WASHINGTON — Thousands came out to D.C. for the 40th Marine Corps Marathon on Sunday.

Trevor Lafontaine of Cornwall, New York took first place, finishing in just two hours and 24 minutes.

Lafontaine told WNEW’s Kris Ankarlo it is his first ever marathon.

“I went out pretty slow, pretty conservative. I’ve never run this course. It’s my first marathon, so I wasn’t sure what to expect,” Lafontaine said. “I’m pretty shocked. I did not come in expecting to win.”

Jenny Mendez Suanca of Costa Rica placed first in the women’s race. She timed 2:45:55.

“It was very cold at first. It took me a little bit to get there, but after a while I was good,” Suanca said.

Top 10 Men:
1 Trevor Lafontaine; Cornwall, NY; 2:24:24.22
2 Oscar Mateo; Santos Mexico, DF; 2:26:07.48
3 Brian Flynn; Rockingham, VA; 2:26:53.26
4 Jordan Tropf; Baltimore, MD; 2:27:02.81
5 Daniel Schlich; Saint Robert, MO; 2:27:07.71
6 Kenneth Foster; Monument, CO; 2:27:44.36
7 Justin Turner; Pensacola, FL; 2:29:26.03
8 Timothy Richard; Clovis, NM; 2:30:50.82
9 Japheth Ng’ojoy; El Paso, TX; 2:31:19.85
10 Jose Campos; Fort Bliss, TX; 2:32:27.14

Top 10 Women:
1 Jenny Mendez Suanca; San Jose, Costa Rica; 2:45:55.18
2 Christine; Taranto Monterey, CA; 2:53:29.39
3 Maria Elena; Jimenez Mexico, DF; 2:55:34.95
4 Kara Waters; Great Falls, VA; 2:55:52.53
5 Magin Day; Apo, AE; 2:56:27.16
6 Jessica Arditti; San Diego, CA; 2:56:44.14
7 Laura Blaylock; Little Rock, AR; 2:56:44.27
8 Chelsea Prahl; Tacoma, WA; 2:56:48.14
9 Tanya Thatcher; Mason, OH; 2:57:51.23
10 Alexis Juurlink; Oakfield; 2:57:56.17

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