Competing in his first Cellcom Green Bay Marathon, 30-year old Suleman Abrar from Maryland won the race in 2 hours, 24 minutes, 34 seconds, earning $3,000 for the win.
Abrar averaged 5:31 per mile, finishing in front of Paul Zdroik of Watertown who crossed the finish line in 2:25:36.
Former Seymour high school standout Tyler Sigl won the half marathon in 1:07:26. It’s his second half marathon title after winning his first in 2011.
Olalde takes women’s crown
Gisela Olalde won the women’s marathon in 2 hours, 40 minutes and 35 seconds, beating Madison’s Emily Kurian my nearly five minutes (2:45:33). Olalde is from Nashville, Tennessee.
Elizabeth Turner of Minneapolis won the women’s half marathon in 1:20:13.
The Cellcom Green Bay Marathon attracted a combined 6,990 people who ran the marathon or the half marathon. It’s the most entries the race has attracted in its 15-year history.