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Nearly 3,000 participate in Atlanta Marathon, 10-Miler, 5K and Kids' Fun Run

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Close to 3,000 runners and walkers participated in the Atlanta Marathon and 10-Miler, as well as the Atlanta Marathon 5K and Kids' Fun Run on Sunday.

The Atlanta Marathon started and ended at Atlantic Station.

The course took participants on a tour of Atlanta's well-known sites and neighborhoods including Centennial Olympic Park, Georgia Aquarium, CNN Center, Turner Field, The King Center, Grant Park, Virginia-Highland, Piedmont Park, Buckhead.

J. Penny of Johnson City, Tennessee broke the tape as the overall winner of the 2013 Atlanta Marathon with a time of 2:39:04. Penny pulled away from the pack after the first turn in the course and maintained the lead for the remainder of the 26.2 miles.

For the women, Malia Mullen came in first at 2:54:52. Mullen is a triathlete, but had never run a full marathon before.

Georgians took the top spots for the both the Atlanta Marathon 10-Miler and 5K.

For the 10-Miler, Dougie Coffed finished first for the men and Kathleen Turchin was the first woman across the finish line with times of 54:20 and 1:06:56 respectively.

Coffed took the lead at mile one and held it for the remainder of the event.

Lucas Muniz and Elsje J. Yahah took top honors in the Atlanta Marathon 5K.

As part of the event, Atlanta Track Club selected 25 metro Atlanta nonprofit organizations to participate in its Adopt a Marathon Mile program.

2013 Atlanta Marathon Winners

Division

Name

Age

City, State

Time

Overall Male

J. Penny

26

Johnson City, TN

2:39:04

Overall Female

Malia Mullen

29

Edgewater, CO

2:54:52

Masters Male

Brent Fields

41

Covington, GA

2:52:19

Masters Female

Eileen R. Torres

43

Atlanta, GA

3:28:06

 

 

2013 Atlanta Marathon 10-Miler Winners

Division

Name

Age

City, State

Time

Overall Male

Dougie Coffed

27

Atlanta, GA

54:20

Overall Female

Kathleen Turchin

28

Atlanta, GA

1:06:56

Masters Male

Jonathan Corso

44

Decatur, GA

59:44

Masters Female

 

Leslie Collins

45

Marietta, GA

1:09:33

2013 Atlanta Marathon 5K Presented by American Family Insurance Winners

Division

Name

Age

City, State

Time

Overall Male

Lucas Muniz

19

Marietta, GA

17:48

Overall Female

Elsje J. Yamah

30

Lilburn, GA

23:52

Masters Male

Greg Oshust

50

Atlanta, GA

18:58

Masters Female

Terry Ozell

60

Atlanta, GA

24:41

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