Cherry Blossom 10 mile

Washington DC/USA

Website: www.cherryblossom.org

Race Winners (42 runnings)
06 Apr 2014 45:29 Stephen Sambu (KEN) (nc) 52:05 Mamitu Daska Molisa (ETH) (nc)
07 Apr 2013 46:06 Daniel Salel Lemashon (KEN) 52:46 Caroline Rotich Cheptanui (KEN) (nc)
01 Apr 2012 45:15 Allan Kiprono (KEN)

54:02

Jeliah Kerubo Tinega-2
03 Apr 2011 45:36 Lelisa Desisa Benti (ETH)

54:02

Jeliah Kerubo Tinega (KEN)
11 Apr 2010 45:43 Stephen Tum Kipkemei (KEN)

51:51

Lineth Chepkurui-3
05 Apr 2009 45:56 Ridouane Harouffi-2

53:32

Lineth Chepkurui-2
06 Apr 2008 46:14 Ridouane Harouffi (MAR)

54:21

Lineth Chepkurui (KEN)

01 Apr 2007

46:00.7

Tadesse Tola Woldegeberel (ETH)

51:43.4

Teyiba Erkiso Waka (ETH)

02 Apr 2006

47:25

Gilbert Okari Kengabi (KEN)

52:11

Lidiya Grigoryeva (RUS)

03 Apr 2005

46:55

John Korir Kipsang-3

52:01

Nuta Olaru (ROM)

04 Apr 2004

48:12

Nelson Kiplagat Birgen (KEN)

52:07

Isabella Ochichi (KEN)

06 Apr 2003

46:56

John Korir Kipsang-2

53:43

Olga Romanova (RUS)

07 Apr 2002

47:13

Reuben Cheruiyot Kiprop-2

52:50

Luminita Talpos (ROM)

08 Apr 2001

46:12

John Korir Kipsang (KEN)

52:16

Elana Meyer (RSA)

09 Apr 2000

46:07

Reuben Cheruiyot Kiprop (KEN)

55:53

Teresa Wanjiku Mbugua (KEN)

11 Apr 1999

46:59

Worku Bikila (ETH)

53:37

Jane Omoro Moraa (KEN)

05 Apr 1998

45:51

Simon Rono (KEN)

51:16

Colleen deReuck (RSA)

13 Apr 1997

46:29

Peter Githuka Mwangi (KEN)

54:28

Valentina Yegorova (RUS)

31 Mar 1996

46:37

Lazarus Nyakeraka Oyondi (KEN)

53:25

Joan Nesbit (NC/USA)

09 Apr 1995

45:38

Ismael Kirui (KEN)

51:40

Rose Cheruiyot Kosgei (KEN)

10 Apr 1994

46:01

William Sigei-2

54:05

Helen Chepngeno (KEN)

04 Apr 1993

46:29

William Sigei (KEN)

52:27

Judi St Hilaire (MA/USA)

05 Apr 1992

47:06

Richard Chelimo (KEN)

53:44

Albina Gallyamova (RUS)

07 Apr 1991

46:26

Carl Thackery (ENG)

51:57

Jill Boltz (ENG)

01 Apr 1990

47:06

Chris Fox (MD/USA)

52:38

Lisa Rainsberger-3

02 Apr 1989

46:43

Brian Sheriff (ZIM)

52:34

Lisa Rainsberger-2

27 Mar 1988

47:33

Jean-Pierre Ndayisenga (BUR)

53:26

Anne Audain (NZL)

05 Apr 1987

46:48

Jon Sinclair (CO/USA)

52:23

Lisa Ondieki (AUS)

06 Apr 1986

46:15

Thom Hunt (CA/USA)

53:09

Rosa Mota (POR)

31 Mar 1985

46:24

Simon Kigen-2

53:30

Lisa Rainsberger (USA)

01 Apr 1984

47:26

Simon Kigen (KEN)

54:16

Rosa Mota (POR)

27 Mar 1983

46:13

Greg Meyer (MI/USA)

53:46

Eleanor Simonsick-2

04 Apr 1982

49:29

Terry Baker (MD/USA)

58:16

Eleanor Simonsick (MD/USA)

05 Apr 1981

47:17

Bill Rodgers-4

56:44

Laurie Binder (CA/USA)

30 Mar 1980

47:09

Bill Rodgers-3

55:34

Anne Hird (RI/USA)

01 Apr 1979

48:01

Bill Rodgers-2

56:03

Aileen O'Connor (VA/USA)

02 Apr 1978

48:58

Bill Rodgers (MA/USA)

56:35

Jennifer White (VA/USA)

03 Apr 1977

49:44

Dan Rincon (MD/USA)

56:08

Julie Shea-3

04 Apr 1976

49:09

Carl Hatfield-2

57:04

Julie Shea-2

06 Apr 1975

51:47

Carl Hatfield (WV/USA)

59:55

Julie Shea (NC/USA)

31 Mar 1974

50:50

Jack Mahurin (NC/USA)

1:02:48

Carol Fridley (PA/USA)

01 Apr 1973

51:22

Sam Bair (PA/USA)

1:11:19

Katherine Switzer (NY/USA)
Notes: 1973 was the inaugural year. The 2006-2007, 2011 and 2013 races have provided an early start for the elite women.

