Elite Field Produces Four New Champions

By Sports WKTV

UTICA, N.Y. -- The 31st annual Boilermaker Road Race certainly left a lasting impression, with the top three men and top three women finishing a combined three seconds apart.

Terefe Maregu of Ethiopia won the Men's Open by one second with a time of 44:17 while fellow Ethiopian Ashu Rabo Kasim won the Women's Open by a second at 50:39. Canadian Steve Boyd took the Men's Masters division in 48:48 and Russian Albina Gallyamova won the Women's Masters title in 55:19. Wheelchair racer Krige Schabort from Georgia was the only defending champion out of three to successfully repeat, rolling across the finish line in 32:57.

Click the video icon for a recap of the action by Sports Director Jason Powles and Race Analyst Jim O'Brien.

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