was second in 1:23:14, and Amanda Martin of Knoxville was third in 1:23:18.
Andrew Ogle of Knoxville was the 5K winner in 16:44. Kelsey Kane of Knoxville was female winner in 20:16.
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