Results: McGrath and Kipkoech make way to top in Edmonton

27 Aug 2015 13:15
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Marathon results

Finishing with almost an identical time from last year, 2014 runner-up Tom McGrath (2:28:48) came in almost five minutes ahead of nearly 600 runners to win the 2015 Edmonton Marathon along the Saskatchewan River in Alberta, Canada. Thomas Omwenga took second with a time of 2:33:44. Third-place finisher Brendan Lunty (2:34:50) was only other runner to come in under two hours and 40 minutes. He finished fourth in 2014.

Edmonton's Tom McGrath a hometown hero after winning marathon in front of local crowd. http://t.co/yBKdK3mAsK #yeg pic.twitter.com/9qYnyW1A0D

— Metro Edmonton (@metroedmonton) August 24, 2015

For the women, it was Emily Potter in easily ahead of the field. Her time of 2:42:56 set a new course record. Polly Moody (3:00:35) came in less than a minute ahead of Reina Ainsworth (3:01:31) to take second. Moody finished eighth in the half marathon a year ago.

Top 10 Men

1 Tom MCGRATH 2:28:48
2 Thomas OMWENGA 2:33:44
3 Brendan LUNTY 2:34:50
4 Richard HAYES 2:40:13
5 Criag SCHMITT 2:41:41
6 Ian BLOKLAND 2:47:13
7 Alex PETROSKY 2:48:13
8 Cliff De BRUIJN 2:49:18
9 Neil SADOWNIK 2:50:21
10 Andre LESSARD 2:50:38

Top 10 Women

1 Emily POTTER 2:42:56
2 Polly MOODY 3:00:35
3 Reina AINSWORTH 3:01:31
4 Danielle A. BOURGEOIS 3:05:47
5 Kristie PEARSON 3:10:47
6 Rochelle MARASA 3:12:21
7 Kathryn DURELL 3:12:58
8 Caroline LYNCH 2:19:29
9 Shelley BENDER 3:14:18
10 Claudette AUGERT 3:14:53

Complete Results

Half Marathon results

Daniel Kipkoech (1:03:36) cut 40 seconds from his third-place finish in 2014 to top more than 1,600 runners in this year’s Edmonton Half Marathon. Coming in less than a minute behind Kipkoech was runner-up Reid Coolsaet with a time of 1:04:09. In a tight race for third, Kip Kangogo (1:05:02) beat Justin Young (1:05:05) by no more than a step. Kangogo finished fourth a year ago. For the women, it was Jess Draskau Petersson ( 1:13:08) with the win. Mary Davies secured second with a time of 1:14:44. Rhiannon Johns (1:16:12) rounded out the top three as the only other runner to come in under an hour and 20 minutes.

Great photo of @jessdpMarathon winning Edmonton Half Marathon this weekend in the Edmonton Sun http://t.co/wCfsr6gdIL pic.twitter.com/dGepS8RwpL

— Harambee Running (@harambeerun) August 24, 2015

Top 10 Men

1 Daniel KIPKOECH 1:03:36
2 Reid COOLSAET 1:04:09
3 Kip KANGOGO 1:05:02
4 Justin YOUNG 1:05:05
5 Patrick GEOGHRGAN 1:07:11
6 Al ESCALERA 1:07:52
7 Willy KIMOSOP 1:08:34
8 Tristan MANNIX 1:08:59
9 Jeremy DEERE 1:09:02
10 Lewis KELLY 1:13:18

Top 10 Women

1 Jess Draskau PETERSSON 1:13:08
2 Mary DAVIES 1:14:44
3 Rhiannon JOHNS 1:16:12
4 Rachael BREWER 1:20:17
5 Christy LOVIG 1:21:11
6 Shannon MAISANO 1:24:52
7 Kim MURPHY 1:25:35
8 Jessica MUELLLER 1:25:39
9 Sarah MCMASTER 1:25:40
10 KENDALL BARBER 1:26:20

Complete Results

10K results

Top 10 Men

1 Markus VOLLMER 34:07
2 Eric WIEBE 34:21
3 Keith BRADFORD 34:36
4 Nathan KENDRICK 34:46
5 Josh INHABER 34:59
6 Patrick NESBITT 35:06
7 Chan Yew WOO 35:50
8 Shawn LYWOOD 35:57
9 Jack COOK 35:58
10 Darrin DEFORGE 35:59

Top 10 Women

1 Jennifer NORMINTON 37:41
2 Shari BOYLE 39:05
3 Jessie LILLY 40:12
4 Kathryn STONE 40:55
5 Heather HYNES 41:59
6 Larissa ZARIWNY 43:40
7 Rachael SMILIE 44:43
8 Courtenay SMART 45:13
9 Jennifer ST. PIERRE 45:24
10 Krista PETERSEN 46:08

Complete Results

5K results

Top 10 Men

1 Eric TAYLOR 17:39
2 Sergio PEREZ 17:46
3 Moritz HAAGER 17:56
4 Maciej GANCARCZYK 19:37
5 Trey MYERS 21:30
6 Matthew THURM 21:39
7 Evert MARIS 21:50
8 Thomas HRYNIW 221:54
9 Ronald KARDASH 22:05
10 Michael MCINTYRE 22:06

Top 10 Women

1 Vanessa TROFIMENKOFF 18:37
2 Glynis MILNE 19:45
3 Chanelle GAGNE 19:38
4 Daniella WASIELEWSKI 20:30
5 Jordana De PASQUALE 20:31
6 Skylar WEINSTEIN 22:02
7 Nadia MYROON 22:06
8 Catherine PEIRCE 22:53
9 Elisabeth PEREZ 22:55
10 Kiri SADER 23:33

Complete Results