Pittsburgh Marathon

Pittsburgh PA/USA

Web Site: www.pittsburghmarathon.com

Race Winners (25 runnings)
04 May 2014 2:16:30 Gebo Burka Gameda (ETH) 2:32:25 Clara Santucci (WV/USA)
05 May 2013 2:13:37 James Kirwa-2 2:38:05 Yihunlish Bekele Deleneh-2

06 May 2012

2:14:09

James Kirwa (KEN)

2:39:31

Malika Mejdoub (MAR)

15 May 2011

2:16:40

Jeffrey Eggleston (AZ/USA)

2:35:36

Yihunlish Bekele Deleneh (ETH)

02 May 2010

2:17:12

Kipyegon Kirui (KEN)

2:42:34

Elena Vinitskaya (BLR)

03 May 2009

2:22:51

Kassahun Kabiso (ETH)

2:36:33

Kristin Price (NC/USA)

2004-2008

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not held

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not held

04 May 2003

2:12:05

Juan Camacho (MEX)

2:29:53

Lyudmila Korchagina (RUS)

05 May 2002

2:14:53

Reuben Chesang Kambich (KEN)

2:36:48

Magdalena Lewy (CA/USA)

06 May 2001

2:17:15

Elly Rono Kiplomo (KEN)

2:34:16

Wioletta Kryza (POL)

07 May 2000b

2:15:30

Rodney deHaven (USA) (nc) .

07 May 2000a

2:37:53

Kevin Taylor (USA)

2:53:30

Tammy Slusser-2

02 May 1999

2:14:20

Alfredo Vigueras (USA) (nc)

2:40:00

Tatiana Titova (RUS)

03 May 1998

2:12:31

Keith Brantly (USA) (nc)

2:36:50

Albina Gallyamova-2

04 May 1997

2:13:48

David Scudamore (USA) (nc)

2:37:41

Tatiana Ivanova (RUS)

05 May 1996

2:12:02

Ruben Maza (VEN)

2:36:12

Tamara Karliakova (RUS)

07 May 1995

2:10:24

John Kagwe (KEN)

2:35:30

Alina Ivanova (RUS)

01 May 1994

2:13:51

Abel Gisemba-2

2:37:14

Tammy Slusser (USA)

02 May 1993

2:16:55

Abel Gisemba (KEN)

2:35:39

Lizanne Bussieres (CAN)

03 May 1992

2:17:33

Jorge Gonzalez (PUR)

2:32:02

Albina Gallyamova (RUS)

05 May 1991

2:16:21

Herbert Steffny (GER)

2:42:45

Lynn MacDougall (USA)

06 May 1990

2:15:49

Richard Hooper (IRL)

2:30:34

Maria Conceiçao Ferreira (POR)

07 May 1989

2:15:28

Ken Martin-2

2:32:39

Margaret Groos-2

01 May 1988b

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2:29:50

Margaret Groos (USA) (nc)

01 May 1988a

2:19:49

Malcolm East (ENG)

2:51:28

Mary-Lynn Currier (CT/USA)

03 May 1987

2:13:07

Rodolfo Gomez (MEX)

2:31:53

Sylvia Ruegger (CAN)

18 May 1986

2:18:17

Dean Matthews (USA)

2:37:04

Laura Fogli (ITA)

05 May 1985

2:12:57

Ken Martin (USA) (nc)

2:31:54

Lisa Ondieki (AUS)
Note: 1985 was the inaugural year. The 1988b and 2000b races were USA Olympic Trials for women and men (respectively) that were held separately from the regular event altho both were held over the same course.  In 2013, Mary Akor (USA) finished 1st in 2:37:35 but was later disqualified for failing a drug test.

(nc) => national championships

The 1988 race served as the Olympic Trials for USA women as well as the national championship for women.
The 2000 race served as the Olympic Trials for USA men as well as the national championship for men.

