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Runners Embraced Rain At 37th Grandma’s Marathon

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DULUTH, Minn. (WCCO) – It was a wet start at the 37th annual Grandma’s Marathon in Two Harbors Saturday.

The full marathon took 57,000 runners down the 26.2-mile course from Two Harbors to Duluth.

Kenya’s Sarah Kiptoo broke the 10-year-old womens’ course record in her Grandma’s marathon debut by finishing in 2 hours and 26 minutes – her personal best.

Bazu Warku won the men’s championship in 2 hours and 11 minutes, the fifth fastest in race history.

In the USA Half Marathon, Mohamed Trafeh crossed the finish line this morning in 1 hour, 1 minute and 17 seconds – beating the previous record by more than a minute. Thirty-three-year-old Adriana Nelson of Boulder, Colo. won the women’s half marathon with a time of 1 hour and 11 minutes.

Click here to see the complete race results.

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