05/03/2015 01:35 EDT | Updated 05/03/2016 05:12 EDT

Ontario woman, Quebec man fastest at Toronto marathon

An Ontarian and a Montrealer were the fastest woman and man to cross the finish line at Sunday's GoodLife Fitness Toronto Marathon.

Jutta Merilainen of Batawa, Ont., finished the 42.2-kilometre course in three hours and 44 seconds, according to results tweeted by GoodLife.

David Le Porho of Montreal was the first male runner to finish up the race. His finish time was just under 2 hours and 22 minutes.

The marathon website indicates that some 2,500 people were expected to run the marathon on Sunday. The course started at Mel Lastman Square and ended at Ontario Place.