Photos courtesy of Rod Mar
More than 18,000 runners from all 50 states and 30 countries toed the start line at the annual Alaska Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Seattle Marathon & ½ Marathon on Sunday. The race, which is in its 9th year, debuted a new stadium to stadium course starting at Alaska Airlines Field at Husky Stadium and finishing at CenturyLink Field. Tibebu Proctor won the men’s half marathon and Jennifer Bergman placed first in the women’s half marathon. Blake Hilty and Shelby Mills finished first in the men’s and women’s half marathon, respectively. Upon finishing, all runners celebrated with family and friends at the finish line festival where Mayer Hawthorne took the stage to headline the post-race Toyota Rock ‘n’ Roll Concert Series.