Soldiers to run marathon

There will be a running expo at the same time as well as local craft vendors.

There will be a pasta dinner, open to runners and others, that night at 5:30 at Word of Life. Tickets are available at the expo and at the door.

The marathon course records are held by David Herr of Canaan, Vt., and Simone Stoeppler of Germany. Herr ran 2 hours, 35 minutes, 38 seconds in 2009, while Stoeppler ran 3:04:08 in 2004. Stoeppler has already entered this year's race.

The hand cyclist record belongs to Bill Schwarz, who rolled to a 1:45:32 mark in 2008.

The half marathon records belong to Eric Blake, who ran 1:10:43 in 2004, and Annette Acuff, who was clocked in 1:23:13 in 2007.

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