The two long-distance races in Minnesota's two largest cities were expected to draw up to 20,000 runners.
Nicknamed "Uncle Chen," the 50-year-old runner finished the race in 574th place — beating nearly 1,000 others.
The race's organizers say nonbinary athletes won't have to register with the men's or women's divisions and provided qualifying times to guide their training.
The 30-year-old man was taken to a nearby hospital Saturday where he was pronounced dead.
The American runner had a funny request for her family after she medaled in just her third marathon ever.
"At night, sleep’s not guaranteed," Tuliamuk said. "I have to wake up and go run, feeling like a zombie.”
"Marathon running is one of the only sports where the average person is lined up with a field of professionals in the same race."
The runners were racing on an extremely narrow mountain path when hail, freezing rain and gale-force winds hit the high-altitude race.
Elisha Nochomovitz spent six hours and 48 minutes running the distance on the small balcony of his apartment in Toulouse, France.
Experts explain just what's happening to you physically and mentally when you do 26.2 miles.