ST. LOUIS (MO) – April 10, 2011 – Paul Howarth, from Charleston, IL won the GO! St. Louis Marathon in a time of 2:29:41. On a day when start temperatures were above 65 degrees, Howarth edged three-time event champion Karl Gilpin by a few seconds. Gilpin, from Russellville, MO finished with a time of 2:29:43. On the women’s side it was another first time GO! St. Louis champion – Angie Turner, from Hallsville, MO., who finished with a time of 2:59:43. In the Half Marathon race, Josphat Boit, from North Little Rock, AK finished first with a time of 1:06:47. He was followed by second place finisher Sammy Rotich, posting a 1:08:02 time. Rotich is from West DesMoines, IA. Finishing third in the half marathon was Richard Kandie, with a time of 1:08:22. In the women’s half marathon race, Ann Kingori was the first women to cross the line with a time of 1:20:18. Kingori edged Kimi Reed, who posted a 1:20:40 time. Third place was captured by Emily Reed, crossing the line in 1:22:34. On a day that temperatures, combined with high humidity climbed to near 90 degrees, more than 11,500 finished the half marathon and more than 1,900 finished the marathon. The event also included a marathon relay, with more than 500 team registering. In all more than 25,000 participants, competed in 10 different events, over the two-day weekend of fitness races.