VIDEO NEWS FLASH: David Kilgore of Palm Bay Wins His Third Consecutive Space Coast Marathon Title

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46th running of the Space Coast Marathon

SPACE COAST DAILY TV: Steve Wilson of the Friday Night Locker Room congratulates David Kilgore on winning his third consecutive Space Coast Marathon. A great effort by a great young man, he was inducted into the Space Coast Sports Hall of Fame last May.

SPACE COAST DAILY TV: The 46th running of the Space Coast Marathon, Half Marathon and Marathon Relay took place Sunday morning, starting in Cocoa Village and finishing at the Riverfront Park amphitheater. In the above, and below videos, the Friday Night Locker Room’s Steve Wilson and Lisa Nicholas are on hand to bring you all the action.

BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA/ROCKLEDGE, FLORIDA – For the third consecutive year, David Kilgore of Palm Bay has won the Space Coast Marathon, this time by a margin of 11 minutes with a time of 2:30:36.

The 46th running of the Space Coast Marathon, Half Marathon and Marathon Relay was held Sunday morning, starting in Cocoa Village and finishing at the Riverfront Park amphitheater.

In the above videos, the Friday Night Locker Room’s Steve Wilson and Lisa Nicholas were on hand to bring you all the action.

Coming in second behind Kilgore was Adriano Bastos of Brazil, who had a time of 2:41:27. Lukas Hassler of Melbourne came in fifth at 2:48:01, and Zeke Zauner of Palm Bay placed 13th, finishing the race in 2:57:59 out of more than 1,500 runners.

Gabriela Herra Arroyo of Costa Rica came in first in the female division at 2:59:59, and Kyrstin Clodfelter of Satellite Beach was the first woman from Brevard to cross the finish line at 3:35:21.

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Kilgore, who had a remarkable high school career at Holy Trinity Episcopal School, is one of the top runners to ever come from the Space Coast and was inducted into the Space Coast Sports Hall of Fame last May.

He started running during his middle school days. Early on, it was apparent that his talents were unique. As he moved to high school, he began to blossom as a runner.

While with the Tigers, he was coached by Space Coast Sports Hall of Fame member, Doug Butler. Before he finished his high school career, he had accumulated four state championship titles.

Kilgore was the state champion in Cross Country, 1600 meters (twice), and had one team championship (Cross Country and Track). Kilgore was an All-American in the 5K, having once run it in a remarkable time of 14:50.

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