Waves of runners line up by projected finishing times before the start of the Ukrop's Monument Avenue 10k at Broad and Harrison streets. More than 41,000 had registered for the event.
Julius Kogo (left) and Megan Wright cross the finish line as winners' of the men's and women's divisions of the Ukrop's Monument Avenue 10k on Saturday.
With a time of 33:12 Megan Wright (A25), of Morgantown, WV, wins for the women in the Ukrop's Monument Avenue 10k in Richmond on Saturday, April 2, 2011.
Posted: Sunday, April 3, 2011 1:00 am
Julius Kogo liked virtually everything about the Ukrop's Monument Avenue 10k. He particularly enjoyed the finish.
Kogo, a 25-year-old Kenyan, unleashed a turbocharged sprint over the final 500 meters Saturday to pull away from 27-year-old Tesfaye Dube of Ethiopia and win the 12th annual event in 29:02. Dube finished in 29:07.
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Sunday, April 3, 2011 1:00 am.