Four Kenai Peninsula runners, including past marathon and half marathon champions at the Kenai River Marathon, competed in the Boston Marathon on Monday.
Amanda Cherok, a 35-year-old from Homer who won the Kenai River Marathon in late September 2022 at 3 hours, 32 minutes and 1 second, finished the 26.2 miles of Boston at 3:22:32. She was 1,553rd in her 18 to 39 age category, 2,043rd among women and 9,883rd overall.
Patrick Lewis, a 35-year-old from Seward, won the Kenai River Half Marathon in 1:22:29 in 2021. He finished Boston at 3:18:49, taking 3,685th in his 18 to 39 age category, 7,239th among men and 8,823rd overall.
Collin Atkinson, 31, of Seward finished at 3:12:22, putting him in 3,460th place in his 18 to 39 age category, 6,064th among men and 6,975th overall.
Torrey Short, a 38-year-old from Homer, finished at 3:21:43. Short was 3,760th in his 18 to 39 age category, 7,693rd among men and 9,942nd overall.