Winners Announced for Louisville Sports Commission Half Marathon presented by HumanaVitality, Sam Swope Corporate Challenge and Louisville pure tap® 5K

Winners Announced for
Louisville Sports Commission Half Marathon presented by HumanaVitality,
Sam Swope Fiat Corporate Challenge and Louisville pure tap® 5K

          Louisville, KY – November 3, 2012 – With more than 3,000 registered participants, the Louisville Sports Commission Half Marathon presented by HumanaVitality and Louisville pure tap® 5K went off this morning under cool and clear skies at race start; with intermittent showers during the race. Michael Eaton of Louisville, Ky. won the men's Half Marathon in a time of 1:09:52.29, beating second-place finisher Luke Lovelace of Louisville, Ky., who clocked a time of 1:10.07.00. Holly Knight of Louisville, Ky. won the women’s Half Marathon in 1:20:08.71, edging Alicia Heyne of Louisville, Ky., who finished in 1:28:34.24.

          In the 28-team Sam Swope Fiat Corporate Challenge, Kentucky Employee Health Plan Team 1 finished first in a total time of 4:11:53.49; Humana Team 1 finished second in 4:34:31.22.

          In the Louisville pure tap® 5K, Tony Cotner of Louisville, Ky., won the men's division in a time of 19:06.03, beating second-place finisher Robert Carter of Louisville, Ky., who clocked a time of 19:22.86. Shannon Knabel, won the women’s division in 19:16.55, edging Andrea Gibson of Charlestown, Ind., who finished in 21:53.76.

          The top finishers in the 2012 Louisville Sports Commission Half Marathon presented by HumanaVitality:

MEN'S DIVISION
PLACE FINISHER TIME HOMETOWN
First Michael Eaton 1:09:52.29 Louisville, Ky.
Second Luke Lovelace 1:10:07.00 Louisville, Ky.
Third Mike Hermanson 1:15:28.79 Louisville, Ky.

WOMEN'S DIVISION
PLACE FINISHER TIME HOMETOWN
First Holly Knight 1:20:08.71 Louisville, Ky.
Second Alicia Heyne 1:28:34.24 Louisville, Ky.
Third Angela Yochum 1:31:54.55 Louisville, Ky.

          Complete race results can be found by logging onto www.lscmarathon.com or www.facebook.com/lscmarathon. Contributing sponsors of the 2012 Louisville Sports Commission Half Marathon presented by HumanaVitality and Louisville pure tap® 5K are: adidas, Bandy Carroll Hellige, Bearno’s, CBS Outdoor, Consumer’s Choice Coffee, Cox Media, Falls City Beer, Heaven Hill, HumanaVitality, Kentucky Derby Festival, Kroger, Planet Fitness, PowerAde, Publishers Printing, Sam Swope, Steel Technologies, Swag’s Sports Shoes, Sun Tan City, Thrifty Truck Rental and USA Image. The Official Pace Car for the race was provided by Sam Swope Fiat.

          Race support was provided by Jewish Sports Medicine and Louisville Water Company.