Philadelphia Marathon

Philadelphia PA/USA

Website: www.philadelphiamarathon.com

Race Winners (57 runnings)
20 Nov 2016 2:15:53 Jonathan Cheruiyot Kimutai (NC/KEN) 2:36:25 Taylor Ward (AL/USA)
22 Nov 2015 2:17:44 Teklu Deneke Tefera (ETH) 2:40:05 Gisela Olalde Granados (MEX)
23 Nov 2014 2:17:28 Daniel Vassallo-2 2:40:00 Leonora Joy Petrina (NY/USA)
17 Nov 2013 2:17:35 Abebe Mekuriya Dagne (ETH) 2:39:06 Irina Aleksandrova (RUS)
18 Nov 2012 2:17:49 Michael McKeeman (PA/USA) 2:35:37 Irina Mashkantseva (RUS)
20 Nov 2011 2:19:16 Folisho Tum Tuko (ETH)

2:35:46

Mariska Kramer-2
21 Nov 2010 2:21:28 Daniel Vassallo (MA/USA)

2:38:55

Mariska Kramer (NED)
22 Nov 2009 2:17:15 John Crews (NC/USA)

2:46:44

Jutta Merilainen (ON/CAN)
23 Nov 2008 2:19:57 Andrey Toptun (UKR)

2:44:02

Vera Ovcharuk (RUS)

18 Nov 2007

2:25:01

Timothy Psitet (KEN)

2:42:05

Kristin Price (NC/USA)

19 Nov 2006

2:17:09

Hosea Kiptanui (KEN)

2:40:31

Marina Byachova (RUS)

20 Nov 2005

2:21:02

Joseph Ndiritu-2

2:43:07

Emily Kroshus (CAN)

21 Nov 2004

2:19:43

Michael Korir-2

2:41:57

Larisa Mikhailova (RUS)

23 Nov 2003

2:16:47

Joseph Ndiritu (KEN)

2:45:05

Seana Carmean (MA/USA)

24 Nov 2002

2:18:43

Michael Korir (KEN)

2:39:47

Tatyana Maslova (RUS)

18 Nov 2001

2:21:07

Gennadiy Temnikov (RUS)

2:41:05

Elena Plastinina (UKR)

19 Nov 2000

2:18:03

Brian Clas (NY/USA)

2:41:56

Elvira Kolpakova (RUS)

21 Nov 1999

2:25:46

Tesfaye Bekele (ETH)

2:37:59

Anne-Marie Lauck (NJ/USA)

22 Nov 1998

2:24:12

Ryan Grote (NJ/USA)

2:44:59

Jan Wanklyn-2

23 Nov 1997

2:19:03

Gavin Gaynor (PA/USA)

2:41:35

Sarah Hunter (CAN)

24 Nov 1996

2:19:55

Nikolic Srba (SER)

2:50:01

Bea Marie Altieri (MD/USA)

19 Nov 1995

2:20:15

Mark Andrews (NC/USA)

2:39:54

Jeanne Peterson (NY/USA)

20 Nov 1994

2:21:22

Charles Crabb (PA/USA)

2:52:08

Jan Wanklyn (PA/AUS)

1990-93

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not held

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not held

19 Nov 1989

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n/a

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n/a

20 Nov 1988

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n/a

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n/a

29 Nov 1987

2:24:08

Timothy Wunsch (MO/USA)

2:54:12

Lori Lawson (USA)

23 Nov 1986

2:25:25

Ira Meyers (USA)

2:47:15

Doreen Mastalli (NY/USA)

24 Nov 1985

2:18:27a

Derrick Adamson-2

2:38:30a

Sandra Mewett (BER)

25 Nov 1984

2:16:39a

Derrick Adamson (JAM)

2:42:30a

Barbara Filtuze (PA/USA)

27 Nov 1983

2:15:26a

Sam Pelletier (ME/USA)

2:36:38a

Jane Welzel (USA)

28 Nov 1982

2:15:00a

William Scholl (NJ/USA)

2:34:28a

Jan Yerkes-2

29 Nov 1981

2:17:25a

Dave Patterson (PA/USA)

