Nearly 10,000 participate in 12th annual Publix Georgia Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K

Nearly 10,000 walkers and runners participated in the Publix Georgia Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K on Sunday.

Sergei Zyrianov (2:29:37) won the men’s marathon and Marina Khmelevskaya (2:52:31) won on the women’s side.

The winners are the men and women’s half marathon were Thiago Bianchini (1:15:03) and Tavyn Lovitt (1:21:30). Brian Sydow (16:42) and Jill Braley (19:01) won the men and women’s 5K.

At the end of the races, the Atlanta Track Club announced that next year’s event will be renamed the Publix Atlanta Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K and feature a new course.

The race will feature more of Atlanta’s neighborhoods, parks and businesses.

“Atlanta is one of the country’s best running cities,” Atlanta Track Club’s Executive Director Rich Kenah said. “We’re looking forward to showing off our beautiful city, its energetic and active community, and its hospitality to runners from around the U.S. and the world at the 2019 Publix Atlanta Marathon.”