Several area runners participated in the fifth annual Liberty Half Marathon on New Year’s Day. The race started in West Liberty and finished in East Liberty and is part of the Logan County Race Series.
Tony Goodrich of Cincinnati was the overall winner with a course record time of 1:21.57. West Liberty-Salem senior Alex Steiner placed second in 1:24.26 and Terry Stolly ran a 1:25.25 for third place. Beth Melton was the top female finisher in 1:32.57. Second place went to Chloe Flora, 1:37.10 and Christine Ochs-Naderer placed third in 1:44.43.
Complete results are posted on www.finishtiming.com.
The second half marathon race of the Logan County Race Series is Sunday, Feb. 1, at the Bellefontaine Hilliker YMCA.
The race starts at 9:30 a.m. Runners can register online at www.finishtiming.com.