Runners from all over the world take part in 20th annual Flying Pig Marathon
CINCINNATI (WKRC) - Runners from all over the world hit the streets of Cincinnati Sunday morning for the 20th annual Flying Pig Marathon.
The race kicked off at 6:30 a.m. on Elm Street at Freedom Way.
More than 40,000 participants from all 50 states and 20 countries were represented in all the marathon events combined. The final registration for the full marathon was 6,546 and 13,420 for the half. When you add up the participants from all of the races over the course of this weekend, that's 43,127 people.
Jack Butler won the half marathon for the men. Molly Trachtenbeg from Boston was the female winner of the half marathon.
Aaron Viets from Cedarburg, Wisconsin, was the male winner of the full marathon. Caitlin Keen of Fort Worth, Texas, won the full marathon for the women.
Once participants crossed the finish line, there was a victory party at Smale Riverfront Park.
The Flying Pig Marathon has helped raise more than $1.4 million for more than 300 charities.