Arciniaga runs 2:11:47, release, note by Larry Eder

Nick Arciniaga, RNR San Diego

Congrats to Nick Arciniaga, who ran a fine pb at the 2010 RNR San Diego marathon today!

Flagstaff's Nick Arciniaga dropped his marathon personal best by nearly two minutes in route to finishing 3rd at the Rock 'n' Roll San Diego Marathon - the highest finish by an American in the history of the event.  His time of 2:11:47 (5:01 per mile) over the 26.2 mile course was a significant improvement over his breakthrough 8th place finish (in 2:13:46) at the 2009 ING New York City Marathon.  Today's Rock 'n' Roll San Diego Marathon performance follows quickly on the heels of his Bronze Medal performance at the US 25K Championships (held May 8th), where he and teammates Andrew Carlson (Gold) and Brett Gotcher (Silver) swept the medal stand.  

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