Winners announced in Louisville Sports Commission half marathon

Winners announced in Louisville Sports Commission half marathon

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Winners announced in Louisville Sports Commission half marathon

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by WHAS11/News Release

WHAS11.com

Posted on November 3, 2012 at 2:54 PM

Updated Monday, Oct 28 at 6:35 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (News Release) -- With more than 3,000 registered participants, the Louisville Sports Commission Half Marathon presented by HumanaVitality and Louisville pure tap® 5K went off Saturday morning under cool and clear skies at race start; with intermittent showers during the race.

Michael Eaton of Louisville, Ky., won the men's Half Marathon in a time of 1:09:52.29, beating second place finisher Luke Lovelace of Louisville, Ky., who clocked a time of 1:10.07.00. Holly Knight of Louisville, Ky., won the women’s Half Marathon in 1:20:08.71, edging Alicia Heyne of Louisville, Ky., who finished in 1:28:34.24.

In the 28-team Sam Swope Fiat Corporate Challenge, Kentucky Employee Health Plan Team 1 finished first in a total time of 4:11:53.49; Humana Team 1 finished second in 4:34:31.22.

In the Louisville pure tap® 5K, Tony Cotner of Louisville, Ky., won the men's division in a time of 19:06.03, beating second-place finisher Robert Carter of Louisville, Ky., who clocked a time of 19:22.86. Shannon Knabel, won the women’s division in 19:16.55, edging Andrea Gibson of Charlestown, Ind., who finished in 21:53.76.

The top finishers in the 2012 Louisville Sports Commission Half Marathon presented by HumanaVitality:

MEN'S DIVISION
1st Place: Michael Eaton of Louisville, Ky. with a time of 1:09:52.29
2nd Place: Luke Lovelace of Louisville, Ky. with a time of 1:10:07.00
3rd Place:  Mike Hermanson of Louisville, Ky. with a time of 1:15:28.79

WOMEN'S DIVISION
1st Place:  Holly Knight of Louisville, Ky. with a time of 1:20:08.71
2nd Place: Alicia Heyne of Louisville, Ky. with a time of 1:28:34.24
3rd Place:  Angela Yochum of Louisville, Ky. with a time of 1:31:54.55

Complete race results can be found here

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