New York City Marathon

Runners with local ties impress in One City Marathon

Besides the win at Sunday's Newport News One City Marathon by Williamsburg's Greta Sieve in a course-record 2:52:00, there were a number of other outstanding performances by area runners in the third annual race, including the marathon, the marathon relay and the 8K run.

With a total of $4,700 in prize money in the featured marathon, the race had its best competition yet for both men and women. The accompanying Maritime 8K had $1,400 in prize money, with two former William and Mary runners in the top three for the men, and a surprise win for the women by a 54-year-old Yorktown runner.

The marathon was so tough this year that the two-time defending champion for the women, Sika...