Galen Rupp and Meseret Defar won the Rock 'n' Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon today
1. Galen Rupp, 05/08/1986, USA. Olympic Silver and Bronze medalist from the 10,000m and marathon respectively. 2. Jared Ward, 09/09/1988, USA, Finished sixth at the Rio Olympic Marathon running a personal best of 2:11:30. 3. Muryo Takase, 01/31/1989, JAPAN, Has a personal best of 1:01:57 set in Marugame in 2010. 4 Tyler Mueller, 10/01/1991, USA, Has a best of 1:03:21 set at the USA Half Marathon Championships in 2015. 5. Marty Hehir, 12/19/1992, USA, Has set PR’s over 5000m, 10000m and 10K on the roads so far this year. 6. Yuki Sato, 11/26/1986, JAPAN, Has a best half marathon of 1:04:23 and has represented Japan at the 7. Gebrekidan Abadi, 10/07/1984, ETHIOPIA, Winner of last year’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Half Marathon 8. Mark Leininger, 02/28/1991, USA, Has a personal best of 1:04:26 set in Jacksonville last year. 9. Trevor Hofbauer, 03/08/1992, CANADA, Has a personal best of 1:04:28 10. Patricio Castillo, 02/17/1992, MEXICO, Set his personal best at Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego this year running 1:05:31.
1. Meseret Defar, 11/19/1983, ETHIOPIA, 2010 race champion, Mezzy has won 2 Olympic Gold medals over 5000m. 2. Jordan Hasay, 09/21/1991, USA, Has a personal best over the half marathon of 1.07.55 set in Prague. 3. Caroline Rotich, 05/13/1984, KENYA, Winner of the 2016 Boston Marathon. Personal best half is 1:08:52 4. Buzunesh Deba, 09/08/1987, ETHIOPIA, Winner of the 2014 Boston Marathon. Personal best half is 1:08:59. 5. Reia Iwade, 12/08/1994, JAPAN, Has a personal best of 1:09:45 set in Okayama. 6. Miyuki Uehara, 11/22/1995, JAPAN. Debut. Represented Japan at the Olympics in Rio last year 7. Sasha Gollish, 12/27/1981, CANADA, Canadian Cross Country Champion has a personal best of 1:11:05. 8. Bethany Sachtleben, 02/09/1992, USA, Finished was 4th at 2017 USATF Half Marathon Championships. 9. Amanda Marino, 10/19/1989, USA, Villanova University graduate has a personal best of 1:13:44. 10. Christine Ramsey, 11/13/1982, USA, Has a personal best of 1:14:58.
Race Starts 7:30am ET