Area runners compete in Mayor’s Marathon

  • By Staff Report
  • Saturday, June 20, 2015 11:49pm
  • Sports

Tyler Dinnan of Kenai and Stacey Buckelew of Homer were the top Kenai Peninsula finishers at the Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon in Anchorage on Saturday.

Buckelew finished the marathon in 3 hours, 21 minutes and 40 seconds to take fourth place. Colleen Bolling won the race at 3:13:47. Dinnan ran 2:54:38 to take 10th place. Paul Rottich won at 2:32:39. Mark Blanning of Kenai took 11th in the marathon with a 3:01:13, while Soldotna’s Derek Gibson was 13th in 3:04:53.

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Marathon — 10. Tyler Dinnan, Kenai, 2 hours, 54 minutes, 38 seconds; 11. Mark Blanning, Kenai, 3:01:13; 13. Derek Gibson, Soldotna, 3:04:53; 68. Jeffrey McDonald, Kenai, 3:38:29; 93. Bill Taylor, Kenai, 3:49:18; 100. Thomas McDonough, Homer, 3:51:33; 243. Kevin Lauver, Sterling, 4:35:59; 280. Nikos Parae, Homer, 4:48:31; 286. David Kress, Soldotna, 4:49:21; 324. M. Scott Moon, Kenai, 5:04:43.

Half marathon — 20. Michael Moerlein, Kasilof, 1:26:37; 122. Dan Lindberg, Homer, 1:49:39; 248. Roy Stuckey, Soldotna, 2:04:32; 379. Craig Doser, Soldotna, 2:21:58.


Marathon — 4. Stacey Buckelew, Homer, 3:21:40; 31. Heather Moon, Kenai, 3:48:07; 34. Emilie Otis, Homer, 3:52:57; 69. Heather Renner, Homer, 4:16:40; 76. Gina Valdes, Seward, 4:21:01; 94. Susan Craig, Soldotna, 4:28:43; 112. Sue Mauger, Homer, 4:34:17; 113. Amy Baxter, Soldotna, 4:34:26; 197. Kate Lomac-MacNair, Homer, 5:16:22; 208. Kristin Morrow, Kenai, 5:20:32; 213. Alyssa Vanek, Soldotna, 5:22:07; 320. Kilann Tanape, Homer, 6:53:34.

Half marathon — 139. Joell Slade, Homer, 2:00:46; 150. Kelly Sefton, Seward, 2:02:00; 186. Amanda Gamble, Seward, 2:04:53; 313. Andrea Peterson, Homer, 2:14:21; 341. Angelica Sulley, Soldotna, 2:16:27; 350. Katrina Cannava, Soldotna, 2:16:45; 384. June Stuckey, Soldotna, 2:19:43; 410. Hope Derkevorkian, Kenai, 2:21:39; 438. Lisa Chambers, Soldotna, 2:24:09; 531. Tara Riemer, Seward, 2:31:15; 586. Carol Doser, Soldotna, 2:35:49; 635. Sherry Perry, Seward, 2:41:25; 688. Peggy Leonard, Ninilchik, 2:47:23; 729. Rinna Carson, Soldotna, 2:51:08; 760. Maren Bennett, Homer, 2:54:49; 826. Lori Evans, Homer, 3:03:56; 983. Kaarin Johnson, Kenai, 3:43:23; 984. Elizabeth Young, Kenai, 3:43:23.

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