It was a banner day for Disney’s Wine and Dine Half Marathon this morning as both the Men’s and Women Record were broken.
Jason Simpson, the husband of Olympic bronze medalist Jenny Simpson finished the 13.1 mile run in 1 hour, 10 minutes and 24 seconds. This breaks the record set by Justin Scheid in 2013 of 1:11:47. Donald Hanigosky of Parma, Ohio finished second with a time of 1:20:47.
But that wasn’t the only record broken this year. Brazilian runner Giovanna Martins finished the women’s category in first place at 1:20:20 which beats Kristen Tengalia’s record also set n 2013 of 1:23:37.
According to details released by the Orlando Sentinel, 12,600 runners completed this year’s Marathon held this morning (November 6, 2016) starting at 5:30 am.
Jenny Simpson, competing herself, saw the race as a training run where she managed to finish second at 1:21:23.
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