Scotland's Andrew Lemonchello wins Las Vegas Marathon
LAS VEGAS (AP) Scotland's Andrew Lemonchello won the Las Vegas Marathon on Sunday night in
2 hours, 21 minutes, 47 seconds in cold wind and rain.
Panama's Williana Rojas won the women's race in 3:08.18.
The 33-year-old Lemonchello, an Olympic steeplechase competitor in 2008 who lives in Flagstaff, Arizona, pulled away with 10 miles left. With the weather and little competition, he slowed off pace.
Tommy Rivers Puzey, also from Flagstaff, was second at 2:34.36.
The 22-year-old Rojas, originally from Venezuela, held off Canada's Jen Annett by 19 seconds.
In the half marathon, Jeffery Eggleston of Boulder, Colorado, won the men's race in 1:04.40, and Jennifer Bergman of Portland, Oregon, took the women's title in 1:15.22.
Teddy Kassa of Torrance, California won the men's 10-kilometer race in 33.37, and Emily Schulik of Houston topped the women's field 41.24.