On a great day for racing, Richard Chelimo, Toledo, OH, won the 2015 GO! St. Louis Marathon with a time of 2:36:11. Chelimo was closely followed by Stanley Boen, Santa Fe, NM, with a time of 2:26:26. Finishing third was local athlete Walker Yane, posting a time of 2:37:28. On the women’s side, Andrea Karl, St. Louis, MO crossed the line first with a time of 2:54:29. Finishing second was Elizabeth Handschy, Eldon, MO, with a 2:57:04, and third was Lauren Delfeld, Gurnee, IL., with a 3:06:20.
In the Half Marathon, Kenneth Rotich won a close battle with Julius Koskei to finish first. Rotich crossed the line in 1:03:46, followed by Koskei at 1:03:48. Finishing third was Geoffrey Kenisi with a 1:05:50.
Lilian Mariito won the women’s title with a time of 1:13:35, second place went to Priscah Bartenge, while local runner Krista Arnold finished third with a time of 1:21:28.
The Marathon Relay was won by Team Off Constantly, which marks the fourth time (2009, 2010, 2011, 2015) they have finished first in the Relay.
In Saturday’s 5K race in Forest Park, Cody Newlon ran a 16:22 to take the title, while Elizabeth Turner finished with a 18:34 to win the women’s title.
In all, an estimated 25,000 registered for a race at the 15th Annual GO! St. Louis Marathon & Family Fitness Weekend.
Check out the results HERE