Mass. man, NJ woman take home City of Oaks Marathon titles
Posted November 6
Raleigh, N.C. — Thousands of runners braved cool conditions Sunday morning to compete in the annual City of Oaks Marathon and Half Marathon.
The events, which began at 7 a.m., included a full marathon, half marathon, relays, a 10K race, 5K race and children's mile.
Runners started and finished on Hillsborough Street in front of N.C. State's Bell Tower.
Evan Vadenais, a 22-year-old from Millville, Mass., won the full marathon with a time of 2:36:56.
David Lyons, 33, of Seattle, won the half marathon with a time of 1:14:13.
New Jersey resident Caroline Veltri, 26, took home the women's full marathon title with a time of 2:59:27, and Gabriela Rocha, of Brazil, won the half marathon in 1:19:02.