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2009 ELITE ATHLETE UPDATES

GRANDMA’S MARATHON

GARRY BJORKLUND HALF MARATHON

 

 

(Updated as of 06-10-09)

 

 

 GRANDMA’S MARATHON ELITE ADDITIONS

 

Men’s Division

 

Bib #        Name                               Age     Home                                                 PR     

17              Peter Gilmore                    32        San Mateo, California                          2:12:45

33              Kennett Kiptoo                  29        Kenya                                                  2:15:39

40              Josphat Chemjor              32        Kenya                                                  2:13:11

60              Danny Gough                    40        Portsmouth, Rhode Island                  2:18:55

97              Matt Dewald                      26        Yankton, South Dakota                       2:23:35

 

                       

Bib #        Name                               Age     Home                                                 PR

17              Peter Gilmore                 32        San Mateo, Calif.                              2:12:45

 

Personal Records

Half Marathon: 1:03:53 – 2008 Surf City Half Marathon (California)

Marathon:  2:12:45 – 2006 Boston Marathon

 

Most Recent Races/Career Highlights

2009: 9th place USA 25K Championships (Michigan) – 1:17:28

2009: 1st place Napa Valley Marathon (California) – 2:23:05

2008: 4th Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon (Minnesota) – 1:05:51

2008: 8th place Bay to Breakers 12K (California) – 36:44

2008: 6th place USA 25K Championships (Michigan) – 1:18:45

2008: 1st place Surf City Half Marathon (California) – 1:03:53

2007: DNF 2008 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials (New York)

2007: 15th place New York City Half Marathon (New York) – 1:05:06

2007: 8th place Boston Marathon (Massachusetts) – 2:16:41

2006: 10th place New York City Marathon (New York) – 2:13:13

2006: 7th place Boston Marathon (Massachusetts) – 2:12:45

 

 

33              Kennett Kiptoo               29        Kenya                                                 2:15:39

 

Personal Records

Marathon:  2:15:39 – 2008 Treviso Marathon, Italy

 

Most Recent Races/Career Highlights

2008: 4th place Treviso Marathon (Italy) – 2:15:39 (Debut)

 

 

40              Josphat Chemjor                        32        Kenya                                                 2:13:11

 

Personal Records

Marathon:  2:13:11 – 2002 Carpi Marathon, Italy

 

Most Recent Races/Career Highlights

2003: Torino Marathon (Italy) – 2:14:29

2002: 1st place Stockholm Marathon (Sweden) – 2:18:14

2002: 5th place Carpi Marathon (Italy) – 2:13:11

1997: 4th place Honolulu Marathon (Hawaii) – 2:14:40

 

 

Women’s Division

 

Bib #        Name                               Age     Home                                                 PR     

F24            Zinaida Semenova            46        Russia                                                 2:26:51

 

 

F24            *Zinaida Semenova        Russia            46        2:26:51

                  *2008 Grandma’s Marathon female masters division winner

                  *2002 Grandma's Marathon female champion with a time of 2:32:31

                  *Three-time winner of Twin Cities Marathon (1998, 2000, 2001)

 

Personal Records

Half Marathon:  1:13:25 – 2005 Moscow Half Marathon

Marathon:  2:26:51 - 2001 Twin Cities Marathon

 

Most Recent Races/Career Highlights

2008:  6th place Twin Cities Marathon (Minnesota) – 2:40:19

2008:  4th place Grandma’s Marathon (Minnesota) – 2:43:28

2007:  10th place Twin Cities Marathon (Minnesota) – 2:57:11

2006:  11th place Dublin Marathon (Ireland) – 2:44:17

2006:  9th place Grandma’s Marathon (Minnesota) – 2:44:54

2006:  8th place Hamburg Marathon (Germany) – 2:31:18

2005:  1st place Dublin Marathon (Ireland) – 2:32:53

2005:  1st place Edinburgh Marathon (Scotland) – 2:33:36

2005:  1st place Moscow Half Marathon (Russia) – 1:13:25

2004:  5th place Boston Half Marathon (Massachusetts) – 1:15:36

2004:  2nd place Russian Half Marathon Championship (Russia) – 1:13:56

2003:  4th place Twin Cities Marathon (Minnesota) – 2:33:38

2003:  13th place London Marathon (England) – 2:32:37

2002:  1st place Grandma’s Marathon (Minnesota) – 2:32:21

2001:  1st place Twin Cities Marathon (Minnesota) – 2:26:51

 

 

Wheelchair Division

 

Bib #        Name                               Age     Home                                                 PR     

94              Ben Hulin                          27        South Bend, Indiana                            2:23:00

95              Marcelo Ordaz-Cruz         28        Crystal, Minn.                                      1:58:29

96              Richard Ryan                    41        Arlington, Va.                                       2:09:00

 

 

GRANDMA’S MARATHON ELITE CANCELLATIONS

 

Men’s Division

 

Bib #        Name                               Age     Home                         PR                  Reason

13              Christopher Kipkering       25        Kenya                          2:13:44            Visa Related

14              Jynocel Basweti                22        Kenya                          2:14:02            Unknown

25              Augustus Kavutu               31        Kenya                          2:11:39            Unknown

32              John Tubei                        33        Kenya                          2:15:23            Visa Related

 

Women’s Division

Bib #        Name                               Age     Home                         PR                  Reason

F13            Svetlana Baygulova          33        Russia                         2:37:36            Injury

F19            Margaret Chirchir              31        Kenya                          2:45:03            Travel

F34            Magdalena Donahue         27        Albuquerque, N.M.       2:56:00            Illness

F45            Janet Cain                         58        Sonoma, Calif.            2:58:11            Unknown

 

 

Wheelchair Division

 

Bib #        Name                               Age     Home                         PR                  Reason

F2988        Hannah Reitz                    21        Northfield, Minn.                     

 

 

 

GARRY BJORKLUND HALF MARATHON ELITE ADDITIONS

 

Men’s Division

 

Bib #        Name                               Age     Home                                                 PR

 

 

Women’s Division

 

Bib #        Name                               Age     Home                                                 PR     

F12            Frashiah Waithaka            31        Kenya                                                 

 

 

F12            Frashiah Waithaka          31        Kenya                                                

 

Most Recent Races/Career Highlights

2009: 3rd place Dam to Dam 20K (Iowa) – 1:11:36

2009: 23rd place Bloomsday 12K (Washington) – 42:00

2009: 4th place Monument Avenue 10K (Virginia) – 33:49

2008: 5th place Quad Cities Marathon (Illinois) – 2:56:37

2008: 5th place Grandma’s Minnesota Mile St. Paul (Minnesota) – 5:04

 

 

GARRY BJORKLUND HALF MARATHON ELITE CANCELLATIONS

 

Men’s Division

 

Bib #        Name                               Age     Home                         PR                  Reason

6                Jeff Eggleston                   24        Greece, New York       1:03:59            Unknown