Triad runners fare well in Tobacco Road Half Marathon

The Triad produces the second-place masters finisher and an age-group winner in the women's division.

Triad runners fare well in Tobacco Road Half Marathon

Besides the strong finishers in the Tobacco Road Marathon in Cary on Saturday, several more Triad runners ran well in Sunday's companion Tobacco Road Half Marathon.

Among the top Triad runners:

• Michael Koballa, Greensboro: 12th place overall and second place men's 30-34, 1:16.25.

• Fadi Hanna, Winston-Salem: 35th place, 1:27.09.

• Brandon Harris, Thomasvillle: 42nd place, 1:29.17.

• Alex Gertz, Greensboro: Second place men's 16-19, 1:34:15.

• Kelly Reid, Winston-Salem: Second place women's masters, 1:37.51.

• Lisa Aponte-Wolff, Greensboro: First place women's age 50-54, 1:47.15.

Blowing Rock's Pardon Ndhlovu, who ran for Zimbabwe in the 2016 Olympics marathon and competed at UNC Pembroke, won the race in one hour, seven minutes and nine seconds. Former N.C. State runner Joanna Thompson, now living in New York, won the women's title in 1:17.49.

Click here to see full results from the Tobacco Road Half Marathon.

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