Ash finishes in top 150 at Boston Marathon

Published 5:41 pm Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Alan Ash of Atmore finished among the top 150 finishers in the world, during Monday’s running of the 118th Boston Marathon.

Ash ended the race with a time of 2 hours, 33 minutes, 54 seconds, finishing in 148th place overall. There were approximately 36,000 runners in the marathon.

Ash, 22, ran cross country at Vanderbilt and is currently a teacher at Jefferson Davis High School in Montgomery. Although he has only been running marathons for less than a year, he finished with the top Boston Marathon time for any runner from Alabama.

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Atmore’s Mark Rice also participated in the marathon, finishing with a time of 5:16:36.