DENVER — A Denver woman set a course record for female runners in the Colfax Marathon on Sunday.
Brittney Lee shattered the course record by about 4 1/2 minutes. Her time was 2 hours, 52 minutes, 50 seconds.
The previous record of 2:57:18 was set in 2013 by Nicole Chyr, a four-time Colfax Marathon winner.
That’s an average pace of about 6:36 per mile. Lee was awarded a check for $1,000 after the 26.2-mile race.
“Just a little faster than our team,” joked Channel 2’s Deb Takahara, who ran the relay with FOX31 Denver reporter Greg Nieto, photojournalist Cody White, and producers Dara Bitler and Gerard Carleton.
We did it! #2Legit2Quit @channel2kwgn @greg_nieto @SportsWithDara @CodyCam @Carleton_G pic.twitter.com/ee2hUAsNX2
— Deborah Takahara (@debtakahara) May 21, 2017