Semereab Gebrekidan (bib #260), a 32-year-old from Oakland won the 2017 Oakland Marathon with a time of 2:35:54. Katherine Klymko won the female field with a finishing time or 03:09.02. Semereab has won a number of other running events, including the Treviso marathon in Italy last year.
Katherine Klymko (#344) of Berkeley won the womens field. She’s barely visible here, hidden behind the 2nd place finisher, Kelsey Gurganus (#276) of Indianapolis and the 5th place finisher, Jacqueline Sloves (#778) of Oakland.
Gabrielle Maudiere (#657) of Larkspur, pictured here with the 3:20 pace group, finished 3rd among women.
The East Bay Athletics Club men’s relay team (#9226) was first at mile 5, and finished 3rd overall with a time of 02:36:28.
The SFRC racing team (#9224) won the mixed relay with a finishing time of 02:24:13, good for a 5:30 pace.
The Excel men’s relay team (#9034) finished 1st for the men’s relay with a time of 02:26:51.
Mixed relay team Pimp my Stride (#9174) finished 3rd with a time of 02:54:24.
Perennial contender Ivan Medina (#417) of Hayward finished 2nd overall with a time of 02:39.03.
The Strawberry Canyon Track Club men’s relay team (#9219) finished 2nd with a final time of 02:31:44.
And as always, Dennis Lefbom (#686) ran with his Hawaiian shirt.