4/27/19 – KORIR WINS SECOND MINI IN A ROW AND LOUISVILLIAN WINS HIS FIRST MARATHON

April 27, 2019. Louisville, KY. – The Humana Kentucky Derby Festival miniMarathon and Marathon kicked off this morning with brisk and beautiful running conditions. More than 12,000 runners registered for this year’s race. 2019 marks the 46th annual miniMarathon and 18th annual Marathon.

John (Kosgei) Korir from Kenya is following in his big brother’s running shoes, and won his second miniMarathon in a row. He also won the mini last year, which was his first ever American race. Korir’s older brother, Wesley, is a four-time winner of the miniMarathon.

Jose Pulido of Clarkesville, GA, won his first miniMarathon in the Men’s Wheelchair Division, with a time of 50:17. Pulido placed second in 2018. Gisela Granados from Nashville, TN, won the Women’s Division with a time of 1:17:46.

Benjamin Price, of Louisville, won his first full Marathon in the Men’s Division with a time of 2:40:38. Adrienne Zwijacz of Land O Lakes, FL, won the Women’s Division in the Marathon with a time of 2:54:22. This was Zwijacz’s her first marathon.

The top finishers in the 2019:

miniMarathon MEN’s WHEELCHAIR DIVISION

PLACE FINISHER TIME HOMETOWN
First Jose Pulido 0:50:17 Clarkesville, GA
Second Matthew Porterfield 1:00:12 Knoxville, TN
Third Matt Davis 1:02:12 Bowling Green, KY

miniMarathon MEN’s Division
PLACE FINISHER TIME HOMETOWN
First John Korir 1:03:01 Kenya
Second Michael Eaton 1:04:36 Seattle, WA
Third Denis Koech 1:06:13 Grand Prairie, TX

miniMarathon Women’s Division
PLACE FINISHER TIME HOMETOWN
First Gisela Granados 1:17:46 Nashville, TN
Second Sarah Bishop 1:21:33 Dayton, OH
Third Molly Sensenbrenner 1:23:33 Prospect, KY

Marathon MEN’s Division

PLACE FINISHER TIME HOMETOWN
First Benjamin Price 2:40:38 Louisville, KY
Second Isaac Schuetz 2:41:38 Louisville, KY
Third David Grieshaber 2:43:00 Louisville, KY

Marathon WOMEN’s Division

PLACE FINISHER TIME HOMETOWN
First Adrienne Zwijacz 2:54:22 Land O Lakes, FL
Second Rhonda Schilawski 2:58:53 Wilmington, NC
Third Angela Musk 3:03:10 Louisville, KY

For additional times and place information, visit http://results.xacte.com/?kw=kdf.

Humana is Title Sponsor of the miniMarathon and Marathon. The Official Race Medical Provider & Training Partner is Norton Sports Health. Official IT Partner: Deloitte. Contributing Sponsors are Churchill Downs, Dean’s Milk, Louisville Water Company, Powerade, and The Courier-Journal. Official Finish Line Nutrition: Meijer. Official Bourbon: Jim Beam®. Official Hotel: The Galt House. Official Pace Team: Dick’s Sporting Goods. Official Pace Car: Bachman Subaru. Official Beer: Goodwood Brewing.