Colfax Marathon draws 17,000 racers

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If there was ever a perfect day to run a marathon, Sunday morning was it.

An estimated 17,000 runners, joggers & walkers participated in the 2014 Colfax Marathon, just over 26 miles along the famous street.

As part of the day, 150 non-profits raise money in City Park.

Firefighters from Highlands Ranch, Lakewood and Parker handed out medals at the finish line.

The top five finishers were as follows:

Male Participants
1. PAT SULLIVAN 2:40:47
2. AUSTIN COTANT 2:48:51
3. MATTHEW ROBERTS 2:52:23
4. DAVID WEIR 2:54:32
5. MATTHEW DRAKE 2:55:08
Female Participants
1. ALYSHA DE LAURELL 2:58:40
2. LIN LASCELLES 3:07:10
3. PAMELA BOREALIS 3:15:02
4. ALLISON TOPPEN 3:15:13
5. ANNE STAEHELI 3:16:49