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Johnboy Smith was the first from the men’s wheelchair division to cross the finish line of the 45th Grandma’s Marathon on Saturday.
Smith, 31, of the United Kingdom crossed the finish line in Duluth’s Canal Park in 1 hours, 25 minutes, 45 seconds, having broken away from the rest of the field.
Herman Garic, 31, of Utica, New York, finished second 4:33:00 back and Callum Hall, 29, of the U.K. was third in 1:30:27.
The 45th running of Grandma’s Marathon is underway along the North Shore of Lake Superior.
Wheelchair racers began the trek from Two Harbors to Duluth at 7:40 a.m., followed by the elite men’s and women’s racers at 7:45 a.m.