Shamrock Marathon

Virginia Beach VA/USA

Website: www.shamrockmarathon.com

Race Winners (45 runnings)
19 Mar 2017 2:32:08 Patrick Hearn (VA/USA) 2:58:42 Jennifer Paul (DC/USA)
20 Mar 2016 2:24:59 Paul Matuszak (PA/USA) 2:46:49 Gina Slaby (WA/USA)
22 Mar 2015 2:24:10.0 Bryan Morseman (NY/USA) 2:39:33.6 Leslie Sexton (ON/CAN)
16 Mar 2014 2:18:24 Kennedy Kemei Kimeli (KEN) 2:43:59 Joanna Zeiger (CO/USA)
17 Mar 2013 2:17:49 Christopher Zablocki (CT/USA) 2:49:39 Tezeta Dengersa-2
18 Mar 2012 2:24:32 Christopher Estwanik (USA)

2:50:01

Tezeta Dengersa (TUR)
20 Mar 2011 2:18:24 Christopher Erichsen (MN/USA)

2:43:35

Michele Suszek (CO/USA)
21 Mar 2010 2:27:50 Sergey Kaledin (RUS)

2:52:01

Meghan Ridgley (VA/USA)
22 Mar 2009 2:26:37 Lewis Butler (VA/USA)

2:52:00

Melissa Converse (OH/USA)
16 Mar 2008 2:22:41 Samuel Gebremichael (ETH)

2:49:01

Jessica Allen (NY/USA)

18 Mar 2007

2:20:36

Genna Tufa (ETH)

2:42:53

Cheryl Anderson (VA/USA)

19 Mar 2006

2:28:30.6

Michael Wardian (VA/USA)

2:45:32.0

Renee High (VA/USA)

19 Mar 2005

2:31:37

Matt Bozung (MI/USA)

2:58:28

Megan Burns (VA/USA)

20 Mar 2004

2:24:00

David Maritim (KEN)

2:50:59

Alison Holinka (VA/USA)

15 Mar 2003

2:25:55

Fred Getenge (KEN)

2:39:49

Stacie Alboucrek (FL/USA)

16 Mar 2002

2:34:14

Ben Rosario (MO/USA)

2:58:04

Irina Suvorova (RUS)

17 Mar 2001

2:26:35

Michael Harrison-2

2:46:55

Janice McCaffrey (CAN)

18 Mar 2000

2:19:33

Jerry Lawson (FL/USA)

2:51:24

Roxi Erickson-3

20 Mar 1999

2:24:57

Prisco Huerta (MEX)

2:38:14

Ida Mitten (CAN)

21 Mar 1998

2:27:52

Michael Harrison (VA/USA)

2:41:43

Elena Semyonova (UKR)

15 Mar 1997

2:24:45

Daniel Verrington (USA)

2:50:31

Roxi Erickson-2

16 Mar 1996

2:18:22

Brad Hawthorne (CA/USA)

2:51:08

Anna Brook (UKR)

18 Mar 1995

2:23:20

Tim Covington (USA)

2:40:42

Bonnie Barnard (USA)

19 Mar 1994

2:23:39

Smartex Tambala (MAW)

2:39:47

Roxi Erickson (NE/USA)

20 Mar 1993

2:21:06

William Frawley (NY/USA)

2:55:38

Pamela Wilson (NC/USA)

21 Mar 1992

2:21:23

Dave Berardi (USA)

2:47:41

Tammy Slusser-2

16 Mar 1991

2:23:52

Kenneth Judson (USA)

2:45:13

Kim Marie Goff (USA)

17 Mar 1990

2:28:16

Jeff Martin-2

2:47:48

Tammy Slusser (PA/USA)

18 Mar 1989

2:22:57

Mark Sheehan (USA)

3:03:01

Elizabeth Andrews-2

19 Mar 1988

2:15:26

Gary Gargasz (USA)

2:50:30

Elizabeth Andrews (USA)

21 Mar 1987

2:16:04

Jeff Martin (CAN)

2:45:19

Pamela Briscoe (USA)

15 Mar 1986

2:18:59

Joseph Kipsang (KEN)

2:56:50

Claudia Ciavarella (USA)

