Twin sisters finish 1st and 2nd in Rock 'n' Roll Half

DENVER - Twin sisters were the top two women finishers of the Transmerica Rock 'n' Roll Denver Half Marathon Sunday morning.

Elvin Kibet, 26, of Colorado Springs won the women's division with a time of 1:15:22. She edged out her twin sister Valentine at the finish. Valentine finished in 1:15:25. The sisters are natives of Kenya.

Ethiopian Gebrekidan Abadi, 32, who lives in the Denver area had the fastest time overall. He finished with a time of 1:06:46.

Former Colorado School of Mines cross country runner Marty Andrie, 23, of Golden, finished second overall with a time of 1:07:43.

More than 14,000 runners took part in the half marathon and 10K events Sunday morning.

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