|Porter 22nd At NYC Marathon|
|Written by Mike Kelly|
|Monday, 07 November 2011 12:25|
Sarah Porter of Zap Fitness in Blowing Rock, running in only her second professional race, finished 22nd on Sunday at the New York City Marathon. Porter, a native of Bellingham, WA., was the NCAA Division II national champion in track and cross country last season. She finished Sunday's race
in 2-hours, 44-minutes, 25 seconds. Firehiwot Dado of Ethiopia won the NYC Marathon in 2:23:15.
Porter, who graduated from Western Washington University, turned in a fifth-place finish at the U.S. Road Runner Championships in Minneapolis, MN., on October 15 in her first professional race3. She completed that race in 55:01.
Photo Courtesy: Sarah Porter, Zap Fitness
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