Grandma's Marathon

Duluth MN/USA

Web Site: www.grandmasmarathon.com

Race Winners (37 runnings)
22 Jun 2013 2:11:14 Bazu Worku Hayla (ETH) 2:26:32 Sara Kiptoo Cheriwoi (KEN)
16 Jun 2012 2:12:25 Birhanu Gebre Girma (ETH)

2:33:14

Everlyne Lagat (KEN)
18 Jun 2011 2:12:16.4 Christopher Kipyego Chepses (KEN)

2:30:39

Yihunlish Bekele Deleneh (ETH)
19 Jun 2010 2:15:44 Philemon Kiprono Kemboi (KEN)

2:31:35

Bizunesh Deba (ETH)
20 Jun 2009 2:15:13 Christopher Raabe (DC/USA)

2:36:52

Mary Akor-3
21 Jun 2008 2:13:39 Lamech Mokono Mosoti (KEN)

2:38:50

Mary Akor-2

16 Jun 2007

2:15:55

Wesley Ngetich Kimutai-2

2:35:40

Mary Akor (CA/USA)

17 Jun 2006

2:14:30

Sergey Lukin (RUS)

2:37:33

Svetlana Nekhorosh (UKR)

18 Jun 2005

2:13:18

Wesley Ngetich Kimutai (KEN)

2:28:43

Galina Karnatevicz (BLR)

19 Jun 2004

2:17:59

Vladimir Tyamchik (BLR)

2:35:08

Firiya Sultanova-2

21 Jun 2003

2:11:22

Joseph Kamau Njuguna (KEN)

2:27:05

Firiya Sultanova (RUS)

22 Jun 2002

2:10:57

Elly Rono Kiplomo (KEN)

2:32:21

Zinaida Semyonova (RUS)

16 Jun 2001

2:14:25

Benjamin Matolo Mutua (KEN)

2:35:13

Lyubov Belavina (RUS)

17 Jun 2000

2:14:31

Pavel Andreyev (RUS)

2:33:53

Svetlana Tcatch (MOL)

19 Jun 1999

2:13:22

Andrew Musuva (KEN)

2:29:13

Elena Makalova (BLR)

20 Jun 1998

2:12:47

Simon Peter (TAN)

2:35:46

Elena Plastinina (UKR)

21 Jun 1997

2:15:44

Patrick Muturi-2

2:38:44

Irina Bogacheva-2

22 Jun 1996

2:13:43

Patrick Muturi (KEN)

2:32:42

Mary Alico (USA)

17 Jun 1995

2:15:23

Mark Curp (USA)

2:34:11

Irina Bogacheva (KGZ)

18 Jun 1994

2:18:19

Donald Johns (USA)

2:33:42

Linda Somers (USA) (nc)

19 Jun 1993

2:16:38

Doug Kurtis-2

2:34:46

Lorraine Hochella (USA)

20 Jun 1992

2:13:25

Roy Dooney (IRL)

2:33:01

Jane Welzel-2

22 Jun 1991

2:13:59

Driss Dacha (MAR)

2:35:27

Janice Ettle-2

23 Jun 1990

2:18:12

Igor Braskavski (MOL)

2:33:25

Jane Welzel (USA) (nc)

17 Jun 1989

2:16:49

Doug Kurtis (USA)

2:39:50

Louise Mohanna (USA)

11 Jun 1988

2:20:07

Armando Azocar (VEN)

2:43:27

Jacqueline Gareau (CAN)

20 Jun 1987

2:16:00

Dan Schlesinger (USA)

2:36:12

Janis Klecker (USA) (nc)

21 Jun 1986

2:12:53

Joseph Kipsang (KEN)

2:38:45

Karlene Herrell (USA)

15 Jun 1985

2:11:08

Don Norman (USA)

2:39:45

Susan Stone (CAN)

16 Jun 1984

2:12:41

Derek Stevens (ENG)

2:37:30

Anne Hird (USA)

11 Jun 1983

2:12:09.1

Gerry Helme (ENG)

2:33:52

Jenni Spangler (USA)

19 Jun 1982

2:14:50

Dick Beardsley-2

2:41:21

Janice Ettle (USA)

20 Jun 1981

2:09:36.2

Dick Beardsley (USA)

2:29:35.5

Lorraine Moller-3

21 Jun 1980

2:10:19.9

Garry Bjorklund-2

2:38:35.8

Lorraine Moller-2

23 Jun 1979

2:14:43.7

Richard Wilde (ENG)

2:37:36.5

Lorraine Moller (NZL)

24 Jun 1978

2:18:42

Barney Klecker (USA)

2:57:14

Cheryl Westrum (USA)

25 Jun 1977

2:21:54

Garry Bjorklund (USA)

3:23:39

Wendy Hovland (USA)
Notes: 1977 was the inaugural year. In 2005, Galina Karnatevicz (BLR) was the first finisher with a time of 2:33:39 but she was later disqualified for failing her post-race doping test.

(nc) => national champion


Course

Year(s)

Type

Description

drop

sep

certification

1977

pt/pt

Two Harbors => Duluth

.

.

uncertified

1978-81

pt/pt

Two Harbors => Duluth

.

.

MN 78May22

1982-84

pt/pt

Two Harbors => Duluth

0.6

.

MN 82May21

1985

pt/pt

Two Harbors => Duluth

.

