The Seventeenth Annual Museum of Aviation Foundation Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K Run/Walk Winners.
A total of 1,135 runners from throughout Georgia and 22 other states completed the 17th Annual Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K races at Robins Air Force Base today sponsored by Jeff Smith Automotive and several other participating sponsors. The races, put on by the Museum of Aviation Foundation and the Robins Pacers Running Club, started at 8:00 am at the Museum of Aviation and took place on courses laid out on streets inside Robins Air Force Base.
30-year-old Justin Gillette from Goshen Indiana was the fastest male marathon runner with a time of 2 hours, 32 minutes and 60 seconds. The fastest female marathoner was 34-year-old Tiencia James from Snellville, Georgia with a time of 3 hours, 10 minutes and 2 seconds.
The fastest male and female runners in the Half Marathon were 39–year-old Alan Black from Hillsboro Georgia (1:12:28) and 18-year-old Annie Kelly from Alpharetta, Georgia (1:22:50). The top runners in the 5K were 21-year-old Jesse Prince from Perry, Georgia (16:09) and 17-year-old Grace Tinkey from Macon, Georgia (18:28). The overall top active duty military runner was Robert Marshall from Watkinsville, GA with a time of 3 hours, 2 minutes and 14 seconds.
The top three male and female runners in each race won $250, $150 and $100 respectively. First, second and third place winners in 14 different age groups took home trophies. The complete of winners can be found on the below links or at active.com.
A group from 461st Air Control Wing was the winner of the first annual Robins Air Force Base Commanders Marathon Relay Team Trophy with a time of three hours, 3 minutes and 16 seconds. Five units from the base participated with relay teams.
Another group of runners came all the way from Atlanta to raise over $6,000 for Autism. They actually ran the entire distance of 126.2 miles, then ran the Museum Marathon when they got to Warner Robins -- a total of 152.4 miles. It took them over 22 hours to make the trek from Atlanta and another several hours on the Robins course.