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Apr 18, 2016 12:04 PM

Boston Marathon 2016: Top 5 male runners from NH

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Boston, Mass. — Monday marked the 120th edition of the Boston Marathon. There was a total of 30,743 registered runners to take on the challenging 26.2- mile course through one of the nation's most historic cities. Out of those 30,743 runners, 422 were from New Hampshire. In comparison to last year's marathon stats, it was interesting to track our Granite Staters throughout the course of the race.

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For our New Hampshire men, Newmarket resident and former University of New Hampshire student, Aliaksandr Leuchanka took the lead again completing the race with a time of 2 hours and 32 minutes. This is the second year in a row that Leuchanka placed No. 1 for both men and women of the state - where he also came in first place during the 2015 Boston Marathon.

READ: NH1 Top 5: Fastest Boston Marathon finishers from NH - Men's division (2015)

New Hampshire's Fan Zhou came in at a close second with a time of 2 hours and 37 minutes. NH1 would like to recognize and congratulate our male runners with a job well done! Check out who made New Hampshire's top 5 for the men's division below:

Here are the top finishers for the men's division:

5). Eric McDonald (02:46:47) 306th among Men - 323rd overall

4). Louis Saviano (02:44:08) 222nd - 236th

3). David Gervais (02:43:05) 185th - 199th

2). Fan Zhou (02:37:36) 87th - 98th

1). Aliaksandr Leuchanka (02:32:37) 41st - 45th

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BOSTON, Mass. — Newmarket resident and former University of New Hampshire student, Aliaksandr Leuchanka was the first runner from New Hampshire to hit the Boston Marathon's halfway marker at 13.1 miles.

Leuchanka placed No. 1 for New Hampshire's fastest runners for the 2015 Boston Marathon, ending with a time of 2:26:36. Monday, he hit the halfway marker with a time of 01:11:58, again taking the lead for runners from New Hampshire.

Granite Stater Louis Saviano was the second resident to hit the marathon's halfway mark at a time of 01:17:27. As the end of the course gets closer who will take the lead for New Hampshire?

Stay tuned.

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