Ariz. man and Minn. woman win Twin Cities Marathon

An Arizona man and Minnesota woman won the Twin Cities marathon.

According to the Twin Cities Marathon website, Nick Arciniaga, of Flagstaff, Ariz., had an unofficial time of in 2 hours, 13 minutes and 12 seconds on Sunday. The 30-year-old had a pace of 5:06 per mile. It was his 13th marathon.

The record belongs to Phil Coppess, who finished with 2:10:05 in 1985.

Annie Bersagel finished in 2 hours, 30 minutes and 52 seconds. According to the marathon website, Bersagel’s pace was 5:46 per mile. She’s from Victoria, Minn.

The women’s record belongs to Zinaida Semenova, who finished with 2:26:51 in 2001.

More than 28,000 participants were expected to compete in related running events Saturday and Sunday. Sunday’s 26.2 mile course began in Minneapolis and ended in St. Paul.