(nc) => national championship

2014  Christopher Landry was the USA champion (6th place, 46:41)
2014  Janet Bawcom was the USA champion (2nd place, 52:12)
2013  Janet Bawcom was the USA champion (4th place, 53:28)


Most Wins (1973-date)

Men

4

Bill Rodgers (MA/USA) 1978-81

Women

3

Julie Shea (NC/USA) 1975-77
Lisa Rainsberger (USA) 1985,1989-90
  Lineth Chepkurui (KEN) 2008-10


Prize Money (ADR qualified runners)

Year        Men      Women      Total
2014    $34,900    $37,400    $72,300
2013     22,250     37,400     59,650
2012     22,000     21,250     43,250
2011     21,750     19,900     41,650
2010     22,000     22,000     44,000
2009     19,500     19,500     39,000
2008     16,250     16,250     32,500
2007     16,000     16,750     32,750
2006     15,500     15,500     31,000
2005     15,050     15,050     30,100
2004     15,100     15,100     30,200
2003     14,750     14,750     29,500
2002     14,050     13,850     27,900
2001     14,050     14,050     28,100
2000     14,000     13,300     27,300
1999     13,750     13,750     27,500
1998     13,500     13,500     27,000
1997     13,000     13,150     26,150
1996     13,000     13,000     26,000
1995     11,750     11,750     23,500
1994     11,600     11,500     23,100
1993     11,250     11,250     22,500
1992     10,400     10,450     20,850
1991     10,750     10,750     21,500
1990     10,500     10,500     21,000
1989      9,800      9,550     19,350
1988      9,750      9,750     19,500
1987      9,750      9,750     19,500
1986      9,750      9,750     19,500
1985      9,750      9,750     19,500
Sums   $445,450   $460,200   $905,650

Race Time Bias (sec/km)

Year     Men   Women
2014    -3.6    -4.5
2013    -2.7    -2.2
2012    -2.8    -3.8
2011    -2.7     n/c
2010    -3.2    -3.7
2009    -4.7    -3.5
2008    -2.7    -1.7
2007    -4.1    -2.8
2006    -1.2    -2.2
2005    -0.0    -2.6
2004    -1.2    -2.4
2003    -1.6    -3.3
2002    -0.3    -3.8
2001    -3.4    -2.1
2000    -1.4    -0.6
1999    -1.1    -3.2
1998    -4.2    -4.9
1997    -2.0    -1.9
1996    -2.8    -2.8
1995    -3.5    -1.2
1994    -1.5    -0.6
1993    -3.0    -4.4
1992    -0.3    -2.1
1991    -2.5    -4.7
1990    -4.4    -5.7
1989    -3.5    -5.1
1988    -2.6    -1.8
1987    -4.1    -3.3
1986    -3.8    -4.2
1985    -3.7    -5.2
1984    -0.5    -1.1
1983    -6.3    -6.4
1982    +0.1     n/c
1981    -4.9    -1.1
1980    -6.2    -5.8
1979    -3.9     n/c
Avgs    -2.8    -3.2

Note: Altho this course has been certified since 1976, the times for some years 1983 and 1980 are suspiciously fast.

Competitive Level (1990-date)

Year     Men   Women
2014     714     618
2013     686     707
2012     428     466
2011     644     459
2010     731     609
2009     675     781
2008     581     683
2007     670     694
2006     660     500
2005     796     642
2004     412     639
2003     798     553
2002     676     776
2001     840     690
2000     759     529
1999     677     807
1998     683     685
1997     680     536
1996     642     554
1995     788     474
1994     888     681
1993     761     798
1992     676     474
1991     702     545
1990     n/c     661

Quality Performances

Men
<45:20       1
<45:40       5
<46:00      15
<46:20      43
<46:40      71
<47:00     105
<47:20     153
<47:40     218
<48:00     275
<48:20     340
<48:40     392
<49:00     451
<49:20     495
<49:40     541

Women
<51:30       1
<52:00       5
<52:30      14
<53:00      27
<53:30      44
<54:00      75
<54:30     116
<55:00     164
<55:30     214
<56:00     270
<56:30     310
<57:00     352
<57:30     396
<58:00     432

Last Updated on 09 Apr 2014

Contributor: Jack Leydig (2)