Locals fare well in L.A. Marathon

There were more than a few South Coast runners competing in the L.A. Marathon on Sunday, many of whom were counted among the 22,299 finishers.

Goleta’s Jonathan Williams was the fastest local, completing the course in three hours, three minutes and 26 seconds. That made the 28-year-old 148th overall and 29th in his age group.

Santa Barbara’s Matthew Enna had an official time of 3:08:26 that was good for 216th place overall. The 35-year-0ld was 28th in his age group.

Carpinteria’s Tim Smith and Santa Barbara’s Pat Tighe cracked the top-500. Smith, 45, was 306th and Tighe, 44, was 464th.  

Five locals over 60 years of age conquered the circuit: Jeanine Caloudes(60), Joe Howell(62), Walter Loster(62), Garay Menicucci(60), Sandy Roberts (63). On the other side of the spectrum, four athletes under 20 claimed Santa Barbara or Goleta as their hometown. Goleta’s Sean Lieppman(19) was tops before Bobby Lozoya(19), Matt Blois(18) and Sean Towers(19).