Live Blog: Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon, Run to Remember

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OKLAHOMA CITY- The Oklahoma City Marathon, Half Marathon, Relay, Memorial 5K and Kids Marathon takes place this morning.

The 26.2 miles runs through varies parts of Oklahoma City, through business districts and beautiful neighborhoods with cheering crowds along the route.

The course begins at the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum and ends back at the Gates of Time.

Along the way, runners pass 168 banners, each bearing the name of one of the bombing victims.

 

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Use #OKCMarathon and you might see your tweet here and on-air! 

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The Race is underway! 

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And they’re off!

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Runners are still crossing the start line, but some of the marathoners are already past the 1 mile mark. 

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Here’s a view from the start line 

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Patrick Gomez from Norman is leading the men’s marathoners so far. He has already passed mile 6.

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Katie Kramer-Ochoa is currently leading the pack for the female runners. 

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Patrick Gomez is already in the Nichols Hills area after passing mile 10. 

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Patrick Gomez is officially halfway through the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon. Now, he is going to have to battle the winds at Lake Hefner.

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Brian Gohlke is the half marathon male winner. Congratulations!

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Patrick Gomez, the current race leader, is being cheered on by his family in Alabama. His father, Gary Gomez, sent us these photos of Patrick when he was in high school and college.

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Katie Kramer- Ochoa has officially hit the halfway point of the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon. 

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3,500 children are getting ready for the kids race. They have to run 1.2 miles to the finish line. 

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And they’re off! The kids are on their way to the finish line already.

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Nothing can stop the racers… even a broken leg. Good luck little guy!

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Patrick Gomez is already at mile 24 but he is showing signs of fatigue. He keeps massaging his legs.

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Patrick Gomez is still in the lead but now he’s going uphill. Jason Butler is currently in second place.

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10 blocks away from the finish line! He is still suffering from cramps but is so close to the end.

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Patrick Gomez officially wins the men’s portion of the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon! Congrats Patrick!

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Danielle Hodge is just 8 blocks away from the finish line, but other runners are catching up! 

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Dramatic finish in the female marathon race. We are waiting on the official times before declaring a winner. 

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Danielle Hodge had the lead, but then Cat Lisle came from behind and has officially been named the winner! 

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WOW! What a Run to Remember for sure! This year’s Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon was intense. So proud of all the participants, volunteers and those cheering them on! 

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Thank you to all the participants, volunteers and crowds cheering everyone one along the way.