BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Tiidrek Nurme from Estonia crossed the finish line Sunday morning to win the 2018 men's Mercedes full Marathon.
He finished with a time of 2:18:40. Nurme said he ran faster because he had to get back home to his wife who is about to have a baby.
Gladys Cheboi, from Kenya, finished with a time of 2:46:12 to win the women's full marathon.
Scott Smith won the men's Mercedes Half-Marathon with a time of 1:04:20.
Ann Karindi won the women's Half-Marathon with a time of 1:12:02.
The Mercedes Marathon is a qualifier for the Boston Marathon.
Thousands of runners from around the world are in Birmingham for the event, which also included the children's run and 5K run on Saturday.