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Live at Pittsburgh Marathon: Runners cross finish line

| Sunday, May 6, 2018, 6:33 a.m.
A sea of runners way on Liberty Ave. during the start of the Dick's Sporting GoodsPittsburgh Marathon , on Sunday, May 6, 2018.
Dan Speicher | Tribune-Review
A sea of runners way on Liberty Ave. during the start of the Dick's Sporting GoodsPittsburgh Marathon , on Sunday, May 6, 2018.
Elite marathon runners take off at the start of the Dick's Sporting GoodsPittsburgh Marathon , on Sunday, May 6, 2018.
Dan Speicher | Tribune-Review
Elite marathon runners take off at the start of the Dick's Sporting GoodsPittsburgh Marathon , on Sunday, May 6, 2018.
Runners make their way down Liberty Ave. during the start of the Dick's Sporting GoodsPittsburgh Marathon , on Sunday, May 6, 2018.
Dan Speicher | Tribune-Review
Runners make their way down Liberty Ave. during the start of the Dick's Sporting GoodsPittsburgh Marathon , on Sunday, May 6, 2018.
Fikadu Girma Teferi, of Ethiopia, crosses the finish line, winning the Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon with a time of 2:13:46, on Sunday, May 6, 2018.
Dan Speicher | Tribune-Review
Fikadu Girma Teferi, of Ethiopia, crosses the finish line, winning the Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon with a time of 2:13:46, on Sunday, May 6, 2018.
Sydney Devore, crosses the finished line, winning the Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon with a time of 2:32:35, on Sunday, May 6, 2018.
Dan Speicher | Tribune-Review
Sydney Devore, crosses the finished line, winning the Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon with a time of 2:32:35, on Sunday, May 6, 2018.
Fikadu Girma Teferi, of Ethiopia,  poses for a portrait after winning the Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon with a time of 2:13:46, on Sunday, May 6, 2018.
Dan Speicher | Tribune-Review
Fikadu Girma Teferi, of Ethiopia, poses for a portrait after winning the Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon with a time of 2:13:46, on Sunday, May 6, 2018.
Sydney Devore, poses for a portrait after winning the Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon with a time of 2:32:35, on Sunday, May 6, 2018.
Dan Speicher | Tribune-Review
Sydney Devore, poses for a portrait after winning the Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon with a time of 2:32:35, on Sunday, May 6, 2018.
Chris Derrick wins the men's USATF half marathon championship with a time of 1:02:36
Dan Speicher | Tribune-Review
Chris Derrick wins the men's USATF half marathon championship with a time of 1:02:36
Runners take off from the starting line at the PIttsburgh Marathon and half-marathon on Sunday, May 6, 2018.
Dan Speicher | Tribune-Review
Runners take off from the starting line at the PIttsburgh Marathon and half-marathon on Sunday, May 6, 2018.
Participants in the hand-cycle division begin the 2018 Pittsburgh Marathon on Sunday, May 6, 2018.
Dan Speicher | Tribune-Review
Participants in the hand-cycle division begin the 2018 Pittsburgh Marathon on Sunday, May 6, 2018.
The finishers medal for the Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon on Sunday morning.
Tribune-Review | Jermey Boren
The finishers medal for the Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon on Sunday morning.

It's marathon day!

After months of training to go the 13.1-mile half-marathon or the 26.2-mile full distance, thousands of runners are hitting the streets of Pittsburgh this morning for the annual Pittsburgh Marathon.

Sydney Devore, of Lakeland, Fla., captured the women's race with an official time of 2 hours, 32 minutes and 38 seconds.

Kenya's Susan Jerotich placed second, and Ethiopia's Sinke Biyadgilign crossed the finish line in third.

Fikadu Girma Teferi of Ethiopia won the men's marathon in 2 hours, 13 minutes and 46 seconds.

The race also is serving as the host for the USATF Half Marathon Championships.

Chris Derrick of Portland, Ore., and a Stanford University graduate won the men's USATF Half Marathon with an unofficial time of 1 hour, 2 minutes and 35 seconds. Aliphine Tuliamuk from Santa Fe, N.M., won the USATF women's race with an unofficial time of 1:10.04.

The weekend races — which kicked off Saturday with events for children and even pets — is expected to draw about 40,000 participants and 300,000 spectators into the Downtown area.

The races began around 7 a.m.

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