Pair of area runners compete in Boston Marathon

Pair of area runners compete in Boston Marathon

Derek Gibson of Soldotna and Bill Wood of Kenai represented the Kenai Peninsula on Monday at the Boston Marathon.

Gibson, 26, crossed at 2 hours, 57 minutes and 39 seconds to become the fifth Alaskan to cross the tape. Gibson was 2,093rd overall, 1,963rd among men and 1,515th in his age group.

Wood, 56, finished at 3:51:19. He was 14,810th overall, 9,505th among men and 759th in his age division.

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