2:39:11a

Jan Yerkes (PA/USA)

30 Nov 1980

2:26:18

William Devoe (USA)

3:04:36

Pam Borowsky (USA)

25 Nov 1979

2:30:06

Rich Hayden (USA)

3:05:21

Chris Schilling (USA)

26 Nov 1978

2:22:38

Richard diSebastian-2

2:56:05

Carol Geig (NH/USA)

1977

2:25:59

Richard diSebastian (USA)

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n/a

28 Nov 1976

2:24:59.6

Dave Patterson (PA/USA)

3:04:56

Linda Eiben

30 Nov 1975

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n/a

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n/a

01 Dec 1974

2:21:57

Bill Rodgers (MA/USA)

3:25:33

Mary Devlin (USA)

25 Nov 1973

2:29:44.4

Bill Bragg (NJ/USA)

3:27:00

Nikki Kilgore (NY/USA)

26 Nov 1972

2:27:29.5

Rick Bayko (MA/USA)  

28 Nov 1971

2:26:44.8

Moses Mayfield-2

29 Nov 1970

2:24:29

Moses Mayfield (USA)

30 Nov 1969

2:32:52.4

Leo Duart (MA/USA)

27 Oct 1968

2:36:35.6

Jim McDonagh (NY/USA)

03 Dec 1967

2:24:23

Bill Clark (VA/USA)

3:57:49

Susan Morse-2

18 Dec 1966

2:24:43.4

Amby Burfoot (CT/USA)

3:58:49

Susan Morse (PA/USA)

26 Dec 1965

2:34:07.6

Tom Osler (NJ/USA)  

24 Jan 1965

2:37:23

John Kelly (NY/USA)

26 Jan 1964

2:20:05.5

Adolf Gruber-2

27 Jan 1963

2:39:49

Adolf Gruber (AUT)

28 Jan 1962

2:33:13.6

Ted Corbitt-4

1960-1961

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not held

25 Jan 1959

2:29:43

Ted Corbitt-3

05 Jan 1958

2:26:44

Ted Corbitt-2

27 Jan 1957

2:31:19

Jack Barry-2

29 Jan 1956

2:36:09

Jack Barry (PA/USA)

30 Jan 1955

2:25:23

Johnny J Kelley (USA)

31 Jan 1954

2:36:06

Ted Corbitt (NY/USA)
Notes: 1954 was the inaugural year. The race was known as the Shanahan Catholic Club Marathon for 1954-1965a, the William Ruthrauff Marathon for 1965b-1969, the Philadelphia Marathon for 1970-1975 and 1977-1980, the Bicentennial Marathon for 1976, the Philadelphia Independence Marathon in 1981-1987, and the Fairmount Park Marathon for 1988-89. The course length for 1954-59 was about 26 miles (41,843m). The 1965 course is also considered to have been short.

Note on notes: William Ruthrauff was the inventor of Pepsodent toothpaste and also advised Ted Corbitt on training.

a => point to point course

Course

Year(s)

Type

Description/Location

drop

sep

certification

1954-55

o/b

S/F Shanahan clubhouse, past reservoir to Belmont Av and return

.

.

ca 26 mi

1956-65a

4 x loop

S/F Shanahan clubhouse, four 6 mi loops in Fairmount Park

.

.

uncertified

1965b

3 x loop

three loops in Fairmount Park

.

.

uncertified

1966

3 x loop

three loops, library-boathouse-river

.

.

uncertified

1967-70

.

unknown

.

.

uncertified

1971-74

3 x loop

three loops in Fairmount Park

.

.

uncertified

1975-78

.

unknown

.

.

uncertified

1979-80

stnd

unknown

.

.

PA 79Nov18

1981-82

pt/pt

Temple Univ, Ambler => Independence Hall, Philadelphia

2.1

.

PA 81Oct11

1983-84

pt/pt

Temple Univ, Ambler => Independence Hall, Philadelphia

2.1

.

PA 83Aug28

1985

pt/pt

Temple Univ, Ambler => Independence Hall, Philadelphia

2.1

.

