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Little Rock Marathon – 2014 – Run It Fast

Little Rock Marathon Live Tweets/Results (2014)

Some of the live and featured tweets we came across for the 2014 Little Rock Marathon in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Bad weather caused some of the runners to be diverted to a shorter distance. The really fast and really slow runners (that took the 6am start) where able to finish the official 26.2 mile distance.

The overall winner was Mark Chepses in 2:25:42 and the overall female winner was (RIF #34) Leah Thorvilson in 2:42:39, her fifth Little Rock Marathon win.

Little Rock Marathon/Half Marathon Results

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Elite Marathoner Leah Thorvilson

Leah Thorvilson Wins 2010 St. Jude Marathon

Marathon wild child Leah Thorvilson was the female winner at the 2010 St. Jude Marathon on Sunday in Memphis with a time of 2:40:20.

Second place female went to Firaya Sultanova-Zhda 2:52:09 and third to Muliye Gurmu in 2:54:05.

Thorvilson, who is an elite female marathoner, has already qualified for the U.S. Olympic Trials. She holds several records including the course record at the Tupelo Marathon, a race she has won several times.

She currently resides in Little Rock, Arkansas.

The overall and male winner was Peter Kemboi of Kenya with a time of 2:26:29. In a bang, bang, bang finish Peter edged out Dereje Hailegiorgis 2:26:30 and Ronald Kurui 2:26:35.

The Half Marathon overall winner was Josh McAdams with a time of 1:08:01.  He also won the St. Jude half in 2008.

The first female to finish the Half Marathon was Rachel Best with a time of 1:28:36.

Complete St. Jude Marathon and Half Marathon Results

Money raised from the marathon benefits St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, TN.

Check Out the 2010 St. Jude Marathon Finisher’s Medal

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