Peninsula runners head north for Anchorage Mayor’s Marathon

  • By Staff Report
  • Saturday, June 23, 2018 8:42pm
  • Sports

Several Kenai Peninsula runners traveled north for the Anchorage Mayor’s Marathon and Half-Marathon on Saturday.

The women’s marathon was won by Keri McEntee of Fairbanks in 2 hours, 59 minutes, 47 seconds. Joanna Riley led the way for the peninsula by taking 14th in 3:44:14. The men’s marathon was won by David Kiplagat of Anchorage in 2:25:43. The top peninsula runner was Seward’s Trent Foldager, who finished 190th at 4:25:13.

Anchorage’s Jess Klain won the women’s half-marathon in 1:33:24, with Soldotna’s Susan Craig nabbing the top peninsula finish at 28th in 1:48:58. The men’s half-marathon was won by Felix Kemboi of Anchorage at 1:12:06. Justin Lee of Soldotna led the peninsula by finishing 79th in 1:48:19.

Anchorage Mayor’s Marathon and Half-Marathon

Peninsula finishers

Women’s marathon — 14. Joanna Riley, Homer, 3 hours, 44 minutes, 14 seconds; 62. Frieda Tuttle, Nikiski, 4:21:01; 88. Johnna DeGray, Soldotna, 4:33:11; 211. Kristen Downum, Kenai, 6:21:20.

Men’s marathon — 190. Trent Foldager, 4:25:13.

Women’s half-marathon — 28. Susan Craig, Soldotna, 1:48:58; 172. Laura Peek, Homer, 2:08:44; 303. Mollie Pate, Soldotna, 2:20:12; 306. Maggie Nelson, Kenai, 2:20:15; 334. June Stuckey, Soldotna, 2:22:47; 376. Katie Tallent, Kenai, 2:27:19; 437. Jesse Jezorski, Soldotna, 2:33:56; 440. Cecilia Borries-Strigle, Kenai, 2:34:07; 495. Copper Fuller, Kenai, 2:45:19; 572. Angeline Quiner, Kenai, 2:59:47; 585. Aubrey Morgan, Soldotna, 3:02:43; 586. Lisa Kosto, Soldotna, 3:02:43; 608. Sara Bundy, Soldotna, 3:10:46; 649. Peggy Leonard, Ninilchik, 3:21:14.

Men’s half-marathon — 79. Justin Lee, Soldotna, 1:48:19; 179. Peter Cannava, Seward, 2:01:04; 208. Roy Stuckey, Soldotna, 2:06:46.

Women’s 5K — 55. Sharon Oyao, Kenai, 28:31; 126. Kylie Brown, Soldotna, 34:02; 130. Yoshie Yamaoka, Soldotna, 34:38; 149. Cecily Quiner, Kenai, 36:26; 247. Becky Hart, Soldotna, 54:46.

Men’s 5K — 129. David Morris, Soldotna, 1:09:36.

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