The fourth annual Nike Marathon Women’s Marathon took place today! The official race results are now live! You can find the complete list here!
The marathon has been taking place since 2004 and gives women everywhere a chance to come together, accomplish something and support a very good cuase. The theme of this year’s marathon is “run together”. The marathon benefits The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Read more:
As a participant in The Nike Women’s Marathon, your race goes way beyond the finish line. This race benefits The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, the world’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research education and patient services. The Society’s mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and to improve the quality of life for patients and their families. Over the years, the Society has provided more than $424 Million for research specifically targeting blood cancers. This means that as you complete your marathon, you’ll also be having a positive effect on thousands of people battling cancer.
Last year, (October 22, 2006) there were 3,974 finishers in all – 237 males and 3737 females. The average finish time was 5 hours 15 minutes and 33 seconds. The fastest male finished in 2:43:19 and the fastest female Winner was close behind in 2:50:25. Stay tuned for this years race results!
Find more information about the Nike Women’s Marathon and its causes.