Most Wins (1985-date)

Men

2

Ken Martin (USA) 1985,1989
  Abel Gisemba (KEN) 1993-94

Women

2

Margaret Groos (USA) 1988-89
  Albina Gallyamova (RUS) 1992,1998


Prize Money (ADR qualified runners)

Year        Men      Women      Total
2014    $35,500    $32,500    $68,000
2013     23,500     26,500     50,000
2012     26,950     27,200     54,150
2011     17,000     17,000     34,000
2010     16,750     15,750     32,500
2009     12,250     12,550     24,800
2003     26,750     29,500     56,250
2002     27,500     28,000     55,500
2001     27,000     31,250     58,250
2000    224,500       none    224,500
1999     75,500     11,500     87,000
1998    157,750     14,000    171,750
1997     55,000     19,500     74,500
1996     36,750     35,750     72,500
1995     88,700     77,950    166,650
1994     75,000     63,000    138,000
1993     80,600     72,000    152,600
1992     61,500     56,000    117,500
1991     74,000     68,000    142,000
1990     52,500    122,985    175,485
1989     33,500    141,500    175,000
1988       none    154,000    154,000
1987    111,000     95,500    206,500
1986    106,000     86,500    192,500
1985     67,500     52,500    120,000
Sums $1,513,000 $1,290,935 $2,803,935

Race Time Bias (sec/km)

Year     Men   Women
2014    -0.3    +0.4
....    
2012    -1.6     n/c
2011    +0.4     n/c
....    
2003    +0.7     n/c
2002    +1.3    +0.6
2001    +1.8    +1.3
2000    +3.8     n/c
1999    +0.9     n/c
1998    +0.3     n/c
1997    +2.8     n/c
1996    -0.7    +1.0
1995    -0.1    +4.2
1994    +4.4    +8.0
1993    +2.4    +6.0
1992    +0.2     n/c
1991    +3.9     n/c
1990    +0.8    +0.0
1989    -0.6    +5.6
1988     n/c    +0.4
1987    -1.5    +3.7
1986    +4.6     n/c
1985    +2.5    +1.4
Avgs    +1.2    +2.7

Competitive Level (1990-date)
Year     Men   Women
2014     228     251
2013     301     n/c
2012     354     339
2011     255     167
2010     308     n/c
....     
2003     323     336
2002     329     290
2001     238     260
2000     514     n/c
1999     355     127
1998     298     n/c
1997     229     133
1996     n/c     234
1995     421     387
1994     364     386
1993     260     407
1992     238     339
1991     413     333
1990     n/c     628

Quality Performances

Men 
<2:11       1
<2:12       1
<2:13       6
<2:14      18
<2:15      32
<2:16      44
<2:17      64
<2:18      97
<2:19     127
<2:20     162
Women 
<2:30       2
<2:32      10
<2:34      23
<2:36      35
<2:38      61
<2:40      83
<2:42     112
<2:44     160
<2:46     187
<2:48     215
<2:50     243

Spring Thaw Marathon

23 Feb 1985

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n/a

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n/a

25 Feb 1984

2:30:29

Kenneth Judson (PA/USA)

2:51:13

Cindy James (IL/USA)

27 Feb 1983

2:31:37

Richard Fargo (USA)

2:54:16

Kitty Consolo (OH/USA)

28 Feb 1982

2:27:18

William Long (OH/USA)

3:06:55

Joan Zirkelbach (USA)

22 Feb 1981

2:28:58

Mark Studnicki (USA) + Ken Gribschaw (USA)

3:29:43

Judy Ward (USA)

24 Feb 1980

2:32:32

Brent Hawkins (USA)

3:23:02

Conchy Smith-Lundblad (USA)

04 Mar 1979

2:25:22

Kim Burke (PA/USA)

3:13:23

Jean Schwab (USA)

05 Mar 1978

2:29:30

Max Barr (USA)

3:18:35

Susan Hollick (USA)

1977

2:40:03

Thomas Allison (WV/USA) + Gregory Leroy (PA/USA)

3:09:43

Carolyn Clark (USA)
Notes: 1977 was the inaugural year. The 1977 and 1978 editions were known as the Boston Qualifier Marathon.

Pittsburgh Marathon

03 Oct 1982

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n/a

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n/a

04 Oct 1981

n/a

Martin Gangloff (USA)

n/a

Michele Lozito (USA)

05 Oct 1980

2:29:54

Mark Studnicki (PA/USA)

4:00:17

Connie Bayles (USA)

07 Oct 1979

2:23:22

Jeff Foster (PA/USA)

3:15:14

Diane Miller (USA)

Oct 1978

2:18:16

Benji Durden (GA/USA)

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n/a
Notes: 1978 was the inaugural year.

Last Updated on 05 May 2014

Contributor: Marty Post