MARATHON RUNNING | Fifth Running of BG Marathon Takes Place Sunday

11/08/2016 11:08 AM

The fifth running of the Bowling Green 26.2 Marathon & Half-Marathon took place this Sunday in Bowling Green.

The course takes runners through downtown Bowling Green and WKU’s campus. The runners finish at the Bowling Green Ball Park. It is a Boston Marathon qualifying USATF certified course.

The men’s winner this year was Goshen’s Jake Gillette (2:44:35).

The women’s winner this year was Glasgow’s Belle Thomas (3:24:03).

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

When he’s not on the air or in the field covering sports, you can likely find Andrew playing golf, watching IndyCar and Formula 1 races, or exploring the state of Kentucky. His favorite sport is open-wheel racing. In fact, he has not missed an Indianapolis 500 since the early 2000s.

Whether he is working sporting events or not, he always loves talking sports. He is a prolific tweeter, so if you want to stay “in the know” about sports in the Bluegrass, follow Andrew on Twitter @ADChernoff. If you have a story idea for our sports team, send it to Andrew at Andrew.Chernoff@charter.com.

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