Thousands gathered downtown for Mini Marathon

(WISH photo)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – More than 30,000 people registered for the 2016 500 Festival Mini Marathon.

Organizers of the event are hoping the race once again becomes the largest in the country, passing up such cities like New York, San Francisco and Las Vegas.

MacDonard Ondara of Kenya, took first place in the men’s Mini Marathon race finishing the course in a little more than an one hour and two minutes.

Olgal Kimaiyo took the top spot in the women’s race with a time of one hour, 11 minutes and 43 seconds.

There were also two course records set. Paralympian Chelsea McClammer of Illinois claimed top spot in the female race with a time of 50 minutes, 21 seconds.

32-year-old Gyu Dae Kim now hows the course record in the wheelchair race with a time of 43 minutes, 44 seconds, topping a record that had stood since 2005.

Several members of the WISH-TV family took part in this year’s race.

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