Wrangell marathon draws 62 runners


August 2, 2018

Caleb Vierkant/ Wrangell Sentinel

There were 15 participants in the 2018 Wrangell marathon. Also running were 18 half-marathon runners and 29 5K runners.

The Wrangell marathon, kicking off at 8 a.m. Sunday morning, saw 15 people participating. Also running were 18 participants in a half-marathon and 29 people in a 5K. The male and female winners of each race are as follows:

- 5K: Mason Huffman, 21:30 and Molly Ortiz, 24:43;

- Half-marathon: Joe Viechnicki, 1:41:19 and Helen Boggs, 1:54:01; and

- Marathon: Gary Koch, 4:06:08 and Becky Fortina, 4:48:33.

A marathon participant of note includes San Antonio, Texas resident Larry Macon. Macon holds the Guinness World Record for the most marathons run in a year. He earned this achievement in 2013 w...

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