Mike Rolsing of Corvallis won the Newport Marathon men’s division Saturday, while Kate Gustafson was the women’s winner in a 26.2-mile trek that began at Yaquina Bay State Park and featured 724 finishers.
Another 226 runners completed the half-marathon, which was won by Grant Linsell of Portland and Kemberly Thomas of Searcy, Ark.
David Boys of Newport was the fastest local finisher in the marathon, placing 51st in 3:15:50. Bruce Watanabe of Newport was the top half-marathon finisher, placing sixth, just ahead of Newport resident Luke Frechette, who finished seventh.
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