16 Mar 1985

2:20:28

David McDonald-2

2:54:45

Charlene O'Brien (USA)

17 Mar 1984

2:19:46

John Doub (USA)

2:48:54

Karen Miles (FL/USA)

19 Mar 1983

2:19:32

Nick Manciu (ROM)

2:51:32

Juanita Etheridge-2

20 Mar 1982

2:19:05

Sean O'Flynn (IRL)

2:45:36

Linda Edgar (WA/USA)

14 Mar 1981

2:16:57

Terry Baker (USA)

2:44:08

Juanita Etheridge (USA)

15 Mar 1980

2:21:22t

Roland Davide (USA)

2:55:02

Laurie McBride-2

17 Mar 1979

2:22:00

Barry Heath (GBR)

2:51:36

Laurie McBride (NY/USA)

18 Mar 1978

2:29:15

David Thompson (USA)

3:20:48

Jennifer Rood (USA)

19 Mar 1977

2:26:05

Chris Chambers (ME/USA)

3:30:39

Barbara Jones (USA)

20 Mar 1976

2:24:16

Jeff Galloway (USA)

3:30:39

Suzanne Williams (USA)

15 Mar 1975

2:25:27

Dan Dreschel (USA)

3:28:37

Elizabeth Sandoff (USA)

16 Mar 1974

2:27:07

Ed Hereford (USA)

4:45:23

Burnis Hicks-2 (61)

17 Mar 1973

2:34:31

Glen Logan (USA)

5:30:21

Burnis Hicks (60,DC/USA)
Notes: The inaugural year was 1973.  In 2012, Jaynocel Basweti Onyamelia (KEN) finished first in 2:22:57 but was later disqualified for drug use.

t => The 1980 men's race was a three-way tie between David McDonald, Richard Bogaty, and Roland Davide

Most Wins (1973-date)

Men

2

David McDonald (USA) 1980,1985
Jeff Martin (CAN) 1987,1990
Michael Harrison (VA/USA) 1998,2001

Women

3

Roxi Erickson (USA) 1994,1997,2000

Prize Money (ADR qualified runners)

Year        Men      Women      Total  
2016     $2,600     $3,350     $5,950
2015      3,600      4,500      8,100
2014      4,500      5,425      9,925
2013      5,250      3,850      9,100
2012      4,500      4,575      9,075
2011      4,675      5,250      9,925
2009      2,000      1,600      3,600
2008      1,600      1,900      3,500
2007      2,700      2,100      4,800
2006      1,600      1,900      3,500
2005      1,600      1,800      3,400
2004      1,900      2,300      4,200
2003      2,300      2,150      4,450
2002      2,300      1,600      3,900
2001      2,300      1,900      4,200
2000      2,800      2,000      4,800
1999      2,300      2,800      5,100
1998      1,800      1,900      3,700
1997      1,000      1,300      2,300
1996      2,600      1,900      4,500
1995      2,100      1,600      3,700
1994      1,000      1,000      2,000
....
1990        n/a      1,500      1,500
1989      1,000        n/a      1,000
1988      3,650      1,000      4,650
1987      2,250      2,250      4,500
1986      9,950      4,800     14,750
Sums    $75,475    $67,650   $143,125

Race Time Bias
(sec/km) Insufficient data to compute the race time bias.
Competitive Level (1990-date)

Year     Men   Women
2014     122     n/c


Quality Performances

Men
<2:16       1
<2:17       7
<2:18      10
<2:19      15
<2:20      23

Women
<2:40       5
<2:42       8
<2:44      12
<2:46      19
<2:48      29
<2:50      37

Towne Bank 8 km

Race Winners (45 runnings)
18 Mar 2017 23:54 Silas Frantz (VA/USA) 28:48 Ashley Nevol (NY/USA)
19 Mar 2016 23:26 Hillary Too (KEN) 27:29 Susanna Sullivan-2
21 Mar 2014 23:43.0 Eliud Ngetich (KEN) 27:14.0 Susanna Sullivan (VA/USA)
15 Mar 2014 23:06 Kiprono Kurgat-2 25:52 Alphine Tuliamuk Bolton (KEN)
16 Mar 2013 23:16 Kiprono Kurgat (KEN) 27:02 Yihunlish Delelecha (ETH)
17 Mar 2012 22:34 Julius Kiprotich Kogo (KEN)

