Mendez first female to cross Dallas half-marathon today

Dallas-native Allison Mendez wins the women's division of today's Humana Rock 'N' Roll Dallas Half Marathon.

Dallas-native Allison Mendez wins the women's division of today's Humana Rock 'N' Roll Dallas Half Marathon.

Allison Mendez, age 28, was the first woman to cross the finish line at today's Humana Rock 'N' Roll Dallas Half Marathon.

At 1:19, her time was way short of a personal record, according to her mother Cyndy Mendez, who said she was happy to see her daughter race in the family's hometown.

"This was her first [half-marathon] in Dallas," said Cyndy.

She said Allison's best time was 1:12 in a half-marathon race.


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