Lidia Simon (ASICS)
Team USA Men: Kenyon Neuman
Team USA Women: Laura Thweatt (Boulder TC)
Team Colorado Women: Nuta Olaru (ASICS)
Citizens’ Race: Lidia Simon (ASICS)
Lidia Simon (ASICS) successfully defended her title today at the Osaka Marathon, winning in 2:33:12 (adjusted). This is Lidia’s fifth career marathon win in the city of Osaka, going along with her three career wins at the Osaka International Ladies’ Marathon and her 2:32:48 victory in last year’s inaugural running of the Osaka Marathon mass race. This past summer, Lidia became the first woman ever to have competed in five Olympic marathons.