Scenes from America’s Finest City Half Marathon
Nearly 5,000 elite and recreational runners participated in the 39th edition of the San Diego race on Aug. 21.
Nearly 5,000 elite and recreational runners from 46 states and 19 countries participated in the 39th edition of the America’s Finest City Half Marathon and AFC 5K held Aug. 21 in San Diego. The scenic and fast 13.1-mile half-marathon course sent runners from the historic Cabrillo National Monument in Point Loma, past Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, along the San Diego Bay and through downtown San Diego before winding up near the Hall of Champions in Balboa Park.
Eliud Ngetich of Kenya was first across the finish line, winning the half marathon in 1:04:10, while American Scott Fauble finished two seconds back for second place (1:04:12). Kenyan Jane Kibii captured the women’s crown in 1:15:04, while three-time Olympian Jen Rhines, 42, placed sixth overall among women (1:18:36) and first among masters women.
Get a glimpse of the race by scrolling through the photos below.