Former Tiger Cross Country and Track Star Bobby Curtis finishes 9th overall at Chicago Marathon; Top American
Former Tiger Cross Country and Track star Bobby Curtis, Class of 2003, finished 9th at the Chicago Marathon on Sunday with a time of 2:11:20 and was the top American finisher. The Chicago Marathon is a world famous event and is one of the biggest marathons of the year.
When Curtis was a Tiger, he set the 3200m run state record which still holds to this day. He won the 5000m run NCAA Division 1 National Championship in track at Villanova and also became the 1st Kentuckian to break 4 minutes in the mile with a 3:57.20.
Way to represent the Green and Gold, Bobby! We Are!
|Pos.||Name (CTZ)||City, State||BIB||Division||Age||Overall Pace||Est.Finish||Est.Finish Daytime||Diff||Time|
|1||Kipchoge, Eliud (KEN)||2||25-29||29||04:45||–||–||+00:00||02:04:11|
|2||Kitwara, Sammy (KEN)||6||25-29||27||04:45||–||–||+00:17||02:04:28|
|3||Chumba, Dickson (KEN)||7||25-29||27||04:45||–||–||+00:21||02:04:32|
|4||Bekele, Kenenisa (ETH)||1||30-34||32||04:48||–||–||+01:40||02:05:51|
|5||Koech, Bernard (KEN)||5||25-29||26||04:54||–||–||+04:19||02:08:30|
|6||Ghebreslassie, Ghirmay (ERI)||51||16-19||18||04:56||–||–||+04:57||02:09:08|
|7||Rutto, Lani (KEN)||43||25-29||25||05:00||–||–||+06:31||02:10:42|
|8||Korir, Wesley (KEN)||8||30-34||31||05:01||–||–||+06:58||02:11:09|
|9||Curtis, Bobby (USA)||17||25-29||29||05:01||–||–||+07:09||02:11:20|
|10||Kobayashi, Koji (JPN)||Ota, GUNMA||9||25-29||25||05:02||–||–||+07:32||02:11:43|
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