Monday, December 30, 2013

Maedel and Kramer slosh to marathon victories in Jacksonville

Former Florida State University distance runner Nicholas Maedel won the 31st annual Jacksonville Marathon on a wet Sunday morning, 29 December 2013. Outdistancing his nearest challenger by more than two kilometers, Maedel's winning time was 2:34:13. Maedel currently lives and trains in Tampa, Florida. Another Tampa Bay area athlete, St. Petersburg, Florida, master runner Andrew Chandler, finished second in the marathon, running 2:42:22. Dutch distance runner Mariska Kramer won the women's division, finishing third overall in 2:45:35. Lisa Valentine of Tierra Verde, Florida, was the top woman master. Placing 49th overall in 3:15:34, Valentine was the fourth female finisher. 869 athletes finished the marathon.


Top Ten Men, 2013 Jacksonville Bank Marathon
  1. 2:34:13 ~ Nicholas Maedel (M, 25) Tampa, FL
  2. 2:42:22 ~ Andrew Chandler (M, 40) St. Petersburg, FL
  3. 2:46:19 ~ Marc Burget (M, 39) Jacksonville, FL
  4. 2:50:52 ~ Cole Bataille (M, 30) Winter Haven, FL
  5. 2:51:03 ~ Paul O'Hora (M, 41) Scranton, PA
  6. 2:54:01 ~ Stephen Cortes (M, 48) Jensen Beach, FL
  7. 2:55:11 ~ Stanley Linton (M, 20) Crawfordville, FL
  8. 2:55:48 ~ John Wood (M, 41) Sarasota, FL
  9. 2:56:56 ~ Quint Noordstar (M, 36) Tierra Verde, FL
  10. 2:57:14 ~ Ben Gessner (M, 25) Celestine, IN

Top Ten Women, 2013 Jacksonville Bank Marathon
  1. 2:45:35 ~ Mariska Kramer (F, 39) Orachten, Holland
  2. 2:54:15 ~ Christina Noordstar (F, 37) Tierra Verde, FL
  3. 2:56:00 ~ Julie Ralston (F, 32) Dwight, IL
  4. 3:15:34 ~ Lisa Valentine (F, 52) Tierra Verde, FL
  5. 3:21:11 ~ Hope Treece (F, 35) Savannah, GA
  6. 3:21:26 ~ Angie Ave (F, 41) Orlando, FL
  7. 3:22:24 ~ Juana Gifford (F, 57) St Johns, FL
  8. 3:24:11 ~ Joanna Citarella (F, 37) Naples, FL
  9. 3:24:51 ~ Karen Stellhorn (F, 47) Saint Johns, FL
  10. 3:25:59 ~ Ana Cadreche (F, 42) Miami, FL

Chris Mutai, who lives and trains in Ponte Vedra, Florida, won the 13.1-mile junior race associated with the marathon, running 1:13:26. Valor Christian High School cross-country runner Ashton Grissom finished runner up behind Mutai in 76:13, followed by Drew Rabun of Pooler, Georgia, in 1:18:17. In fourth place, Weston, Florida, master runner Chris Oesch edged Mark Swart for the master title, 1:20:36 to 1:20:48. Donna Bernardis of Jacksonville, Florida, took the women's title, finishing tenth overall in 1:23:16. Teresa Calio of Orlando was the fifth woman finisher and first woman master, placing 55th overall in 1:35:30. 1428 athletes finished the half marathon.


Top Ten Men, 2013 Jacksonville Bank Half Marathon
  1. 1:13:26 Chris Mutai (M, 37) Ponte Vedra, FL
  2. 1:16:13 Ashton Grissom (M, 17) Parker, CO
  3. 1:18:17 Drew Rabun (M, 33) Pooler, GA
  4. 1:20:36 Chris Oesch (M, 46) Weston, FL
  5. 1:20:48 Mark Swart (M, 46) Jensen Beach, FL
  6. 1:20:58 Eric Crutchfield (M, 27) Wilmington, IL
  7. 1:22:00 Sean Nagorny (M, 33) Jacksonville, FL
  8. 1:22:21 Peter Mullin (M, 63) Houston, TX
  9. 1:23:14 Ryan McClay (M, 28) Atlanta, GA
  10. 1:23:19 Freed David (M, 28)

Top Ten Women, 2013 Jacksonville Bank Half-Marathon
  1. 1:23:16 Donna Bernardis (F, 33) Jacksonville, FL
  2. 1:25:08 Heather Schulz (F, 39) Orlando, FL
  3. 1:26:03 Katie McGrath (F, 29) Oakdale, NY
  4. 1:30:45 Kristine Claffie (F, 38) Tallahassee, FL
  5. 1:35:30 Teresa Calio (F, 52) Orlando, FL
  6. 1:35:49 Allison Bovee (F, 34) Jacksonville, FL
  7. 1:36:13 Deborah Abrams (F, 44) Clermont, FL
  8. 1:36:29 Catherine Dovi Buskirk (F, 31) Atlantic Beach, FL
  9. 1:36:41 Laura Steel (F, 23) Jacksonville, FL
  10. 1:36:48 Debra Daley (F, 45) Jensen Beach, FL

