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Zimak finishes 173rd at Boston Marathon

Thunder Bay runner completes famed course in 2:33:59.
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Trevor Zimak
Trevor Zimak gets set to cross the finish line in first place on Monday, May 22, 2017 during the 84th running of the Firefighters Ten Mile Road Race (Leith Dunick, tbnewswatch.com/FILE)

THUNDER BAY -- Thunder Bay long-distance runner Trevor Zimak put in an impressive performance on Monday at the Boston Marathon. 

Zimak, 35. crossed the finish line in a time of 2:33:59, good for 173rd overall and 160th in the men's category, a race won by Kenya's Lawrence Cherono in a blistering 2:07.59. 

Zimak was one of at least five local runners in the prestigious race. 

Scott Wiebe was about 10 minutes slower, making his way around the famed 26-mile course in 2:43:42, the 552nd runner to cross the finish line. 

Ryan Macdonald clocked in at 3:20:20, while Rick MacEachern finished in 3:45:13. 

Murillo's Betty Annala also competed, completed the grueling race in 3:51:44.

Deborah Frederickson, the lone female in the group, qualified, but did not compete because of an injury, Instead she took part in Saturday's five-kilometre race.



Leith Dunick

About the Author: Leith Dunick

A proud Nova Scotian who has called Thunder Bay home since 2002, Leith has been the editor of Thunder Bay Source for 16 years and has served a similar role with TBNewsWatch.com
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