Results: Wehan, Day win inaugural races in Eureka

Marathon results

Christopher Wehan won the inaugural Humboldt Bay Marathon in Eureka, California with a time of 2:47:31.
Coming in ahead of close to 100 runners, Wehan waited to make his move along the Arcata Bay until around the 24-mile mark.
Runner-up Galen Farris finished second with a time of 2:47:57.
In a tight race for third, Ben Stern (2:48:30) beat Kenneth Pocasangre (2:48:31) by a second to secure the final spot on the podium.
For the women, it was Stephanie Mera (3:25:46) setting the mark to beat.
Sandra Urra came in second with a time of 3:35:21.
Rounding out the top three was Lanore Bergenske at 3:40:05.

Top 10 Men

1 Christopher WEHAN 2:47:31
2 Galen FARRIS 2:47:57
3 Ben STERN 2:48:30
4 Kenneth POCASANGRE 2:48:31
5 Ryan TRIPICCHIO 2:53:39
6 Oliver EHLINGER 2:58:13
7 Chuck OJEDA 3:21:59
8 Ben DAVENPORT 3:23:40
9 Joseph ESPARZA 3:24:08
10 Kevin HANNA 3:29:09

Top 10 Women

1 Stephanie MERA 3:25:46
2 Sandra URRA 3:35:21
3 Lanore BERGENSKE 3:40:05
4 Courtney LADIKA 3:49:15
5 Michelle KLUSKIEWICZ 3:53:20
6 Angela BRUNDAGE 3:53:52
7 Sheri JENSEN 3:55:47
8 Heidi APONTE 3:58:53
9 Brenda BOYLE 4:02:16
10 Laurie CLENDENEN 4:02:24

Complete Results

Half Marathon results

Brandon Day (1:17:01) blew away close to 200 runners to win the first ever Humboldt Bay Half Marathon.
The next fastest finisher was Matthew Kidwell (1:29:43).
Kidwell was the only other runner to finish under an hour and 30 minutes.
Drake Bernards took third with a time of 1:34:09.
For the women, it was Cedar Smith (1:28:53) coming in comfortable ahead of Greta Macey (1:33:51) for first.
Hailey Brind’Amour (1:34:33) managed to hold off Kerri Hickenbottom (1:34:57) for third.

Top 10 Men

1 Brandon DAY 1:17:01
2 Matthew KIDWELL 1:29:43
3 Drake BERNARDS 1:34:09
4 David KEMPA 1:35:14
5 Graham FELSENTHAL 1:38:45
6 Jeff HAAG 1:40:04
7 Sky MCKINLEY 1:41:21
8 Bryan LITTLE 1:42:53
9 Myles BLASEY 1:43:19
10 Kyle RIZZO 1:43:26

Top 10 Women

1 Cedar SMITH 1:28:53
2 Greta MACEY 1:33:51
3 Hailey BRIND’AMOUR 1:34:33
4 Kerri HICKENBOTTOM 1:34:57
5 Kristal MENDEZ 1:42:57
6 Grace FERGUSON 1:44:12
7 Eve SOTELO 1:45:55
8 Hillary PARKER 1:47:54
9 Karen KIDWELL 1:49:31
10 Robyn PETRUSHA 1:51:51

Complete Results

Humboldt Bay Marathon, Half Marathon, and Marina Mile