Under a bright, sunny Saturday morning, some 18,000 runners took to the pavement to run the 20th ING Hartford Marathon.
Getachew Malese of the Bronx, New York, took home the men’s title with a time of 2:19:23.
For the women, Erica Jesseman came in with a time of 2:38:12.
The men’s 5K winner was William Sanders, who set a course record of 14:54.
The winner of hte women’s 5K was Christa Ferguson of Wallingford.