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Buffalo Marathon

The Men's Winner in the Buffalo Marathon this morning is Kip Tisia of Kenya, who now makes his home in  Rochester, NY. KIp broke the course record in 2:17:55. Photo Courtesy of Buffalo Marathon.

The Women's Winner is Waynishet Abele in 2:55:08:
(Photo Courtesy Buffalo Marathon)

(WBEN) The Buffalo Marathon is off and running . Runners started downtown at Franklin and Huron at 7 a.m., and are racing through the streets of the city to north Buffalo, before doubling back to the finish line outside the Buffalo Convention Center.They are passing thru the waterfront and a number of Buffalo's Olmstead Parks and by may of the famous architectural buildings in our area.

There is a 5-K that kicked off at 6:45 am in Memory of John Beishline.The 5K Winners are Robert Swick and Samantha Ridolfi.

In the Half-Marathon the winners are in:Kumsa Adugna Magersa from Ethiopia in the Men's and Laura Hagley from New Hampshite in the Women's.

(Half Marathon Winners Photos courtesy of Buffalo Marathon)

WBEN's Tom Pucket will be Master of Ceremonies at the festivities.



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