Vernonia Marathon and Half Marathon Results

Nicole DeWitt of Vernonia finished the marathon in 3:27:34.

Nicole DeWitt of Vernonia finished the marathon in 3:27:34.

The Vernonia Marathon and Half Marathon took place on Sunday, April 12.  The Marathon runners started at Cedar Ridge and traveled along the Banks-Vernonia State Trail.  Half Marathon runners started at Stub Stewart State Park.  All runners finished at the Banks High School.

Nicole DeWitt of Vernonia finished the Marathon in 3:27:34, the 24th finisher overall and 4th among women and qualified for the Boston Marathon.  Jennifer Draeger also completed the marathon in a time of 3:58:34 good for 67th place out of 147 runners.

Top Vernonia finishers in the Half Marathon included Derek Handegard who finished 19th with a time of 1:30:02;  Tim Becken, 22nd, 1:30:37; Nicole Miller, 185th, 2:02:37; Andrea Grant, 186th, 2:03:03 and Rebecca Scotto, 233rd, 2:10:07.  453 total runners completed the Half Marathon.