Charleston Distance Classic 15 miles

Charleston WV/USA

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Race Winners (41 runnings)
31 Aug 2013 1:16:29.2 Kiprono Kurgat (KEN) 1:31:05.7 Susan Cherotich (KEN)
01 Sep 2012 1:21:15 Jeff Weise (PA/USA)

1:36:07

Esther Erb (NC/USA)
03 Sep 2011 1:20:13 Joseph Moore (NC/USA)

1:35:55

Emily Chaney (NC/USA)
04 Sep 2010 1:25:45 Jason Pyles (WV/USA)

1:36:04

Maria Busienei-4
05 Sep 2009 1:14:56 Kipyegon Kirui (KEN)

1:28:48

Bizunesh Deba (ETH)
30 Aug 2008 1:22:49 Gideon Mutisya-6

1:33:35

Maria Busienei-3

01 Sep 2007

1:16:27

Tesfaye Girma (ETH)

1:27:39

Maria Busienei-2

02 Sep 2006

1:15:22

Jacob Kipchumba (KEN)

1:27:46

Anne Chelegat (KEN)

03 Sep 2005

1:15:32

Francis Kipkoech (KEN)

1:30:53

Ramilya Burangulova (RUS)

04 Sep 2004

1:17:08

Douglas Momanyi (KEN)

1:33:59

Maria Busienei (KEN)

30 Aug 2003

1:16:06

Hilary Lelei (KEN)

1:31:52

Sylvia Skvortsova (RUS)

31 Aug 2002

1:15:07

Zablon Mokaya (KEN)

1:30:24

Heather Bury (WV/USA)

01 Sep 2001

1:14:47

Wilson Onsare (KEN)

1:31:04

Tatiana Titova (RUS)

02 Sep 2000

1:15:29

Gideon Mutisya-5

1:27:17

Svetlana Zakharova (RUS)

04 Sep 1999

1:14:53

Simon Sawe (KEN)

1:27:16

Nadezhda Guselshchikova (RUS)

05 Sep 1998

1:14:01

Andrew Musuva (KEN)

1:30:05

Danuta Bartoszek (CAN)

23 Aug 1997

1:16:34

Gideon Mutisya-4

1:28:35

Kelly Keeler (USA)

31 Aug 1996

1:12:24

Gideon Mutisya-3

1:29:42

Alice Thureau (USA)

02 Sep 1995

1:12:55

Gideon Mutisya-2

1:27:12

Jennifer Martin (USA)

03 Sep 1994

1:13:38

Gideon Mutisya (KEN)

1:24:53

Karolina Szabo (HUN)

04 Sep 1993

1:14:52

Ed Eyestone (UT/USA)

1:27:23

Debbi Kilpatrick-2

05 Sep 1992

1:17:06

Mark Curp-3

1:28:39

Debbi Kilpatrick (OH/USA)

31 Aug 1991

1:16:50

Mark Curp-2

1:33:18

Julie Isphording-4

01 Sep 1990

1:13:47

Mark Curp (MO/USA)

1:31:08

Julie Isphording-3

02 Sep 1989

1:15:27

Steve Taylor-3

1:27:43

Priscilla Welch-2

03 Sep 1988

1:15:52

Don Norman-2

1:31:19

Mary Heidelk (USA)

05 Sep 1987

1:14:31

Steve Taylor-2

1:24:52

Priscilla Welch (ENG)

30 Aug 1986

1:13:55

Don Norman (PA/USA)

1:29:19

Julie Isphording-2

31 Aug 1985

1:16:25

Steve Taylor (USA)

1:24:58

Grete Waitz (NOR)

1984

1:14:33

Mark Stickley-2

1:30:30

Karen Cosgrove (OH/USA)

1983

1:16:02

Mark Stickley (USA)

1:35:09

Beth Dillinger (VA/USA)

04 Sep 1982

1:14:15

Terry Baker-2

1:26:17

Julie Isphording (OH/USA)

05 Sep 1981

1:15:43

Terry Baker (PA/USA)

1:37:41

June Keller (USA)

30 Aug 1980

1:15:12

William Haviland-3

1:31:48

Karen Cosgrove-2

01 Sep 1979

1:17:37

Robert Perkins (SC/USA)

1:34:10

Karen Cosgrove (USA)

02 Sep 1978

1:14:26

William Haviland-2

1:34:30

Kitty Consolo (USA)

1977

1:16:42

William Haviland (OH/USA)

1:30:12

Kim Merritt-3

04 Sep 1976

1:14:26

Frank Shorter (CO/USA)

1:28:50

Kim Merritt-2

30 Aug 1975

1:17:00

John Vitale (CT/USA)

1:32:15

Kim Merritt (WI/USA)

31 Aug 1974

1:18:03

Philip Ndoo (KEN)

1:38:23

Katy Laetsch (GA/USA)

01 Sep 1973

1:16:28

Jeff Galloway (GA/USA)

1:39:28

Jacqueline Hansen (CA/USA)
Notes: 1973 was the inaugural year. The 1978 course was shortened to 14.8 miles (23.8 km) due to construction.


Most Wins (1973-date)

Men

6

Gideon Mutisya (KEN) 1994-97,2000,2008

Women

4

Julie Isphording (USA) 1982,1986,1990-91
  Maria Busienei (KEN) 2004.2007-08,2010

Prize Money (ADR qualified runners only)

Year        Men      Women      Total
2013     $1,995     $1,395     $3,390
....       none       none       none
2009      2,400      2,900      5,300
2008      1,100      2,300      3,400
2007      2,975      3,000      5,975
2006      2,200      2,200      4,400
2005      5,950      7,250     13,200
2004      3,700      3,700      7,400
2003      4,700      4,700      9,400
2002      2,200      2,200      4,400
2001      4,700      3,800      8,500
2000      4,700      4,300      9,000
1999      4,200      5,000      9,200
1998      4,300      4,200      8,500
1997      4,850      4,650      9,500
1996      5,400      4,900     10,300
1995      5,500        n/a      5,500
....
1993      4,150      3,300      7,450
1992      3,250      3,250      6,500
Sums    $68,270    $63,045   $131,315

Race Time Bias (sec/km)

Year     Men   Women
2006    -0.3     n/c
....
2003    +4.7     n/c
2002    +6.0     n/c
2001    +2.9     n/c
....
1998    -1.5     n/c
1997    +2.6     n/c
1996    +3.7     n/c
1995    -1.5     n/c
1994     n/c     n/c
1993    +2.9     n/c
....
1985    +0.6     n/c
....
1982    -5.7     n/c
1981    -0.2     n/c
1980    -0.1     n/c
1979    +3.3     n/c
1978    -2.5     n/c
....
1976    -0.4     n/c
....
1974    +7.5     n/c
1973    -0.3     n/c
Avgs    +1.6     n/c

Note: Average does not include 1978

Competitive Level (1990-date)

Year     Men   Women
2004     172     n/c
....     
2006     492     n/c
....
2004     196     n/c
2003     420      89
2002     353     164
2001     331     n/c
2000     186     n/c
1999     371     308
1998     266     n/c
....
1995     379     n/c
....
1993     418     n/c

Last Updated on 03 Sep 2013

Contributors: Marty Post (20), Jack Leydig (7), Juraj Gasparovic (2)