The largest marathon in the world – the New York City Marathon – featured almost 1,000 Canadians on Sunday.
Alberta’s Karl Augsten was the top Canadian running 2:31:51 for 44th place overall among men. Augsten is an accomplished ultrarunner and was coming off a win at the Grizzly 50K in Canmore, Alta. in October. He won two other ultras in 2017, according to his race profile on Ultra Run Signup.
The top-three Canadian women came in just over three hours, all within three minutes of each other. Shalaleh Tarbiat was the top Canadian, according to the top-100 overall women results posted by the NYRR. According to her All Athletics profile, her time of 3:01:24 is a PB.
According to the New York Road Runners (NYRR), there were 867 Canadian entrants to the New York City Marathon. Two of them broke the top-100 including Augsten, who was sporting Canada split shorts for the race, and Toronto’s Ross Bain.
44. Karl Augsten – 2:31:51
100. Ross Bain – 2:37:15 (pictured)
152. Mark Davis – 2:42:22
82. Shalaleh Tarbiat – 3:01:24
90. Sarah Macarthur – 3:02:56
95. Chloe Austin – 3:04:04
There were no Canadians in the men’s or women’s pro fields, which went off before the mass start of the largest marathon in the world.
New York City Marathon coverage presented by New Balance.