WATCH: Jake McCubbin, Sarah Bishop win Air Force Marathon

Former Wright State, Auburn runners win 22nd annual Air Force Marathon

Men’s winner is from Northwestern High School in Springfield

“I was nervous all week,” McCubbin said. “I had a lot of self doubt. I just kind of relied on the training I put in all summer and all year.”

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The women’s winner was Sarah Bishop, 36, a mother of four who attended high school in Alaska and ran track at Auburn. She finished in 3:02.25 and said she led the entire race.

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“It feels really, really good,” Bishop said. “I won the Marine Corps Marathon last year when we lived in (Washington) D.C. We just moved here a few weeks ago, and my goal was to win.

McCubbin and Bishop are first-time winners of the race. More than 12,000 runners participated in the various distances.

Daniel Kirwa, of Gibsonton, Fla., won the men’s half marathon in 1:12.22. The women’s half marathon winner was Emily Shertzer, of Jonestown, Pa. Her time was 1:23.37.

Air Force Marathon: Post-race interview with men's winner Jake McCubbin
Video: David Jablonski - Staff Writer
Air Force Marathon: Post-race interview with women's winner Sarah Bishop
Video: David Jablonski - Staff Writer
Sarah Bishop accepts her medal after winning the 22nd annual Air Force Marathon on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. David Jablonski/Staff
Photo: David Jablonski - Staff Writer

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