26:44

Rachel Ward (USA)
19 Mar 2011 23:10 Josphat Boit (KEN)

26:59

Alemteshay Misganaw Abate (ETH)
20 Mar 2010 22:55 Mohamed Fadil (MAR)

26:44

Megan Metcalfe (CAN)
21 Mar 2009 23:10 Karim El Mabchour (MAR)

27:08

Ekizabeth Chelegat (KEN)
15 Mar 2008 23:26.1 Mathew Kosgei (KEN)

27:00.9

Margaret Chirchir (KEN)

17 Mar 2007

23:26.5

Joseph Kipkemboi (KEN)

25:45.9

Rehima Kedir (ETH)

18 Mar 2006

23:04.1

Steven Koech (KEN)

26:48.8

Tatyana Chulakh (RUS)

19 Mar 2005

23:37

Eric Chirchir (KEN)

25:49

Tatyana Hladyr (UKR)

20 Mar 2004

23:41.4

Patrick Nthiwa (KEN)

25:34.8

Galina Aleksandrova (RUS)

15 Mar 2003

22:27

Linus Maiyo (KEN)

25:47

Gladys Asiba-2

16 Mar 2002

22:37

John Itati-2

25:57

Gladys Asiba (KEN)

17 Mar 2001

22:38

John Itati (KEN)

26:00

Teresa Wanjiku (KEN)

18 Mar 2000

22:21

Reuben Kiprop (KEN)

27:16

Catherine Vasto (USA)

20 Mar 1999

23:19

Charleyrd Mulinga (ZAM)

25:49

Lidia Grigoryeva (RUS)

21 Mar 1998

22:25

Khalid Khannouchi (MAR)

26:40

Sylvia Skvortsova (RUS)

15 Mar 1997

23:29

Travis Walter (USA)

27:03

Michelle Maton (RSA)

16 Mar 1996

22:26

Lazarus Nyakeraka (KEN)

25:47

Catherine Ndereba (KEN)

19 Mar 1995

22:57

Mark Croghan (USA)

26:17

Laura Mykytok (USA)

19 Mar 1994

22:09

Josephat Machuka (KEN)

26:46

Natalia Galushko (BLR)

20 Mar 1993

22:50

William Musyoki (KEN)

26:23

Rosalind Taylor-4

21 Mar 1992

23:06

Peter Sherry (USA)

26:23

Rosalind Taylor-3

16 Mar 1991

23:21

Greg Domantay (USA)

26:45

Rosalind Taylor-2

17 Mar 1990

23:34

Chris Fox-2

26:42

Rosalind Taylor (USA)

18 Mar 1989

23:42

Chris Fox (USA)

26:20

Chris Pfitzinger (NZL)

19 Mar 1988

22:44

Joseph Kipsang (KEN)

26:25

Mary Alico-2

21 Mar 1987

22:37

Paul Rugut (KEN)

27:15

Mary Alico (USA)

15 Mar 1986

22:56

Ashley Johnson (USA)

25:03

Grete Waitz (NOR)

16 Mar 1985

23:25

Mark Strucko (USA)

27:31

Marla Daniel (USA)

17 Mar 1984

23:55

Raymond McDaniels (USA)

28:45

Inge Schuurmans-2

19 Mar 1983

24:03+

David McDonald (USA)

30:05+

Beth Dillinger (USA)

20 Mar 1982

24:51+

Kevin Amigh (USA)

30:17+

Inge Schuurmans (USA)

14 Mar 1981

25:02+

Farley Simon (USA)

31:00+

Irene Slater (USA)

15 Mar 1980

24:53+

Ron Martin (ENG)

28:32+

Kathy McIntyre (USA)

17 Mar 1979

25:27+

Richard Ferguson (USA)

29:59+

Juanita Etheridge (USA)

18 Mar 1978

24:17+

Rex Wiggins (USA)

33:20+

Jodi Shaw (USA)

19 Mar 1977

25:32+

Paul Nowicki (USA)

33:31+

Veronica Kell (USA)

20 Mar 1976

25:22+

Howard Corteland (USA) .

