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Leah Thorvilson – 2012 Little Rock Marathon Winner – Victory Line OMG

Leah Thorvilson Wins 2012 Little Rock Marathon

Arkansas native Leah Thorvilson easily won the 2012 Little Rock Marathon on Sunday over her female competition with a time of 2:37:26.

Her time was 10 minutes ahead of the second female to finish, Hellen Rotich (2:47:46). Third place female went to Heather McWhirter (2:54:14).

Thorvilson’s time was fast enough to place her 4th overall and just 8 minutes behind overall winner Mark Chepses.

Chepses won with a time of 2:29:42. Second place went to Julius Kosgei (2:32:15) and third went to Zach Nyambaso (2:34:47).

Little Rock Marathon Top 10 Finishers:

  1. Mark Chepses – 2:29:42
  2. Julius Kosgei – 2:32:15
  3. Zach Nyambaso – 2:34:47
  4. Leah Thorvilson – 2:37:26
  5. Joseph Aulwes – 2:39:53
  6. John Piggott – 2:41:11
  7. Marathonjunkie Engle – 2:43:16
  8. Brad Poppele – 2:43:59
  9. James Bresette – 2:44:11
  10. John Yoder – 2:45:14

The finish was a personal record for Thorvilson who ran the Olympic Marathon Qualifying Trials last month in Houston.

Thorvilson is Run It Fast – Club member #34 (Join Run It Fast – The Club HERE).

More Winning Photos of Leah

Congrats to Leah from the RIF family on her PR and dominating the competition at Little Rock. Way to Run It Fast!!!

[images: Leah Thorvilson]

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