Rain can't stop runners at Broad Street Run

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Tens of thousands of runners braved chilly rain along a 10-mile course in Philadelphia for the 37th annual Blue Cross Broad Street.

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40,000 runners laced up to make the ten mile trek down Broad Street to the Navy Yard on Sunday morning.

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Tony Nogueira, 48, of Glen Ridge, NJ was the first wheelchair finisher at a time of 36:52 and a pace of 3:41/mi.

Rain did not stop the runners at the Broad Street Run.


The first male finisher was 24-year-old Abebe Mekuria of New York, NY who finished with a time of 48:43 and a pace of 4:52/mi.

VIDEO: 1st male runner crosses finish line
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The first elite runner crosses the finish line.

The first female finisher was 27-year-old Crystal Burnick of Skippack, Pa. who finished with a time of 57:05 and a pace of 5:42/mi.

VIDEO: 1st female runner crosses finish line

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Here are the top 10 finishers:

Abebe Mekuria, 24, New York NY, 48:43 48:43, 4:52/mi
Mathew Kiplagat, 33, White Plains, NY 48:51 4:53/mi
David Fuentes, 29, Austin TX 49:28 4:56/mi
Matthew Forys, 30, New York, NY 49:43 4:58/mi

Carlos Jamieson, 28, Washington DC 49:47 4:58/mi
Andrew Weaver, 25, Baltimore MD 49:50 4:58/mi
Tyler Andrews, 25, Arlington VA 49:56 4:59/mi
Justin Garrard, 29, Philadelphia PA 50:07 5:00/mi
Japheth Kiptanui, 31, Huntington NY 50:37 5:03/mi
Darryl Brown, 33, Exton PA 51:23 5:08/mi

Check results here.

You could see some familiar faces at the 6abc water stop, Nora Muchanic among them.

VIDEO: Chopper 6 over start of Broad Street Run
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Chopper 6 over the start of the Blue Cross Broad Street Run.

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