Thousands of runners participate in San Francisco Marathon

- A 40-year-old Mill Valley man won the San Francisco Marathon Sunday. 

As he approached the finish line, runner Jorge Maravilla picked up his 3-year-old son and carried him across the line with him, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. 

"Give me a kiss,'' he said to his son, who happily complied. 

Maravilla was one of about 27,000 runners who began the race along the Embarcadero and then looped through many iconic San Francisco neighborhoods and tourist hot spots, including Fisherman's Wharf, Golden Gate Park, the Haight and Mission District.

Maravilla finished the 26.2-mile course in two hours, 27 minutes and 56 seconds, just 12 seconds ahead of 26-year-old San Francisco resident Jonathan Briskman, according to race results posted online. The first woman to cross the finish line was 32-year-old San Francisco resident Bonnie Tran. 

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