Mountain marathon

At the Grandfather Mountain (N.C.) Marathon, Christopher Calfee from Tazewell, Tenn., won the men’s division in a time of 2:51:06, and Anne Geddes was the women’s winner in 3:59:26.

The event, rated by some as the most rigorous in the country, drew a field of 290 runners.

Billy Webster of Greenville placed third overall in 2:58:51. Byron Backer of Greenville was sixth in 3:07:08.

Marathons