The run is done. The Philadelphia Marathon took place today under cool, crisp, perfect running weather. Daniel Vassallo, 25, of Wilmington, Mass., was the first man to finish, in a personal record time of 2:21:28. Mariska Kramer of the Netherlands was top woman, finishing at 2:38.55. About 20,000 runners in all took part.
Were you one of them? Tell us how it went.
Here at NewsWorks, we’re looking for your stories on the Marathon, whether as a runner or a watcher. Go to NewsWorks’ Sixth Square to tell us your story of the event, and send in your photos. Details on how to do it here.
Look also for Megan Pinto’s account of the always live scene at the “final turn” on Main Street in Manayunk.