Roseville-raised Summer Sanders is pretty fast in or out of the water, recording a very respectable time on Sunday at the Nike Women's Marathon and Half-Marathon in San Francisco.
Sanders, who won two gold medals, one silver and one bronze at the 1992 Summer Olympics, in Barcelona, Spain, in swimming, recorded a time of 1 hour, 38 minutes for the half-marathon. She accomplished the run on the hilly course a day after her 40th birthday.
Sanders, who went on to a successful television career after her Olympic exploits, ran with her cousin and sister-in-law. About 20,000 women participated.
"My pre-race diet, which focused on a good mix of protein, fat and carbs, made for great fuel to get me through the race," she said in a press release.
Courtesy of About.com http://running.about.com/od/famousrunners/tp/Celebrity-Half-Marathon-Times.htm here's some other half-marathon times by public figures:
• Apolo Ohno, 2011 Chicago Half Marathon, 1:40:59
• Sarah Palin, 2011 Storm Lake Half Marathon, 1:46:10
• Drew Carey, 2011 Disneyland Half Marathon, 1:50:46
• Valerie Bertinelli, 2011 Napa-to-Sonoma Half Marathon, 2:12:19
• Hugh Jackman, 2011 New York City Half Marathon, 2:05:52
• Jennifer Love Hewitt, 2010 Rock 'n' Roll Los Angeles Half Marathon, 3:09:13
• Al Roker, 2010 Rock 'n' Roll Chicago Half Marathon, 3:20:58
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