Results: Nekatibeb, Chipangama finish first in Phoenix

03 Mar 2016 08:28
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2016 BMO Harris Bank Phoenix Marathon
Credit : Mike Cagulada

Marathon results

Tekeste Nekatibeb (2:24:06) topped close to 2,800 runners to win the Phoenix in central Arizona. The USATF certified, Boston Marathon qualifying event includes almost a 1,000 foot drop in elevation. Tommy Rivers Puzey placed second with a time of 2:26:48. Jesse Regnier (2:28:17) rounded out the top three. For the women, it was Jasmine Sessions (2:50:32) taking the top spot. McKale Davis (2:51:06) secured second, despite finishing almost a minute and a half slower than his fourth-place finish a year ago. In third was Hailey Hanna with a time of 2:56:53.

Another grind this morning at the @BMOHarrisBank Phoenix Marathon. 2:26ish for 2nd place & some sun w the babes. pic.twitter.com/jOxz2cb9Wv

— Tommy Rivers Puzey (@tommy_rivs) February 28, 2016

Top 10 Men

1 Tekeste NEKATIBEB 2:24:06
2 Tommy Rivers PUZEY 2:26:48
3 Jesse REGNIER 2:28:17
4 Scott TRAVER 2:32:57
5 Brandon SOUTHALL 2:38:04
6 David SIKES 2:43:06
7 Adam FOLTS 2:46:42
8 Preston GARDNER 2:46:47
9 Eric ENGEL 2:46:55
10 Rob VANDERWERF 2:47:59

Top 10 Women

1 Jasmine SESSIONS 2:50:32
2 McKale DAVIS 2:51:06
3 Hailey HANNA 2:56:53
4 Julie SWANSON 2:58:22
5 Nicloe CALLAN 3:00:10
6 Christy NIELSEN 3:01:49
7 Petra GRAEN 3:02:56
8 Traci FALBO 3:03:06
9 Nicole DERRICK 3:04:47
10 Lauren DUISBERG 3:05:26

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Half Marathon results

Jordan Chipangama (1:06:02) outpaced close to 5,000 runners to win the Half Marathon. Paul Yak came in a close second at 1:06:28. Denzel Ramirez (1:09:37) cut just over a minute and a half from his sixth-place finish a year ago, to take third. For the women, it was Jess Petersson (1:18:29) getting the win. Kassi Harmon earned runner-up honors with a time of 1:19:27. Emily Van Meter (1:20:50) managed third.

Finish line @PhoenixMarathon. Awesome Arizona morning pic.twitter.com/UaCbGQOCHg

— Jeff Flake (@JeffFlake) February 27, 2016

Top 10 Men

1 Jordan CHIPANGAMA 1:06:02
2 Paul YAK 1:06:28
3 Denzel RAMIREZ 1:09:37
4 Seamus WHITE 1:12:22
5 Tom RITCHIE 1:13:05
6 Campbell ILFREY 1:13:46
7 David HARKIN 1:14:30
8 Jordan BRYDEN 1:16:02
9 JOSEPH HACKNEY 1:16:34
10 Michael ANDERSON 1:16:52

Top 10 Women

1 Jess PETERSSON 1:18:29
2 Kassi HARMON 1:19:27
3 Emily VAN METER 1:20:50
4 Susan LOKEN 1:22:39
5 Sarah HALLAS 1:22:54
6 Rachel VIELE 1:23:29
7 Emilee PALMER 1:24:31
8 Krisiti PETROSKY 1:24:36
9 Erin DAWSON 1:25:05
10 Carrue WELDY 1:25:20

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10K results

Top 10 Men

1 Kevin KEMMERLE 32:07
2 Lewis ELLIOT 32:29
3 Ronnie BUCHANAN 32:33
4 Eric WIEBE 34:10
5 Travis MOORE 34:24
6 Trent TAYLOR 34:48
7 Riley TAYLOR 36:05
8 Jose BARRERA 36:07
9 Jason MACEVICIUS 36:40
10 Sergio DE LA CRUZ 37:41

Top 10 Women

1 Chelsea DEDONA 38:28
2 Marie-Pier BLAIS 40:27
3 Ruth BUSIENEI 42:52
4 Katie MORRIS 43:17
5 Lexi ZIDEL 44:16
6 Melanie ZEESE 44:46
7 Kelly REICHEL 45:21
8 Michelle WINERIP 45:48
9 Alexandra SUBKE 45:50
10 Rylee JOHNSON 45:51

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