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2014 Mayor's Marathon

LOREN HOLMES / Alaska Dispatch Runners try to stay dry before the start of the Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon at Bartlett High School on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Loren Holmes
LOREN HOLMES / Alaska Dispatch Runners try to stay dry before the start of the Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon at Bartlett High School on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Loren Holmes
LOREN HOLMES / Alaska Dispatch Runners brave heavy rain in the 2014 Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Loren Holmes
LOREN HOLMES / Alaska Dispatch David Kiplagat, left, leads the pack early in the 2014 Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014. Kiplagat won the marathon with a time of 2:32:11. His brother Paul Rottich, middle, was second with a time of 2:32:13, and his other brother Solomon Kandie, right, was third with a time of 2:32:24.
Loren Holmes
LOREN HOLMES / Alaska Dispatch Runners brave heavy rain in the 2014 Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Loren Holmes
LOREN HOLMES / Alaska Dispatch Runners brave heavy rain in the 2014 Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Loren Holmes
LOREN HOLMES / Alaska Dispatch David Kiplagat, left, and his brother Paul Rottich lead the race at the midpoint. Kiplagat won the marathon with a time of 2:32:11, and Rottich finished second with a time of 2:32:13.
Loren Holmes
Tim Fink of Waverly, Nebraska, ditches his rain gear 11 miles into the Mayor's Half Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014, near Lyn Ary Park.
Erik Hill
Bonnie Bradley of Parkville, Maryland, enjoys the applause from spectators as she runs the Mayor's Half Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014, near Lyn Ary Park.
Erik Hill
Spectators greet runners in the Mayor's Half Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014, as they pass Lyn Ary Park.
Erik Hill
Sarah Jackson of Fairbanks accommodates a young well-wisher along the course of the Mayor's Half Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014, near Lyn Ary Park.
Erik Hill
Alice Chun of Anchorage runs the Mayor's Half Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014, near Lyn Ary Park.
Erik Hill
Bruce Jennings of La Plata, Maryland, ascends a rise in the Mayor's Half Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014, near Lyn Ary Park.
Erik Hill
Carolyn Brafman of New York City shows some style in the Mayor's Half Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014, near Lyn Ary Park.
Erik Hill
Mark Johnston of Anchorage, Alma Canete-Hall of Kodiak and Joireen Cohen of Anchorage run the Mayor's Half Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014, near Lyn Ary Park.
Erik Hill
Jamie Fryrear of San Diego, California, greets spectators during the Mayor's Half Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014, near Lyn Ary Park.
Erik Hill
Jon Brause and Judith Ackerman of Brooklyn, New York, pass 11 miles in the Mayor's Half Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014, near Lyn Ary Park.
Erik Hill
Tim Spearman of Pittsburg, Texas, stays dry in the Mayor's Half Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014, near Lyn Ary Park.
Erik Hill
Marc Lester / Anchorage Daily News Shauna Nickel gives a boost of encouragement to runners as they pass her on the Chester Creek Trail near mile 23 of Mayor's Marathon. Mayor's Marathon took racers across the city from Bartlett High School, through the trails along the Chugach foothills and through Anchorage city streets on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Marc Lester
Andrij Ferguson and Chantal Desjardins of Montreal, Canada, run the Mayor's Half Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014, near Lyn Ary Park.
Erik Hill
Kenneth and Scott Morton of Anchorage close in on the finish of the Mayor's Half Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014, near Lyn Ary Park.
Erik Hill
LOREN HOLMES / Alaska Dispatch Jeff Young runs through Far North Bicentennial Park during the Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014. Young finished fourth with a time of 2:48:07.
