Houston Marathon

Houston TX/USA

Web Site: www.chevronhoustonmarathon.com

Race Winners (42 runnings)
19 Jan 2014 2:07:32 Bazu Worku Hayla-2 2:25:52 Abebech Afewok Bekele (ETH)
13 Jan 2013 2:10:17 Bazu Worku Hayla (ETH) 2:23:37 Merima Mohammed Hasen (ETH)
15 Jan 2012 2:06:51 Tariku Jifar (ETH)

2:23:14

Alemitu Abera Begna (ETH)
30 Jan 2011 2:07:04 Bekana Daba (ETH)

2:26:33

Mamitu Daska Molisa (ETH)
17 Jan 2010 2:07:37 Teshome Gelana Etana (ETH)

2:23:53

Teyiba Erkiso Waka-2
18 Jan 2009 2:07:52 Deribe Mergia Ejigu (ETH)

2:24:18

Teyiba Erkiso Waka (ETH)

13 Jan 2008

2:12:32

David Cheruiyot Emmanual-3

2:24:40

Dire Tune Arissi-2

14 Jan 2007

2:11:39

Fayisa Tusse (ETH)

2:26:52

Dire Tune Arissi (ETH)

15 Jan 2006

2:12:02

David Cheruiyot Emmanual-2

2:32:25

Firiya Sultanova (RUS)

16 Jan 2005

2:14:50

David Cheruiyot Emmanual (KEN)

2:32:27

Kelly Keane (MA/USA)

18 Jan 2004

2:18:51

Marek Jaroszewski (POL)

2:28:36

Margarita Tapia (MEX)

19 Jan 2003

2:24:43

Sean Wade (IRL)

2:42:37

Albina Gallyamova (RUS)

20 Jan 2002

2:28:43

Drew Prisner (TX/USA)

2:50:49

Rebecca Sondag (WY/USA)

14 Jan 2001

2:29:27

Chris Ciamarra (PA/USA)

2:43:40

Stacie Alboucrek (FL/USA)

16 Jan 2000

2:11:27.7

Stephen Ndungu Muchiri-3

2:32:24.5

Tatiana Pozdniakova-3 

17 Jan 1999

2:14:56

Stephen Ndungu Muchiri-2

2:33:23

Tatiana Pozdniakova-2

18 Jan 1998

2:11:23

Stephen Ndungu Muchiri (KEN)

2:33:37

Gwyn Coogan (CO/USA) (nc)

12 Jan 1997

2:19:21

Ake Eriksson (SWE)

2:36:13

Claudia Dreher (GER)

21 Jan 1996

2:10:34

Tumo Turbo (ETH)

2:31:59d

Adriana Fernandez (MEX)

15 Jan 1995

2:11:52

Peter Fonseca (CAN)

2:29:57

Tatiana Pozdniakova (UKR)

16 Jan 1994

2:13:34

Colin Moore (ENG)

2:34:47

Alevtina Naumova (RUS)

24 Jan 1993

2:13:21

Frank Bjorkli (NOR)

2:29:05

Kristy Johnston (WV/USA)

26 Jan 1992

2:13:12

Filemon Lopez (MEX)

2:30:12

Janis Klecker (MN/USA) (nc)

20 Jan 1991

2:12:28

Carey Nelson (CAN)

2:30:55

Veronique Marot-3

14 Jan 1990

2:11:13

Paul Pilkington (UT/USA)

2:32:55

Maria Trujillo (CA/USA)

15 Jan 1989

2:10:04

Richard Kaitany (KEN)

2:30:16

Veronique Marot-2

17 Jan 1988

2:11:44

Geir Kvernmo (NOR)

2:34:52

Linda Zeman (NM/USA)

18 Jan 1987

2:11:51

Derrick May (RSA) (nc)

2:32:37

Bente Moe (NOR)

19 Jan 1986

2:11:32

Paul Cummings (UT/USA)

2:31:33

Veronique Marot (ENG)

06 Jan 1985

2:11:14

Marty Froelick (TX/USA)

2:28:36

Sylvie Ruegger (CAN)

15 Jan 1984

2:11:54

Charles Spedding (ENG)

2:27:51

Ingrid Kristiansen-2

16 Jan 1983

2:12:17

Hailu Ebba (ETH)

2:33:27

Ingrid Kristiansen (NOR)

24 Jan 1982

2:11:12

Benji Durden (CO/USA)

2:40:56

Laurie Binder (CA/USA)

10 Jan 1981

2:12:20

Bill Rodgers (MA/USA)

2:35:28

Patti Catalano (MA/USA)

19 Jan 1980

2:13:35

Ron Tabb-2

2:44:45

Vanessa Vajdos (TX/USA)

20 Jan 1979

2:15:28

Tom Antczak (USA) (nc)

2:46:17

Sue Petersen (CA/USA) (nc)

21 Jan 1978

2:17:11

Ron Tabb (OR/USA)

3:01:54

Peggy Kokernot (TX/USA)

22 Jan 1977

2:27:46

Clent Mericle-2

3:00:34

Dorothy Doolittle-2

17 Jan 1976

2:17:46

Jeff Wells (TX/USA)

3:37:04

Marsha Johnson (TX/USA)

18 Jan 1975

2:35:00

Clent Mericle (TX/USA)

3:31:24

Dorothy Doolittle (TX/USA)

29 Dec 1973

2:37:47

Juan Garza (TX/USA)

4:29:07

Nancy Laird (TX/USA)

30 Dec 1972

2:32:33

Danny Green (TX/USA)

5:11:55

Tanya Trantham (USA)
Notes: 1972 was the inaugural year. The 1980 course was about 800 meters short. The 1979 course has also been reported short by an unspecified amount. The 1992 race was also the USA Olympic Trials for women.

d => Tatiana Pozdniakova (UKR) was first across the finish line with a time of 2:31:03 but was subsequently disqualified after testing positive for pseudoephedrine and ephedrine, substances found in cold medications.

