The 13th annual Middle Half Marathon took place this past Saturday. The race brought in around two thousand runners, many of whom live and work in Rutherford County. The race also involved a new course that took runners down a new path along the Murfreesboro streets.
This year, the course included the Rutherford County Courthouse, the scenic tree-lined Main Street and Maney Avenue, Oaklands Mansion and the newer portions of MTSU's campus.
Finishing in the number one position was 23 year old Tom Nobles from North Carolina. Nobles completed the run in just 32 minutes and 55 seconds. Coming in second was Matthew Dietrich from Nashville. The 25 year old ran the race in 34 minutes and 46 seconds. Claiming third place overall was 26 year old August Pappas from Nashville rounding out the finish line in 34 minutes and 47 seconds.
The overall fastest runner from Murfreesboro was 30 year old Erick Kigen who ran the half marathon in 36 minutes and 12 seconds. He placed 6th in the run.
BELOW: Top 25 Overall Results from the 2019 Middle Half