Loren Holmes
LOREN HOLMES / Alaska Dispatch A runner makes his way through Far North Bicentennial Park during the Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Loren Holmes
LOREN HOLMES / Alaska Dispatch Runners makes their way through Far North Bicentennial Park during the Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Loren Holmes
Mayor's Marathon took racers across the city from Bartlett High School, through the trails along the Chugach foothills and through Anchorage city streets on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Marc Lester
Jerry Ross, a past Mayor's Marathon racer winner, takes a photo as this year's leaders pass on Tudor Road. Mayor's Marathon took racers across the city from Bartlett High School, through the trails along the Chugach foothills and through Anchorage city streets on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Marc Lester
Mayor's Marathon took racers across the city from Bartlett High School, through the trails along the Chugach foothills and through Anchorage city streets on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Marc Lester
LOREN HOLMES / Alaska Dispatch Brandyn Roth, left, and Rob Doss run down Campbell Airstrip Road during the Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Loren Holmes
LOREN HOLMES / Alaska Dispatch A runner makes his way through Far North Bicentennial Park during the Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Loren Holmes
LOREN HOLMES / Alaska Dispatch A runner makes his way through Far North Bicentennial Park during the Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Loren Holmes
LOREN HOLMES / Alaska Dispatch From left, Anna Campbell, Kaitlyn Bailly, and Grace Campbell cheer on runners at the South High School aid station near mile 17 during the Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Loren Holmes
LOREN HOLMES / Alaska Dispatch A member of the “Brunettes have more run” relay team makes her way past Goose Lake during the Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Loren Holmes
LOREN HOLMES / Alaska Dispatch Joe Ruble crosses Northern Lights Blvd during the Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Loren Holmes
LOREN HOLMES / Alaska Dispatch Emile and Todd Petersen cross the finish line after completing the Mayor’s Half Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Loren Holmes
LOREN HOLMES / Alaska Dispatch Justine Whitman finishes the Mayor’s Half Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Loren Holmes
LOREN HOLMES / Alaska Dispatch Linda Butler gets high-fives after finishing the Mayor’s Half Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Loren Holmes
LOREN HOLMES / Alaska Dispatch Duncan Livingston gets high-fives after finishing the Mayor’s Half Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Loren Holmes
Former UAA All-American and defending champion David Kiplagat (center) is flanked by runner-up Paul Rottich (right) and Solomon Kandie at the finish line of The Mayor's Midnight Sun Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at the Delaney Park Strip.
Sam Wasson
LOREN HOLMES / Alaska Dispatch Runners try to stay dry before the start of the Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon at Bartlett High School on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Loren Holmes
LOREN HOLMES / Alaska Dispatch Runners try to stay dry before the start of the Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon at Bartlett High School on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Loren Holmes
LOREN HOLMES / Alaska Dispatch Runners brave heavy rain in the 2014 Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Loren Holmes
LOREN HOLMES / Alaska Dispatch David Kiplagat, left, leads the pack early in the 2014 Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014. Kiplagat won the marathon with a time of 2:32:11. His brother Paul Rottich, middle, was second with a time of 2:32:13, and his other brother Solomon Kandie, right, was third with a time of 2:32:24.
Loren Holmes
LOREN HOLMES / Alaska Dispatch Runners brave heavy rain in the 2014 Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Loren Holmes
LOREN HOLMES / Alaska Dispatch Runners brave heavy rain in the 2014 Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Loren Holmes
LOREN HOLMES / Alaska Dispatch David Kiplagat, left, and his brother Paul Rottich lead the race at the midpoint. Kiplagat won the marathon with a time of 2:32:11, and Rottich finished second with a time of 2:32:13.
Loren Holmes
Tim Fink of Waverly, Nebraska, ditches his rain gear 11 miles into the Mayor's Half Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014, near Lyn Ary Park.
Erik Hill
Bonnie Bradley of Parkville, Maryland, enjoys the applause from spectators as she runs the Mayor's Half Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014, near Lyn Ary Park.
Erik Hill
Spectators greet runners in the Mayor's Half Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014, as they pass Lyn Ary Park.
Erik Hill
Sarah Jackson of Fairbanks accommodates a young well-wisher along the course of the Mayor's Half Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014, near Lyn Ary Park.
Erik Hill
Alice Chun of Anchorage runs the Mayor's Half Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014, near Lyn Ary Park.
Erik Hill
Bruce Jennings of La Plata, Maryland, ascends a rise in the Mayor's Half Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014, near Lyn Ary Park.
