2 Illinois Residents Win Rockford Marathon

On the men's side it was 26 year old Arturs Bareikis from Crestwood, Illinois . His finishing time of 2:34:47 set a new course record by 2 minutes time. This was his second marathon win overall. On the women's side it was 31 year old Rockford resident Jennifer Roser who finished with a time of 3:22:53. This was just her second race ever and first win. Both winners found enough of their breath to tell us how it feels to come in first after 26 grueling miles.

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