Thousands of runners participate in Big Sur International Marathon

Posted at 12:27 PM, Apr 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-28 15:28:10-04

CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA, Calif. — The starting pistol was fired, and the Big Sur International Marathon is underway as more than 4,000 runners tackle a 26.2-mile course along the Pacific Ocean.

Jordan Tropf is this year’s Big Sur marathon winner with an unofficial time of 2:25:21.

This is the first year in a long time that a new face has won the marathon.

D’Ann Arthur, 31, of Redondo Beach won the women’s overall division with an unofficial time of 2:45:41. Arthur is in residency for orthopedic surgery in Southern California.

Tropf is a Navy doctor from Silver Springs, Maryland, who said that he set a personal record on Sunday. He was the race leader from start to finish.

Defending male champion and local favorite, Adam Roach, 33, of Pacific Grove, placed second.

A full list of winners can be seen here.