From NBC12 New
RICHMOND, VA (NBC12) - The 31st running of the SunTrust Richmond Marathon is now history.
As anyone who took part or watched the event knows, it was a huge success.
The threat of storms didn't seem to dampen the spirits of runners.
More than 14,000 people pounded the pavement through city streets Saturday.
While warmer temperatures were a relief, runners did have to deal with some strong winds.
There were three races in all the nTekos 8k, the marathon itself, and the half-marathon, which made its return after an 11-year hiatus.
Stay tuned to NBC12 News Sunday at 1:30 for a special Richmond Marathon highlights show which will include some inspirational stories from those who took part.