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BLAS TOP RUNNER IN HONOLULU

By Patrick Lujan

Some of the Guam marathoners who finished the race: (L-R) Paul Cruz, Richard Blas, Robbie Garrido and Peter Blas. (photo by Rosie Blas)

More than 20 Guam runners were part of over 31,000 participants in the Honolulu Marathon on Sunday in Hawaii.

53-year-old Peter Blas was the top Guam finisher in a time of three hours, 34 minutes, 17 seconds. Only two other Guam runners broke the four-hour mark: Robbie Garrido (3:42:04) and Mylene Garcia (3:58:42), the top Guam female finisher.

This is Blas’ third marathon – all within the last year – and he beat his old time by more than 20 minutes.

The course started along Ala Moana Beach Park at 5 a.m. local and headed west toward downtown Honolulu before heading back east all the down to Hawaii Kai for the first 16 miles. The course came right back for the final 10 miles along Diamond Head Road before finishing at the Kapiolani Park.

MEN

Peter Blas 3:34:17

Mika Gibson, Cheryl Lobaton, Geraldine Koshiba and Noe Yano pose after finishing their marathon. (photo by Rosie Blas)

Robbie Garrido 3:42:04

Paul Cruz 4:02:28

Oliver Cerbo 4:04:11

Josh Tyquiengco 4:22:18

Anthony Mariano 4:25:28

Patrick Santos 4:26:06

Richard Blas 4:28:23

Ron Abagatnan 4:38:35

Ray Gibson 4:48:34

Leo Tkel 4:55:05

Mike Acosta 5:27:30

Josh Tyquiengco, Richard Blas and Esther Aguigui celebrate their finish at Kapiolani Park on Sunday. (photo by Rosie Blas)

Hisamitsu Yamamoto 5:32:32

Ken Duenas 5:55:42

Mark Calvo 6:23:23

Ryosuke Shirabe 8:39:31

Felix Camacho 9:50:29

WOMEN

Mylene Garcia 3:58:42

Esther Aguigui 4:09:55

Marissa Peroy 4:43:44

Cheryl Lobaton 4:48:49

Noe Yano 4:48:57

Barbara Tayama 4:58:22

Mika Gibson 5:13:42

Geraldine Koshiba 6:17:14

Caroline Sablan 6:22:35

Kenya’s Wilson Kipsang was the overall winner in a time 2:12:31 – a 5:04-mile pace. Russian Valentina Galimova was the top female runner, finishing in 2:32:23.

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