31st annual SunTrust Richmond Marathon concludes

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.

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