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Iowa City's Lance Cundy top Eastern Iowan at Boston Marathon

Marion's Tyler Husak is third Iowan finisher

General view of the pack of elite women near the start of the 2017 Boston Marathon. (USA Today Sports)
General view of the pack of elite women near the start of the 2017 Boston Marathon. (USA Today Sports)

BOSTON — Lance Cundy of Iowa City was the top Eastern Iowa finisher in the 2017 Boston Marathon today, finishing the 26.2-mile run in 2 hours, 51 minutes and 40 seconds.

The 26-year-old placed 674th overall, averaging 6:33 per mile.

Marion’s Tyler Husak, 30, was the third Iowa finisher, placing 962nd in a time of 2:55:42.

Jason Thomas of Urbandale was the top Iowan, finishing in 2:31:37, good for 68th overall.

Rochelle Yang of Iowa City was the top Eastern Iowa woman, finishing in 3:33:48.

Men — Lance Cundy (Iowa City), 2:51:40; Tyler Husak (Marion), 2:55:42; Kyle Polich (Coralville), 3:08:01; Jared Nelson (Iowa City), 3:11:06; Michael Keefer (Iowa City), 3:15:01; Robert Murphy (Mount Vernon), 3:18:27; Adam Kassem (Cedar Rapids), 3:19:35; David Vidal (Iowa City), 3:27:21; Jason Renk (North Liberty), 3:28:13; Tim Vipond (Cedar Rapids), 3:30:31; Christopher Malloy (Iowa City), 3:33:01; Benjamim Nigg (Vinton), 3:40:37; Mark Valliere (Cedar Rapids), 3:57:36; Gary Whittington (Iowa City), 3:59:45; Tony Steidler-Dennison (Iowa City), 4:12:51; Bradley Phillips (Decorah), 4:26:45

Women — Rochelle Yang (Iowa City), 3:33:48; Daniela Williams (North Liberty), 3:38:12; Tiffany Merrick (Coralville), 3:44:46; Emily Logan (Marion), 3:46:02; Erin Hazen (Solon), 3:49:17; Megan Andresen (Marion), 4:00:41; Nancy Yowell (Iowa City), 4:01:56; Natalie Hempy (Solon), 4:08:56; Sarah Chicchelly (Cedar Rapids), 4:13:13; Melissa Young (Coralville), 4:20:45; Cheryl Allen (Wellman), 4:31:53

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