BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Thousands of full-time workers took part in the 37th annual J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge Thursday evening.

The 3.5 mile race began at 6:45 p.m. Organizers say a total of 12,488 runners and walkers took part in the event.

The first-place men's finisher was Ridge Robinson of Bryant and Stratton College with a time of 18:05. The first-place women's finisher was Jacquine Huben of McGuire Development Company, who finished with a time of 21:45.