LITTLE ROCK MARATHON 2023 Brian Chilson

Thousands of athletes flooded into Central Arkansas this weekend to run through the streets of Little Rock and North Little Rock for the 20th annual Little Rock Marathon. It was a beautiful weekend of running weather following what seemed like endless consecutive days of rainfall.

Arkansas Times photographer Brian Chilson was on hand Sunday to cover the 26.2-mile race, which included a 1,207-foot elevation gain, 15 aid stations, 41 cheering stops, 640 gallons of Gatorade, 3,840 pounds of bananas and 241 porta potties, according to Little Rock Marathon Executive Director Geneva Lamm.

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LITTLE ROCK MARATHON: By the numbers.

 

Colin Boerger was the winner of the full marathon, with an unofficial finishing time of 2:40:48.

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“I really didn’t even train,” Boerger said.

Brian Chilson
FIRST PLACE: Colin Boerger.

Jessy Sorrick was the first female finisher of the full marathon.

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