(nc)
=> national champion

1987 Ric Sayre was the national champion (7th place,2:13:54)


Most Wins
(1969/date)

Men

 3

Stephen Ndungu Muchiri (KEN) 1998-2000
. David Cheruiyot Emmanual (KEN) 2005-06,2008

Women

3

Veronique Marot (ENG) 1986,1989,1991
Tatiana Pozdniakova (UKR) 1995,1999-2000


Prize Money (ADR qualified runners)

Year        Men      Women      Total
2014    $85,000    $85,000   $170,000
2013     96,750     96,750    193,500
2012     75,000     75,000    150,000
2011     66,500     66,500    133,000
2010     67,500     67,500    135,000
2009     82,000     82,000    164,000
2008     50,000     62,500    112,500
2007     54,500     61,500    116,000
2006     52,500     51,000    103,500
2005     31,500     31,500     63,000
2004     14,750     15,250     30,000
2003      5,500      5,500     11,000
....       none       none       none
2000     74,000     73,500    147,500
1999     70,750     73,950    144,700
1998     73,700    100,800    174,500
1997     72,800     75,450    148,250
1996     72,950     73,200    146,150
1995     67,750     67,725    135,475
1994     72,850     71,250    144,100
1993     59,750     59,750    119,500
1992     87,500     77,500    165,000
1991     91,450     78,835    170,285
1990     90,550     79,300    169,850
1989     82,500     67,300    149,800
1988     82,700     67,300    150,000
1987     88,500     60,600    149,100
1986     79,700     69,350    149,050
1985     58,700     40,000     98,700
1984     61,100     40,200    101,300
1983     45,400     29,300     74,700
1982     28,750     19,650     48,400
Sums $2,042,900 $1,925,260 $3,968,160

Race Time Bias (sec/km)

Year     Men   Women
2014    -3.7    -2.9
2013    +2.7    -0.9
2012     n/c    -4.6
2011     n/c    +2.2
2010    -3.7    -3.5
2009    -2.2    -4.6
2008    -0.6     n/c
2007    -1.9    -1.3
2006    -2.2    -2.8
2005    +0.1     n/c
2004    -0.7    -1.4
....    
2000    +1.1    +4.0
1999    +2.0    +2.7
1998    -0.1    +1.7
1997    +5.0    +6.5
1996    -1.2    -3.6
1995    -2.1    +0.5
1994    +0.1    +3.2
1993    +0.9    -0.7
1992    -2.1    +1.6
1991    +0.2    +3.8
1990    -1.0    +0.7
1989    -0.3    -0.3
1988    +2.2    +2.4
1987    -1.5    +2.7
1986    -0.6    +0.5
1985    -1.4    -0.9
1984    -2.3    -0.8
1983    -3.0    -1.3
1982    -0.5    +2.2
1981     n/c    -0.4
....    
1979    -1.8     n/c
Avgs    -0.6    +0.2 

Note: Does not include 1979 or 1980 in the averages.

Competitive Level (1990-date)

Year     Men   Women
2014     591     574
2013     545     471
2012     491     636
2011     442     588
2010     474     442
2009     549     521
2008     504     309
2007     255     382
2006     296     303
2005     298     198
2004      84     132
....
2000     564     638
1999     430     594
1998     451     516
1997     511     522
1996     356     597
1995     403     613
1994     491     636
1993     357     556
1992     455     745
1991     549     521

Quality Performances

Men 
<2:07       1
<2:08       7
<2:09      10
<2:10      13
<2:11      20
<2:12      48
<2:13      76
<2:14     115
<2:15     151
<2:16     196
<2:17     250
<2:18     301
<2:19     352
<2:20     398

Women 
<2:24       3
<2:26       9
<2:28      17
<2:30      25
<2:32      40
<2:34      69
<2:36     108
<2:38     138
<2:40     177
<2:42     221
<2:44     267
<2:46     323
<2:48     363
<2:50     411

Finishers

Year     Men     Wmn     M+F
2014    4408    2640    7048
2013    4111    2556    6667    
2012    4839    2799    7637
2011    4345    2558    6903
2010    3940    2400    6340
2009    3256    1775    5031
2008    3469    2050    5519
2007    3294    2009    5303
2006    3423    1991    5414
2005    3706    2012    5718
2004    3533    1820    5353
2003    3127    1586    4713
2002    2835    1409    4244
2001    2732    1212    3944
2000    2975    1429    4404
1999    3013    1356    4369
1998    3108    1351    4459
1997    3040    1250    4290
1996    3205    1156    4361
1995    3401    1009    4410
1994    3102     819    3921
1993    2791     733    3524
1992    3054     735    3789
1991    3130     668    3798
1990    2633     604    3237
1989    2657     538    3195
1988    2557     516    3073
1987    2405     444    2849
1986    2228     392    2620
1985    1593     297    1890
1984    1817     276    2093
1983    1820     240    2060
1982    1632     229    1861
1981    2137     271    2408
1980    1318     148    1466
1979    1195      68    1173
1978     546      27     573
1977     278      18     296
1976     136       9     145
1975      71       4      75
1973      56       2      58
1972      72       1      73
Sums  106898   43406  150304
M/F                     2.46

Last Updated on 20 Jan 2014

Contributors: Marty Post, Malcolm Heyworth, Frieda Michiels, David Monti (2), Brant Kotch