Justin Gillette sets course record at Museum of Aviation Foundation Marathon
Veteran marathoner Justin Gillette, 30, of Goshen, IN, broke the course record in winning the Museum of Aviation Foundation Marathon in Warner Robins, GA, on Jan. 19. Gillette, who has run 116 marathons and has 59 wins, ran 2:32:59, finishing almost 20 minutes ahead of the rest of the field. Michael Spath, 38, of Old Fort, NC, took second in 2:52:31. Masato Kan, 27, of Cartersville, GA, was third, running 2:56:02.
The women's field was led by Tiencia James, 34, of Snellville, GA, in 3:10:02, good enough for 10th overall. Ami Roach, 37, of Dacula, GA, was second (3:19:42) and Heidi Sparth, 41, of Canton, GA, third in 3:20:56.
The male masters winner was Jonathan Fass, 41, of Athens, GA, in 3:02:16. Teresa Kirkman, 41, of Canton, GA, ran 3:27:05 to lead the women's field.
In the accompanying half marathon, Alan Black, 39, of Hillsboro, GA, took the win, running 1:12:28. Eighteen-year-old Annie Kelly of Alpharetta, GA, was the female winner in 1:22:49.
Masters winners were Ken Youngers, 56, of Decatur, GA (1:22:10) and Sue Kelly, 51, of Alpharetta, GA (1:32:26).
For complete results of the race, go to: http://robinspacers.org/museum/index.htm.