Parrish completes World Marathon Majors; Kemp runs 2:27
The 52-year-old Anchorage resident finished Japan’s Tokyo Marathon on March 3 in 3 hours, 30 minutes and 2 seconds, a personal best of about eight minutes.
Parrish had previously finished the other five World Marathon Majors: Chicago, Boston, New York, Berlin and London.
In Toyko, Parrish placed 4,463 among more than 27,000 men.
“Japan was a fantastic experience,” Parrish reported on Facebook.
After starring in running at Haines High School, Kemp competed at Cornell University. He now lists Stanford, Calif., as his hometown.
Kemp won the 25-29-year-old age group and finished with a pace of 5 minutes, 37 seconds per mile.