Runner from Tucson finishes 3rd in NY Marathon

Runner from Tucson finishes 3rd in NY Marathon

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - A runner from the Old Pueblo has left his mark on the Big Apple this weekend.

Abdi Abdirahman traveled to New York City to run in the New York Marathon.

The University of Arizona alum and Tucson High grad placed third in the race, according to results posted by organizers.

His time of 2:11:23 was less than 4 minutes behind the first place finisher.

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