Former Tiger Cross Country and Track Star Bobby Curtis finishes 9th overall at Chicago Marathon; Top American

Bobby Curtis after the 2012 Healthy Kidney 10K run in New York City | Photo via villanovarunning.blogspot.com

Bobby Curtis after the 2012 Healthy Kidney 10K run in New York City | Photo via villanovarunning.blogspot.com

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!

Chicago Marathon Top 10

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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About Cole Bollinger

Editor for WSTX Sports

Posted on October 12, 2014, in Former Tigers, Tiger Cross Country, Tiger Track and Field and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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