.

unknown

1986

pt/pt

Two Harbors => Duluth

.

.

MN 86009 RR

1987-89

pt/pt

Two Harbors => Duluth

0.7

83

MN 87019 RR

1990

pt/pt

Two Harbors => Duluth

0.7

83

MN 90004 RR

1991=>

pt/pt

Two Harbors => Duluth

0.7

83

MN 91004 RR

Drop is given in m/km; separation is in percent of race distance.


Most Wins (1977-date)

Men

2

Garry Bjorklund (USA) 1979-80
Dick Beardsley (USA) 1981-82
Doug Kurtis (USA) 1989,1993
Patrick Muturi (KEN) 1996-97
. Wesley Ngetich (KEN) 2005,2007

Women

3

Lorraine Moller (NZL) 1979-81
  Mary Akor (CA/USA) 1997-99


Prize Money (ADR qualified runners)

Year        Men      Women      Total
2013    $67,600    $61,950   $129,550
2012     57,850     50,050    107,900
2011     62,650     62,950    125,600
2010     52,000     49,200    101,200
2009     47,000     47,200     94,200
2008     51,200     45,600     96,800
2007     47,800     47,500     95,300
2006     42,000     40,800     82,800
2005     48,850     52,950    101,800
2004     33,650     35,500     69,150
2003     33,750     42,250     76,000
2002     31,500     32,750     64,250
2001     34,750     34,750     69,500
2000     39,150     35,000     74,150
1999     44,800     46,300     91,100
1998     37,150     34,150     71,300
1997     26,000     26,700     52,700
1996     29,850     28,800     58,650
1995     21,300     21,000     42,300
1994     13,250     51,800     65,050
1993     22,900     21,600     44,500
1992     29,200     27,800     57,000
1991     15,800     15,700     31,500
1990      7,800     37,200     45,000
1989      4,300      3,750      8,050
....
1987        n/a     29,000     29,000
Sums   $902,100   $982,250 $1,884,350

Race Time Bias (sec/km)

Year     Men   Women
2013    -3.4    -5.0
2012    -2.0    +0.8
2011    -4.1    -3.2
2010    +0.2    +1.2
2009    +6.2    +1.5
2008    -0.7    +5.1
2007    +2.3     n/c
2006    +5.7    -0.8
2005    -1.6    -0.5
2004    +3.2    +0.7
2003    -0.5    +1.0
2002    -1.9    +2.2
2001    +2.7    +2.1
2000    -0.9    +2.0
1999    -1.6    -2.3
1998    -1.7    -1.1
1997    +1.6    +4.1
1996    -1.3    -2.2
1995    -1.6    -2.3
1994     n/c    +3.1
1993     n/c    -4.2
1992    -2.3    -3.2
1991    -0.9    +0.7
1990     n/c    +1.1
1989     n/c    +0.9
....
1987    -0.5    -2.1
1986    -0.6    -0.1
1985    -0.8    -0.2
1984    -2.8    -3.4
1983    -2.4    +0.3
1982    +0.7    +6.5
1981    -3.7     n/c
1980    +0.6     n/c
Avgs    -0.4    +0.1

Competitive Level (1990-date)
Year     Men   Women
2013     471     314
2012     408     416
2011     264     406
2010     368     464
2009     389     287
2008     382     301
2007     249     260
2006     358     362
2005     400     330
2004     379     422
2003     477     412
2002     411     449
2001     415     329
2000     322     288
1999     392     419
1998     288     256
1997     355     233
1996     208     210
1995     127     253
1994     n/c     429
1993     n/c     234
1992     268     265
1991     295      58

Quality Performances

Men
<2:10       1
<2:11       3
<2:12       9
<2:13      26
<2:14      54
<2:15      83
<2:16     112
<2:17     162
<2:18     205
<2:19     263
<2:20     319

Women
<2:28       2
<2:30       5
<2:32      11
<2:34      27
<2:36      57
<2:38      94
<2:40     149
<2:42     203
<2:44     257
<2:46     332
<2:48     418
<2:50     500

Finishers

Year    Men    Wmn    M+F    
2013   3271   2343   5614
2012   3423   2362   5785   
2011   3655   2678   6333   
2010   3467   2146   5613   
2009   3637   2253   5890   
2008   4342   2533   6875    
2007   4383   2515   6898    
2006   4317   2608   6925   
2005   4344   2541   6885    
2004   4225   2525   6750   
2003   4353   2515   6868   
2002   4347   2489   6836   
2001   4271   2428   6699   
2000   3952   2122   6074    
1999   3989   2132   6121    
1998   3849   1842   5691   
1997   3887   1669   5556    
1996   4016   1559   5575    
1995   3887   1371   5258    
1994   3344   1101   4445   
1993   3317   1045   4362   
1992   3554   1009   4563    
1991   3221    915   4136    
1990   3277    924   4201    
1989   2969    774   3743    
1988   3054    775   3829    
1987   3346    858   4204    
1986   3647    762   4409    
1985   3695    714   4409    
1984   4033    779   4812    
1983                 4195    
1982   3473    613   4086    
1981   2839    363   3202    
1980   2192    183   2375    
1979   1186    104   1290    
1978    551     35    586    
1977     85      6     91    
Sums 123398  53591 176989 
M/F                  2.30
Sum                181184

Last Updated on 27 Jun 2013

Contributors: Jack Moran, Malcolm Heyworth