15 Mar 1975

29:06

Tom Childers (USA)

38:40

Kathy Taylor (USA)

16 Mar 1974

32:06

W G Warner (USA)  

17 Mar 1973

27:56

Peter Dowd (USA)
Notes: 1973 was the inaugural year. The race distance was 6 miles for 1973-75 altho the course for the 1973 race was short.  This race was known as the Shamrock 8K thru 2009.

+ => race distance was 5 miles

Most Wins (1973-date)

Men

2

Chris Fox (USA) 1989-90
John Itati (KEN) 2001-02
  Kiprono Kurgat (KEN) 2013-14

Women

4

Rosalind Taylor (USA) 1990-93


Prize Money (ADR qualified runners)

Year        Men      Women      Total
2017       $850     $1,200     $2,050
2016      2,500      2,700      5,200
2015      2,600      2,700      5,300
2014      2,400      2,850      5,250
2013      2,500      2,850      5,350
2012      2,925      2,925      5,850
2011      2,850      2,925      5,775
2010      3,750      3,850      7,600
2009      3,600      3,300      6,900
2008      1,900      3,000      4,900
2007      4,200      4,450      8,650
2006      4,200      3,600      7,800
2005      2,600      3,500      6,100
2004      4,400      5,000      9,400
2003      5,550      5,700     11,250
2002      5,000      4,500      9,500
2001      4,100      4,100      8,200
2000      5,000      4,000      9,000
1999      4,800      4,800      9,600
1998      5,000      4,800      9,800
1997      4,100      4,000      8,100
1996      4,600      4,400      9,000
1995      4,800      4,300      9,100
1994      2,500      2,500      5,000
1993      3,200      2,800      6,000
1992      4,000      2,600      6,600
1991      5,150      3,300      8,450
1990      5,000      2,900      7,900
1989      3,250      3,600      6,850
1988      3,700      2,500      6,200
1987      4,000      2,000      6,000
1986      2,900      2,900      5,800
Sums   $117,925   $110,550   $228,475

Race Time Bias (sec/km)

Year     Men   Women
2016     n/c    +3.8 
2015    +0.6     n/c
....     
2012    -1.2     n/c
2011    +0.1    +2.9
....    
2009    -1.2     n/c
2008    -0.1     n/c
2007    +1.7    +1.5
2006    +1.2     n/c
2005     n/c    +1.7
2004    +1.9    -6.1
2003    -1.8    -2.5
2002     n/c    +1.3
2001    -3.1    -1.1
2000    +0.9     n/c
1999    -2.5    -0.7
1998    -1.4    -0.2
1997    +1.7    +3.9
1996    +0.6    -2.5
1995    +1.5    +2.3
1994    +2.1    +1.2
1993    -1.3    -1.7
1992    -1.5    -1.8
1991    +1.1    +0.0
1990    +2.0    +0.5
1989    +1.4    +0.9
1988    -2.9     n/c
1987    -1.7     n/c
1986    +0.8     n/c
Avgs    +0.1    +0.2

Competitive Level (1990-date)
Year     Men   Women
2016     n/c     158    
2015     359      29
2014     185     365
2013     n/c     216
2012     485     239
2011      41     273     
2010     248     n/c     
2009     414     349
2008     322     n/c     
2007     428     482
2006     371     436
2005     327     414
2004     371     557
2003     599     381
2002     395     498
2001     643     473
2000     581     n/c     
1999     244     592
1998     531     348
1997     315     345
1996     511     436
1995     565     n/c
1994     651     396
1993     412     278
1992     280     n/c
1991     431     244

Quality Performances

Men
<22:10       1
<22:20       1
<22:30       8
<22:40      16
<22:50      29
<23:00      44
<23:10      60
<23:20      80
<23:30     111
<23:40     147

Women
<25:20       1
<25:40       2
<26:00      14
<26:20      26
<26:40      40
<27:00      70
<27:20     106

Last Updated on 20 Mar 2017

Contributors: Jerry Bocrie, Marty Post, Jack Leydig (2)