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PHOTOS: Marco Capelli wins inaugural Truckee Marathon

Staff report
editor@sierrasun.com

More than 150 runners roved the roads and trails of Truckee last Sunday for the inaugural Truckee Marathon.

Marco Capelli finished first of 40 participants in a time of 3 hours, 13 minutes, 35 seconds on the 26.2-mile course that started and finished in Historic Downtown Truckee. The runner from El Dorado Hills finished seven minutes ahead of runner-up Jay Wilsey of Truckee (3:20.31).

Truckee’s Robert Schwartz (3:37.25) and Todd Tanis (3:47.41) finished third and fourth, respectively, and Sarah Correa of Citrus Heights — the top female finisher — rounded out the top five in 4:11.54.

Other local runners finishing in the top 10 were Mike Livak of Olympic Valley in sixth (4:11.54) and Robert McClendon of Truckee in eighth (4:21.10).

In the half marathon, Truckee’s Kristin Walstad captured the title, clocking in at 1:38.58. Truckee’s Doug Meier took third (1:50.23), followed by Tahoe City’s Lance Ward followed in fourth (1:52.06).

For more information on the Truckee Marathon visit truckeemarathon.com.

To view more race photos, visit lefrakphotography.com.


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