Bonnie Keating of San Diego was the women’s winner in Sunday’s 11th annual OC Marathon, while Ivan Medina of Hayward was the men’s winner in the race from Newport Beach to Costa Mesa.
Keating, 30, was timed in 2:47:31. McKale Davis of Scottsdale, Ariz. was second in 2:58:23 and Carla McAlister of San Clemente third in 2:58:54. No other woman completed the race in under three hours.
The 29-year-old Medina completed the 26-mile, 385-yard course in two hours, 30 minutes, 21 seconds. Michael Wysocki of Temecula was second in 2:33:32 and Lupe Cabada of Reno, Nevada third in 2:35:12.
The race began in front of the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa, then went through Corona del Mar and the Newport Harbor area.
The course continued through Costa Mesa, passed the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, went around the South Coast Plaza and through Segerstrom High School.
The runners then ran one mile in Santa Ana, then turned onto the Santa Ana River Trail for 1.5 miles, exiting at the Gisler foot bridge to run through the Mesa Verde neighborhoods and then the “Bird Streets.” The race ended at the OC Fair and Event Center in Costa Mesa.
— City News Service
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