Sports: Bob Marchinko wins marathon
Local runner and coach Bob Marchinko won the Oak Island Marathon on Saturday.
Marchinko, 49, ran 2:31.39, a 5:47 mile pace, and set an age-group record despite miserable and wet conditions.
The second-place overall finisher, was an 18-year-old.
Marchinko suffered a broken neck last year, but has made an amazing and inspirational comeback.
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