Mora, Jaten win 2013 Portland Marathon

Portland Marathon8-Matt Bell 10613
A runner heads toward the finish line Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, for the 2013 Portland Marathon. (KOIN 6 News/Matt Bell)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Jameson Mora and Rachel Jaten were the men’s and women’s winners of the 2013 Portland Marathon.

Mora, 29, had a net time of 2:20:53, a pace of 5:23. The runner from Arroyo Grande, California finished nine minutes ahead of Portland’s Tyler Dudley. Australia’s Julian Spence finished third.

The 38-year-old Jaten is from Spokane. She took the women’s crown with a net time of 2:42:13, a pace of 6:12. She finished seven minutes ahead of Devon Yanko, 31, from San Anselmo, California. Portland’s Hayley McKeen took third place.

Portland runners swept the men’s half-marathon. Shamus Eaton’s time of 1:08:31 was almost two minutes faster than Dustin Lieb and five minutes ahead of Rob Schlegel.

Another Portland runner took first place in the women’s division of the half-marathon. Yoshiko Sakamoto, 34, crossed the line in 1:26:24, three minutes ahead of Seattle’s Milah Frownfelter and six minutes faster than Suzanne Le Febre Biehl of Albuquerque.

Thousands of runners from all 50 states and numerous countries came to the Rose City for the 43rd annual event. The colors of the shirts and medals were Boston colors — blue and gold.

As many as 50,000 spectators lined the streets.

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