Jacksonville Marathon winners, 1984-2013
DateDistanceMenWomenFinishers
7 Jan 1984Marathon2:17:41, David Miller2:47:21, Madeline Harmeling
½-Marathon

5 Jan 1985Marathon2:16:58, Doug Kurtis2:46:17, Connie Saunders-Prince
½-Marathon

4 Jan 1986Marathon2:15:58, Mark Sheehan2:50:12, Connie Saunders-Prince
½-Marathon
17 Jan 1987Marathon2:17:05, Herb Wills2:45:29, Diane East
½-Marathon
9 Jan 1988Marathon2:18:24, Herb Wills2:46:16, Linda vanHousen
½-Marathon
7 Jan 1989Marathon2:18:33, Herb Wills2:54:55, Carol Virga780
½-Marathon
20 JAN 1990Marathon2:29:45, Bill Fisher2:55:22, Marie Farrar
½-Marathon
20 Jan 1991Marathon2:26:18, Peter Glavin2:57:30, Marie Farrar
½-Marathon
11 Jan 1992Marathon2:14:33, Jerry Lawson2:56:15, Rushton Haskell
½-Marathon
9 Jan 1993Marathon2:25:31, Alec Rukosuev, Sean McCormack3:04:36, Mary Whitlock
½-Marathon
18 Dec 1993Marathon2:28:26, Sean McCormack2:56:28, Denise Metzgar
½-Marathon
17 Dec 1994Marathon2:27:56, Matthew Dobson3:02:38, Renee Rombaut
½-Marathon
16 Dec 1995Marathon2:19:30, Nazerdin Akylbekov2:54:37, Giselle Pyfrom
½-Marathon
14 Dec 1996Marathon2:26:35, Grzegorz Olszowik2:53:51, Jane Johnson485
½-Marathon67:59, Jerry Lawson87:28, Tracey Kuhn325
20 Dec 1997Marathon2:30:58, Randy Hollinger2:54:46, Jane Johnson564
½-Marathon71:18, Gary Myers95:32, Mary-Jean Yon417
19 Dec 1998Marathon2:24:29, Guennadi Vorontsor2:40:00, Elena Vinistskaia723
½-Marathon70:50, Mark Vanalstyne82:42, Christy Phillips514
18 Dec 1999Marathon2:22:26, Serbessa Mulugeta2:55:06, Jackie Morgan846
½-Marathon70:17, Keith Brantly78:15, Michelle Lafleur582
16 Dec 2000Marathon2:37:08, Scott Kane3:06:06, Stacey Bartos683
½-Marathon68:14, Joseph Zepherinus78:11, Kim Pawelek607
15 Dec 2001Marathon2:37:35, Rick Patterson, Jerry Lawson3:01:19, Kim Donaldson695
½-Marathon74:53, Matthew Cianciulli87:18, Suzanne O'Malley652
15 Dec 2002Marathon2:23:56, Jerry Lawson2:57:12, Carla Dolder764
½-Marathon73:20, Ryan Kelly80:27, Julie Peterson618
14 Dec 2003Marathon2:22:20, Alexander Belavin2:43:11, Kim Pawelek803
½-Marathon71:21, Terrance Shea81:47, Jenny Ledford671
19 Dec 2004Marathon2:37:10, Sean McCormack3:08:38, Lisa Ogryzek851
½-Marathon76:16, Owen Shott82:59, Kim Pawelek767
18 Dec 2005Marathon2:27:35, Henry Ongechi2:55:48, Jessica Kennedy832
½-Marathon69:46, Chris Banks85:52, Jaydene Reardon727
17 Dec 2006Marathon2:30:07, Jonathan Kraas2:56:07, Kim Pawelek905
½-Marathon68:52, Fred Kieser83:25, Michelle Krueger1196
16 Dec 2007Marathon2:29:02, Sammy Nyamongo3:00:53, Sharon Hathaway807
½-Marathon72:14, Michael Hensley80:07, Michelle Lafleur1300
21 Dec 2008Marathon2:29:11, Austin Richmond2:55:37, Kim Pawelek657
½-Marathon71:48, Stuart Patterson80:08, Kate Koski1112
20 Dec 2009Marathon2:30:13, Justin Jacobs2:59:09, Kristi Arledge752
½-Marathon71:38, Trevor Beesley84:41, Shannon Miller1219
19 Dec 2010Marathon2:29:17, Justin Gillette2:41:30, Kim Pawelek874
½-Marathon64:19, Neil McDonagh77:32, Karen Harvey1401
18 Dec 2011Marathon2:31:47, Scott Mackley2:45:24, Shannon Miller828
½-Marathon66:55, David Jankowski74:04, Alissa McKaig1324
20 Dec 2012Marathon2:23:50, Austin Richmond2:43:23, Maria Korobitskaia1034
½-Marathon69:11, Bret Fransen75:37, Alissa McKaig1301
29 Dec 2013Marathon2:34:13, Nicholas Maedel2:45:35, Mariska Kramer869
½-Marathon73:26, Chris Mutai83:16, Donna Bernardis1428


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