PA-85074-GD

1986

stnd

unknown

.

.

PA-86008-WN

1987

stnd

unknown

-0.6

15

PA-87001-DB

1988-89

3 x loop

three loops as for Penn Relays

0.6

1

PA-88052-RE

1994-98

stnd

unknown

0

0

PA-94019-RE

1999=>

stnd

unknown

0

0.3

PA-99027-WB

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


Most Wins (1954/date)

Men

 4

Ted Corbitt (NY/USA) 1954,1958-59,1962

Women

2

Sue Morse (PA/USA) 1966-67
. Jan Yerkes (PA/USA) 1981-82
Jan Wanklyn (PA/AUS) 1994,1998

Prize Money (ADR qualified runners)

Year        Men      Women      Total
2016    $21,000    $19,500    $40,500
2015      9,000     10,250     19,250
2014      9,250      9,750     19,000
2013      9,750      9,750     19,500
2012      9,250     11,250     20,500
2011      9,000      8,750     17,750
2010      9,000      9,750     18,750
2009      8,000      8,750     16,750
2008      7,500      8,250     15,750
2007      9,250      9,250     18,500
2006      8,750      8,750     17,500
2005      8,750      8,750     17,500
2004      6,500      6,500     13,000
2003      8,750      8,750     17,500
2002      7,500      7,500     15,000
2001      4,000      5,250      9,250
2000      4,750      4,750      9,500
1999      5,500      4,750     10,250
1998      1,500      2,000      3,500
1997      1,250      1,500      2,750
1996      1,500      1,000      2,500
....      
1987      1,200      1,200      2,400
Sums   $160,950   $165,950   $326,900

Race Time Bias (sec/km)

Year     Men   Women
2012    +3.2     n/c
....    
2014     n/c    -0.5
....    
2012    +3.0     n/c
2011    -2.0     n/c
....    
2007     n/c    +3.4
....    
2002     n/c    -1.9
....    
2003    -1.2    -3.2
2002    +1.9    -0.7
....    
1983    -0.6    +1.7
Avgs    +0.7    -0.2

Competitive Level (1990-date)

Year     Men   Women
2016     288     230
....       
2014      52      80
2013     201     174
2012     229     145
2011      45      62
2010     n/c      54
....     
2007     n/c      65
2006     133     n/c
2005     126     167
2004     n/c      44
2003     193     n/c


Quality Performances

Men
<2:16       3
<2:17      11
<2:18      25
<2:19      36
<2:20      54

Women
<2:36       4
<2:38       8
<2:40      17
<2:42      35
<2:44      47
<2:46      85
<2:48     119
<2:50     158

Provident (4 runnings)

09 Nov 1980

2:22:59

William Scholl (NJ/USA)

3:05:25

Gina Zambano (USA)

11 Nov 1979

2:25:24

Chuck Burrows (USA)

2:51:45

Lena Hollman (SWE)

15 Oct 1978

2:26:12

Herb Lorenz (PA/USA)

3:18:59

Carolyn Clark (USA)

09 Oct 1977

2:20:18

Julio Piazza (USA)

2:57:44

Gillian Adams-Horowitz (ENG)
Notes: The 1977 race was known as the Super Sunday Marathon, the 1978-79 races were known as the Provident Bulletin Marathon. The course used the same three loops as the Penn Relays Marathon but finished near the Art Museum.

Philadelphia (? runnings)

17 Oct 1982

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n/a

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n/a

1981

n/a

William Devoe (USA)

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n/a
1980

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n/a

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n/a
1979

---

n/a

---

n/a
1978

---

n/a

---

n/a
1977

---

n/a

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n/a
10 Oct 1976

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n/a

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n/a
Notes: The 1982 race was reported as the 13th running.

See also the Penn Relays Marathon.

Last Updated on 21 Nov 2016

Contributors: Malcolm Heyworth, Dave Johnson, Marty Post, Chris Tatreau, Martin Rix, Amby Burfoot, Jack Leydig (10), Jane Joyce, Paul Riefberg (2)