DALLAS — A brisk but sunny morning greeted thousands of runners Sunday for the 2010 MetroPCS Dallas White Rock Marathon.
For the first time in its four-decade history, the 26.2-mile race started and ended at Dallas Fair Park.
The overall winner was Kenyan runner James Kirwa. The 26-year-old finished in 2:18:37, six minutes off the marathon's record pace.
Fellow Kenyans Edward Tabut (2:18:45) and Patrick Rotich (2:21:16) crossed the finish line behind Kirwa.
Unofficially, a relay team of high school runners finished in third place behind Tabut.
The women's division winner was 28-year-old Camille Herron of Indiana at 2:42:30. It was her sixth marathon and first victory.
Everlyne Lagat (2:45:42) and Atalelech Asfaw (2:46:16) followed.
WFAA sports reporter George Riba, participating in his 20th White Rock Marathon, stumbled on the course and landed on his face. Riba, a veteran of 26 marathons, was hospitalized for treatment of a reported broken nose.
The race was broadcast live on WFAA.