Runners begin to arrive for the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, outside the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Runners begin to arrive for the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, outside the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Runners begin to arrive for the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, outside the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Runners begin to arrive for the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, outside the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Marty Anderson, left, of Minneapolis, Nichole Angell of St. Paul, and Caleb Odmark of River Falls, WI stretch before the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, outside of the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Marty Anderson, left, of Minneapolis, Nichole Angell of St. Paul, and Caleb Odmark of River Falls, WI stretch before the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, outside of the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Bob Grell of Waterloo, Iowa stretches as runners begin to arrive for the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, outside the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Bob Grell of Waterloo, Iowa stretches as runners begin to arrive for the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, outside the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Randy Woodward of Smyrna, TN waits for the race to begin  during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Woodward, a veteran has carried the American flag while running in marathons across 39 states. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Randy Woodward of Smyrna, TN waits for the race to begin during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Woodward, a veteran has carried the American flag while running in marathons across 39 states. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Runners observe the national anthem before the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, outside of the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Runners observe the national anthem before the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, outside of the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Kasey Kuker of Rochester sings the national anthem before the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Kasey Kuker of Rochester sings the national anthem before the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Peter Martin, left, Ward Lenius, Tom Perri, and Nels Pierson are congratulated before the races for running all 25 years of the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Peter Martin, left, Ward Lenius, Tom Perri, and Nels Pierson are congratulated before the races for running all 25 years of the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Runners begin the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, outside of the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Runners begin the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, outside of the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Runners begin the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, outside of the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Runners begin the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, outside of the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Runners begin the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, outside of the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Runners begin the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, outside of the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Runners make their way through Silver Lake Park during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Runners make their way through Silver Lake Park during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Runners make their way through Silver Lake Park during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Runners make their way through Silver Lake Park during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Anthony Schramm of Minneapolis is cheered on by a volunteer while running a half-marathon during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, near Zumbro South Park in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Anthony Schramm of Minneapolis is cheered on by a volunteer while running a half-marathon during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, near Zumbro South Park in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Jeffrey Jeltema (1223) of Rochester and Isaac Boedigheimer (1226) of Cloquet run a half-marathon through Silver Lake Park during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Jeffrey Jeltema (1223) of Rochester and Isaac Boedigheimer (1226) of Cloquet run a half-marathon through Silver Lake Park during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Runners compete in the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, near Zumbro South Park in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Runners compete in the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, near Zumbro South Park in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Runners make their way through Silver Lake Park during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Runners make their way through Silver Lake Park during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Runners make their way through Silver Lake Park during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Runners make their way through Silver Lake Park during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Aaron Haley of Plainview is cheered on by his family as he runs a half-marathon during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, near Zumbro South Park in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Aaron Haley of Plainview is cheered on by his family as he runs a half-marathon during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, near Zumbro South Park in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Runners grab water during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, near Zumbro South Park in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Runners grab water during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, near Zumbro South Park in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Josh Leonard of Stillwater runs a marathon through Silver Lake Park during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Josh Leonard of Stillwater runs a marathon through Silver Lake Park during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Alexander Von Bormann of Rochester runs a marathon during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, near Zumbro South Park in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Alexander Von Bormann of Rochester runs a marathon during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, near Zumbro South Park in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Jeremy McJunkin of Rochester runs a marathon during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, near Zumbro South Park in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Jeremy McJunkin of Rochester runs a marathon during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, near Zumbro South Park in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Tim Deutsch of Rochester is cheered on by a volunteer while running a marathon during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, near Zumbro South Park in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Tim Deutsch of Rochester is cheered on by a volunteer while running a marathon during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, near Zumbro South Park in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Runners make their way through Silver Lake Park during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Runners make their way through Silver Lake Park during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Alexis Kuhn of Rochester gets a high-five from her daughter, Reagan, 4, alongside her husband, Jimmy and daughters Quinn, 3, and 8-month old Sloane during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, near Zumbro South Park in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Alexis Kuhn of Rochester gets a high-five from her daughter, Reagan, 4, alongside her husband, Jimmy and daughters Quinn, 3, and 8-month old Sloane during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, near Zumbro South Park in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Runners make their way along the Zumbro River during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, near Zumbro South Park in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Runners make their way along the Zumbro River during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, near Zumbro South Park in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Family and friends of runners line up to cheer during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, near Zumbro South Park in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Family and friends of runners line up to cheer during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, near Zumbro South Park in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
People line up at the finish line to support runners during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
People line up at the finish line to support runners during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Arianna Whitney of Chatfield cheers as she finishes a marathon during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Whitney finished 13th overall and was the second female to finish with a time of 3:20:21. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Arianna Whitney of Chatfield cheers as she finishes a marathon during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Whitney finished 13th overall and was the second female to finish with a time of 3:20:21. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Aubree Derksen, left, of Pine Island, high-fives Phil Teng alongside Aimee Bentall, both of Rochester, after finishing a half-marathon during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Aubree Derksen, left, of Pine Island, high-fives Phil Teng alongside Aimee Bentall, both of Rochester, after finishing a half-marathon during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Madison Hirsch of Rochester closes in on the finish line while running a marathon during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Hirsch was the first female to finish, 10th overall, with a time of 3:12:18. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Madison Hirsch of Rochester closes in on the finish line while running a marathon during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Hirsch was the first female to finish, 10th overall, with a time of 3:12:18. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Rick Christenson congratulates Lin Gentling, both of Rochester, after finishing a half-marathon at the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Rick Christenson congratulates Lin Gentling, both of Rochester, after finishing a half-marathon at the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Levi Severson of Edina crosses finish line during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Severson finished first of 182 marathon runners with a time of 2:41:19. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Levi Severson of Edina crosses finish line during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Severson finished first of 182 marathon runners with a time of 2:41:19. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Arianna Whitney of Chatfield rings the personal record bell after finishing a marathon during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Whitney finished 13th overall and was the second female to finish with a time of 3:20:21. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Arianna Whitney of Chatfield rings the personal record bell after finishing a marathon during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Whitney finished 13th overall and was the second female to finish with a time of 3:20:21. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Levi Severson of Edina rounds the corner to the finish line during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Severson finished first of 182 marathon runners with a time of 2:41:19. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Levi Severson of Edina rounds the corner to the finish line during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Severson finished first of 182 marathon runners with a time of 2:41:19. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
John Jervis of Columbus, IN, rings the personal record bell after finishing a half-marathon at the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
John Jervis of Columbus, IN, rings the personal record bell after finishing a half-marathon at the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Madison Hirsch of Rochester is medaled by her boyfriend Brian Anderson of Rochester after completing a marathon during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Hirsch was the first female to finish,10th overall, with a time of 3:12:18. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Madison Hirsch of Rochester is medaled by her boyfriend Brian Anderson of Rochester after completing a marathon during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Hirsch was the first female to finish,10th overall, with a time of 3:12:18. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Alexander Von Bormann of Rochester crosses the finish line after running a marathon during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Alexander Von Bormann of Rochester crosses the finish line after running a marathon during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Madison Hirsch of Rochester rings the personal record bell after running a marathon during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Hirsch was the first female to finish, 10th overall, with a time of 3:12:18. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Madison Hirsch of Rochester rings the personal record bell after running a marathon during the Med City Marathon on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Rochester. Hirsch was the first female to finish, 10th overall, with a time of 3:12:18. Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin

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