Greenville residents sweep MB Mini Marathon events

doggiedashBrett Morley gave the city of Greenvile, SC, a clean sweep of events at the Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon over the weekend.

Morley won the overall title at the Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon’s main event on Sunday, competing the 13.1-mile course in a time of 1:07:30. On Saturday, fellow Greenville residents Matt Shock won the Coastal 5K and Michelle Ziegler took the women’s title in the 5K.

Morley finished more than 8 minutes ahead of runner-up Jeremy Lynch of Springfield, VA, and third-place finisher Thomas Datwyler of Washington, DC. Gage Hicks of Myrtle Beach was the top local finisher at ninth place in a time of 1:23:00.

Erin Miller of Columbia won the women’s division of the Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon with a time of 1:21:13 and placed eighth overall. Maureen Thomas of Myrtle Beach was the top-placing woman with a time of 1:34:53, good for ninth in the female division.

Nearly 2,000 runners took part in Sunday’s main event.

* More than 1,000 runners with two feet and four paws hit the ground running Saturday morning at the Coastal 5K and Doggie Dash at Market Common – the tune-up events to Sunday’s Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon.

Upstate runners from Greenville edged local participants at the finish line in both the overall, men’s and women’s divisions.

Matt Shock of Greenville won the overall in a time of 16:06, followed by local runner Jonathon Kinsey of Myrtle Beach in 16:34.

In the women’s division, Michelle Ziegler of Greenville broke the tape in a time of 18:43, while Danielle Bowen of Myrtle Beach was runner-up with a time of 19:57.

Runners and their four-legged friends joined in the fun with the 1-mile dash to raise funds for the Grand Strand Humane Society.

The annual fall running festival concludes Sunday morning with the 13.1-mile Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon.

Photo courtesy of MB Mini Marathon

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