Three runners from Moorestown complete the 2017 Boston Marathon

More than 26,000 runners overall completed this year’s race.

On Monday, thousands ofrunners completed the 26.2-mile Boston Marathon course. The race draws people from all over the United States as well as some of the top runners from around the world.

Out of the more than 26,000 runners who completed the race, three of the runners were from Moorestown. According to the official Boston Marathon website, here is how the three Moorestown runners placed for their respective gender:

Men

· Steven Sweet— finished 3,589th with a time of 3:17.18.

· Robert Ghazal — finished 6,122nd with a time of 3:33.43.

Women

· Carole Mchale — finished 8,997th with a time of 4:29.59.

Geoffrey Kirui of Kenya won the men’s race with a time of 2:09.37. Edna Kiplagat of Kenya was victorious in the women’s race with a time of 2:21.52.

For full results on Monday’s marathon, visit www.baa.org.