COUDERSPORT — Bryan Morseman was the winner of this year’s God’s Country Marathon; he finished at 2:38:57.
If that name sounds familiar, it might be because this is Morseman’s sixth year in a row to win the marathon. He’s a professional marathon runner and has run in more than 100 marathons.
Moresman, 33, of Bath, N.Y., finished almost an hour ahead of second place winner, Patrick Kubovsky, 48, of Mechanicsburg, who finished at 3:29:12.
Nathanial Kuratomi, 39, of Huntington, W. Va finished third at 3:33:54. Tim Abbey, 51, of Elizabethtown took fourth at 3:33:57.
Samantha Carney, 43, of Lemoyne, was the first female to finish and took fifth place overall with a time of 3:37:56.
Dalton Keglovits, 16, of Coudersport, took first place in the half marathon with a time of 1:37:07. Kyle Smail, 27, of Lancaster, placed second at 1:39:36 and Isaac May, 15, placed third at 1:43:27.
Gwenn Catalone, 49, of Fort Mill, S.C., was the first female to finish the half marathon and placed fourth overall.
Team Trc Fox Hunters, an all-male team, placed first in the marathon relay with a time of 3:20:34. Team Runnin’ With The Doc, a team made up of both females and males, placed second at 3:49:23 and Team Run Dunks Run, also a mixed team, placed third at 3:59:12.
Runners in the full marathon and team relay started at the Galeton school and headed toward Nob Hill Motel, where they turned around, ran through some back streets in Galeton. They ran along Route 6 and headed over Denton Hill to Coudersport, where they went through a few side streets and crossed the finish line at the intersection of Main and East Second Street.
The half marathon started at Denton Hill State Park. Participants ran to the Nine Mile Motel, turned around and headed to Coudersport.
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