Erik Hill
Carolyn Brafman of New York City shows some style in the Mayor's Half Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014, near Lyn Ary Park.
Erik Hill
Mark Johnston of Anchorage, Alma Canete-Hall of Kodiak and Joireen Cohen of Anchorage run the Mayor's Half Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014, near Lyn Ary Park.
Erik Hill
Jamie Fryrear of San Diego, California, greets spectators during the Mayor's Half Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014, near Lyn Ary Park.
Erik Hill
Jon Brause and Judith Ackerman of Brooklyn, New York, pass 11 miles in the Mayor's Half Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014, near Lyn Ary Park.
Erik Hill
Tim Spearman of Pittsburg, Texas, stays dry in the Mayor's Half Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014, near Lyn Ary Park.
Erik Hill
Marc Lester / Anchorage Daily News Shauna Nickel gives a boost of encouragement to runners as they pass her on the Chester Creek Trail near mile 23 of Mayor's Marathon. Mayor's Marathon took racers across the city from Bartlett High School, through the trails along the Chugach foothills and through Anchorage city streets on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Marc Lester
Andrij Ferguson and Chantal Desjardins of Montreal, Canada, run the Mayor's Half Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014, near Lyn Ary Park.
Erik Hill
Kenneth and Scott Morton of Anchorage close in on the finish of the Mayor's Half Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014, near Lyn Ary Park.
Erik Hill
LOREN HOLMES / Alaska Dispatch Jeff Young runs through Far North Bicentennial Park during the Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014. Young finished fourth with a time of 2:48:07.
Loren Holmes
LOREN HOLMES / Alaska Dispatch A runner makes his way through Far North Bicentennial Park during the Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Loren Holmes
LOREN HOLMES / Alaska Dispatch Runners makes their way through Far North Bicentennial Park during the Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Loren Holmes
Mayor's Marathon took racers across the city from Bartlett High School, through the trails along the Chugach foothills and through Anchorage city streets on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Marc Lester
Jerry Ross, a past Mayor's Marathon racer winner, takes a photo as this year's leaders pass on Tudor Road. Mayor's Marathon took racers across the city from Bartlett High School, through the trails along the Chugach foothills and through Anchorage city streets on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Marc Lester
Mayor's Marathon took racers across the city from Bartlett High School, through the trails along the Chugach foothills and through Anchorage city streets on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Marc Lester
LOREN HOLMES / Alaska Dispatch Brandyn Roth, left, and Rob Doss run down Campbell Airstrip Road during the Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Loren Holmes
LOREN HOLMES / Alaska Dispatch A runner makes his way through Far North Bicentennial Park during the Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Loren Holmes
LOREN HOLMES / Alaska Dispatch A runner makes his way through Far North Bicentennial Park during the Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Loren Holmes
LOREN HOLMES / Alaska Dispatch From left, Anna Campbell, Kaitlyn Bailly, and Grace Campbell cheer on runners at the South High School aid station near mile 17 during the Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Loren Holmes
LOREN HOLMES / Alaska Dispatch A member of the “Brunettes have more run” relay team makes her way past Goose Lake during the Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Loren Holmes
LOREN HOLMES / Alaska Dispatch Joe Ruble crosses Northern Lights Blvd during the Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Loren Holmes
LOREN HOLMES / Alaska Dispatch Emile and Todd Petersen cross the finish line after completing the Mayor’s Half Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Loren Holmes
LOREN HOLMES / Alaska Dispatch Justine Whitman finishes the Mayor’s Half Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Loren Holmes
LOREN HOLMES / Alaska Dispatch Linda Butler gets high-fives after finishing the Mayor’s Half Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Loren Holmes
LOREN HOLMES / Alaska Dispatch Duncan Livingston gets high-fives after finishing the Mayor’s Half Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014.
Loren Holmes
Former UAA All-American and defending champion David Kiplagat (center) is flanked by runner-up Paul Rottich (right) and Solomon Kandie at the finish line of The Mayor's Midnight Sun Marathon on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at the Delaney Park Strip.
Sam Wasson
Alaska Dispatch