New record set for Derby Festival miniMarathon

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by WHAS11

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Posted on April 29, 2012 at 12:15 AM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- A new record was set on Saturday during the Kentucky Derby Festival's miniMarathon.

Kenya native Linus Chumba finished the miniMarathon with a time of 1 hour, 2 minutes and 40 seconds beating the previous record of 44 seconds set in 1982.

The women’s winner for the miniMarathon is from New York City and she finished with a time of 1 hour, 13 minutes and 46 seconds.

As for the Marathon, the women's winner is a Louisville, Kentucky native.

Amy Doolittle-Crider finished in just under 3 hours, which she said was all she really wanted anyway.

The overall marathon winner is from Hebron, Ky.  He finished with a time of 2 hours, 23 minutes and 4 seconds.
 

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