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Winners Announced for 2016 Urban Bourbon Half Marathon and Corporate Challenge

Louisville, Ky. – October 22, 2016 – With approximately 3,000 registered participants, the Louisville Sports Commission’s Urban Bourbon Half Marathon went off this morning under cool, sunny skies at race start.

Mike Purvis of Louisville, Ky., won the men’s half marathon in a time of 1:14:06.76, edging second-place finisher David Grieshaber of Louisville, Ky., who clocked a time of 1:17:18.52. Jamie Adkins of Owensboro, Ky., won the women’s half marathon in 1:22:52.34, just beating Angela Matthews of Westland, Mich., who finished in 1:23:10.97.

In the Corporate Challenge team competition, Frost Brown Todd’s team finished first in a total time of 4:23:33; the PwC Team #1 finished second in 4:51:03.

The top finishers in the 2016 Urban Bourbon Half Marathon:

First Mike Purvis 1:14:06 Louisville, Ky.
Second David Grieshaber 1:17:18 Louisville, Ky.
Third Luke Schafer 1:17:43 Cleves, Ohio



First Jamie Adkins 1:22:51 Owensboro, Ky.
Second Angela Matthews 1:23:10 Westland, Mich.
Third April Woo 1:23:29 Louisville, Ky.


Complete race results can be found by clicking here.

Contributing sponsors of the 2016 Urban Bourbon Half Marathon: Bandy Carroll Hellige, Bearno’s Pizza, Evan Williams, Kentucky Ale, Fleet Feet Sports, Galt House Hotel, Kentucky Derby Festival, Outfront Media, Powerade, Summit Media – 107.7 The Eagle, The Voice-Tribune, Thrifty Truck Rental, TruMoo Chocolate Milk and USA Image. The Official Pace Car for the race was provided by Bluegrass Audi.

Race support was provided by KentuckyOne Health and Louisville Water Company.