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Philly Marathon Winners

Here's what to expect this weekend if you plan on running, watching or just avoiding the road closures



    Runners Cross Finish Line at Philly Marathon

    Tens of thousands of people packed the Ben Franklin Parkway for the 20th annual Philadelphia Marathon. NBC10's Matt DeLucia spoke with some of the runners about what it took to get to this day. (Published Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013)

    About 30,000 runners flocked to Pennsylvania's largest city for the 20th annual Philadelphia Marathon and related events.

    The winner of Sunday's men's race was Abebe Mekuriya of Ethiopia, who finished in two hours, 17 minutes and 35 seconds. The women's winner was Irina Alexandrova of Russia, who turned in a time of two hours, 39 minutes and six seconds. (Both pictured)

    Both winners will receive the top prize of $3,500.

    The top local runner was 24-year-old Nick Hilton, who finished third in the men's race. The Arizona resident is originally from Reading.

    Philly Marathon: A Long Time Coming

    [PHI] Philly Marathon: A Long Time Coming
    The Philly Marathon was the culmination of months of hardwork for several runners. NBC10's Matt DeLucia speaks with them before the big race.
    (Published Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013)

    Weekend events also included a half marathon, an 8k race and a Kids Fun Run.

    Here are the full results and times:

    Men's Division Marathon                
    Abebe Mekuriya, City Falls, NY 2:17:35
    Tesfaye Dube, New York, NY 2:18:15
    Nicholas Hilton, Flagstaff, AZ 2:19:36
    Birhanu Mekonnen, Washington, DC 2:19:59
    Abiyot Endale, Bronx, NY 2:20:55
    Women's Division Marathon
    Irina Alexandrova, Hebron, KY 2:39:06
    Tezeta Dengersa, Washington, DC 2:40:13
    Meseret Basa, New York, NY 2:40:51
    Aregash Abate, High Falls, NY 2:42:41
    Amanda Marino, Jackson, NJ 2:43:57
    Men's Masters Division Marathon
    Jae Yung Hyung, Alburquerque, NM 2:24:40
    Rich Burke, Morristown, NJ 2:31:20
    Ray Pugsley, Potomac Falls, VA 2:34:06
    Doug Fernandez, Richmond, VA 2:37:49
    Women's Masters Division Marathon
    Mary Pardi, Falmouth, ME 2:53:39
    Myriam Grenon, Longueuil, QC, Canada 2:59:16
    Catherine Spiess, New Albany, OH 3:06:15
    Kim Redden, Ottawa, MB Canada 3:06:45
    Men's Wheelchair Marathon
    Grant Berthiaume, Tuscon, AZ 2:04:26
    Men's Division Half Marathon
    Elijah Karanja Hebron, KY 1:02:59
    Direba Yigezu New York, NY 1:03:23
    Jordan Chipangama Flagstaff, AZ 1:03:28
    Yonas Mebrahtu East Flagstaff, AZ 1:03:53
    Henry Rutto Royersford, PA 1:04:10
    Women's Division Half Marathon
    Rkia El Moukim Queens, NY 1:10:53
    Adrienne Herzog, Boulder, CO 1:12:59
    Jane Murage, Royersford, PA 1:12:59
    Ingrid Mollenkopf, Flower Mound, TX 1:13:04
    Allison Mendez, Austin, TX 1:13:47
    Men's Masters Half Marathon
    Eric Shafer, Pittsburgh, PA 1:13:21
    Paul Thompson, Peekskill, NY 1:13:23
    Kevin Beugless, Media, PA 1:17:05
    Martin Fontaine, Otterburn Park, QC Canada 1:17:51
    Women Masters Half Marathon

    Vicky Jasparro Fredericksburg, VA 1:25:24
    Jill Tenny, Harrisburg, PA 1:21:24
    Susanne Vanzijl, Elkton, MD 1:29:49
    Vicki Boyer, Elizabethtown, PA 1:29:42
    Men's Wheelchair Half Marathon
    Shannon Franks, College Park, MD  1:09:53
    Daniel Wheeler, Shamong, NJ  2:11:44         
    Women's Wheelchair Half Marathon
    Michelle Wheeler, New York, NY 1:30:51

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