Philadelphia Marathon (50th), Half-Marathon (3rd) & Rothman 8-K
Philadelphia, PA
Sunday, November 23

Distances: 42.195 km (new course last year), 21.1 km and 8 km, all certified
Finishers: Marathon, 4245 men + 2985 women = 7230 total (up from 6910 last year); Half-Marathon,
1881 men + 3303 women = 5184 total (up from 4333 last year); 
8-K, 606 men + 1019 women = 1625 total (up from 1275 last year); all events combined, 6732 men + 7307 women = 14,039 total
Weather: Very cold! About 25F (-4C) at start
Marathon Event Records (different course): Men, 2:15:00, William Scholl (USA), 1982; Women, 2:34:28, Jan Yerkes (USA), 1982
Half-Marathon Records: Men, 1:05:40, Hillary Kipchumba (KEN), 2007; Women, new (see below)
8-K Records: Men, unknown; Women, 25:37, Svetlana Zakharova (RUS), 2001
Prize Money: See primary details below

 
Marathon (gun times):
MEN -
 1. Andrey Toptun, UKR                     2:19:57  $3500
 2. Fred Kieser, 37, Cleveland, OH         2:22:44   2000
 3. Evan Graves, 27, Caribou, ME           2:24:38   1000
 4. Craig Segal, 24, Holmdel, NJ           2:25:09    750
 5. Andy Allstadt, 25, Albany, NY          2:25:16    500
40+ Bob Schwelm, 49, Philadelphia, PA      2:32:28   1000
50+ Stuart Calderwood, 50, New York, NY    2:48:13
 
WOMEN -
 1. Vera Ovcharuk, 27, UKR?                2:44:02  $3500
 2. Abby Dean, 37, Philadelphia, PA        2:48:52   2000
 3. Christina Sheehan, 25, Albuquerque, NM 2:50:21   1000
 4. Marisha Kramer, 34, Drachten           2:51:33    750
 5. Jeniver Martin, 36, Clifton, NJ        2:53:28    500
 6. Megan Valentine, 29, Jerico, VT        2:56:24
 7. Heather Parks, 33, Bruceton Mills, WV  2:57:02
 8. Patty Russo, 28, Philadelphia, PA      2:57:21
 9. Jill Skivington, 29, Rochester, NY     2:57:25
10. Deb Hude, 39, Belmont Hills, PA        2:59:00
40+ Heather Gracie-Petty, 46, Peapack, NJ  3:05:49  1000
 
Half-Marathon (gun times):
MEN -
 1. Michael DiDio, 25, Philadelphia, PA    1:07:02  $2500
 2. Dan Vassalo, 23, Brunswick, ME         1:07:52   1000
 3. Karl Savage, 29, Ridley Park, PA       1:07:59    500
 4. Joseph Mutinda, 34, Santa Fe, NM (KEN) 1:09:57    350
 5. Joe Sepe, 23, madison, WI              1:10:58    250
40+ (None sub-1:20:53)
 
WOMEN -
 1. Kathleen Jobes, 38, Bethlehem, PA      1:16:17 CR* $2500
 2. Jacqueline Fillinger, 23, Philly, PA   1:19:02      1000
 3. Kate Koski, 35, Duluth, MN             1:19:17       500
 4. Elizabeth Herndon, 23, State Coll., PA 1:19:33       350
 5. Kara Haas, 38, Chelmsford, MA          1:20:10       250
40+ (none sub-1:31:35)
*Course record; previous 1:18:38, Molly Taber, 2007
 
8-K (gun times):
MEN -
 1. Michael Kerrigan, 24, Ardmore, PA        24:17  $1000
 2. Ryan Fennelly, 27, Philadelphia, PA      24:19    500
 3. Jonathan Phillips, 24, Brooklyn, NY      24:23    250
 4. Gregory Bielecki, 28, Philadelphia, PA   24:35    150
 5. Abiyot Abebe, 22, Silver Spring, MD (ETH)24:40    100
 6. Malcolm Richards, 26, Philadelphia, PA   24:44
 7. Michael Stoick, 31, St. Paul, MN         25:00
40+ Gret Watson, 42, Media, PA               26:45
 
WOMEN -
 1. Aziza Aliyu, 22, Bronx, NY (ETH)         26:24  $1000
 2. Jane Murage, 21, Royersford, PA (KEN)    26:25    500
 3. Claire Duncan, 25, Philadelphia, PA      28:18    250
 4. Crystal Anthony, 28, Beverly, MA         29:41    150
 5. Katina Alexander, 24, Pleasantville, NJ  31:00    100
40+ Robin Jefferis, 45, Phoenixville, PA     35:07