25,000 race through city

25,000 race through city

Credit: Russell Drewery

25,000 race through city

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Posted on April 19, 2014 at 3:48 PM

NEW ORLEANS - Nearly 25,000 people ran, walked and strolled through the city Saturday morning in the Crescent City Classic.

For the overwhelming majority of the people in the race, personal-best times were on their mind, but among the competitive racers, Leonard Patrick Komon of Kenya topped the men's field with a time of 27:43. The women's winner was Risper Gesabwa with a time of 31:42.

Among local runners, the top finisher among the men was Pat Gavin in a time of 31:56 and the women's winner was Johanna Gretschel with a time of 38:36.

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