Russian Andrei Tarasov won the Deseret News Marathon over locals Alvaro Palacios and Dennis Simonaitis. His time of 2:21:37 was the fifth-fastest in the marathons history and the fastest since 1984.

Simonaitis, whose wife, Michelle, won the womens marathon in 2:51:59, finished second (2:23:56) while the two-time defending champion Palacios took third (2:27:56). Paul Rosser, the 1994 winner, placed fourth (2:33:22).