Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Tallahassee's top 10K road times in 2013

Stanley Linton and Kevin SullivanWhile working on the 2013 list of Tallahassee's top 5K times on certified courses, I started wondering why there wasn't curiosity about the fastest times at other distances. I eventually decided that it's not that no one cares, it's that their curiosity is easily satisfied. For example, do you want to know the fastest marathon ever run in Tallahassee? Look up the past winners of the Tallahassee Marathon. There aren't any other marathon-length races in town. Similarly, if you're wondering about the fastest 10 mile, you'd look at the Gulf Winds Track Club's Ten-Mile Challenge, the only 10 mile in town. There are many different 5K events on the roads of Tallahassee, but there has never been more than one 12K, 20K, half-marathon, 30K, or marathon. Look at the history of those solitary events, and you'll know the city's best times at those distances.

Stefanie SlekisThat's not the case with the 10K, though. Ten-kilometer races haven't proliferated like 5K runs, but there has always been more than one or two around. In the Tallahassee area there were four 10K races on USATF certified courses in 2013: the Thomasville Road Baptist Church 10K in March, Gulf Winds Track Club's Springtime 10K in April, the Conley Yellow Jacket Swarm 10K in early November, and GWTC's Tallahassee Turkey Trot 10K in late November.

So finding the ten fastest 10K times in 2013 isn't as simple as listing the top ten finishers in the Springtime 10K.

But it isn't impossibly complicated, either. So here are Tallahassee's top 10K performers and their performances for 2013 through the Tallahassee Turkey Trot 10K on 28 November 2013. Unless someone suddenly stages a race on a certified course, these are the final rankings for the year.

Top Tallahassee 10K Performances by Men on Certified Road Courses in 2013
(Through 3 December 2013)
RankTimeAthleteAgeDateRacePlaceCourse Number
1. 31:42Kevin Sullivan392013-04-06GWTC Springtime 10K1FL11044EBM
2. 32:32Stanley Linton192013-04-06GWTC Springtime 10K2FL11044EBM
32:38     Linton202013-11-28GWTC Turkey Trot 10K1FL11113EBM
3. 33:16Caleb Carmichael282013-04-06GWTC Springtime 10K1FL11044EBM
34:00     Linton192013-03-02Thomasville Road Baptist Church 10K1FL09126EBM
4. 34:00Jack Redwing262013-04-06GWTC Springtime 10K2FL11044EBM
5. 34:01Nate Kaiser332013-04-06GWTC Springtime 10K1FL11044EBM
6. 34:06Stephen Cox302013-11-28GWTC Turkey Trot 10K2FL11113EBM
7. 34:14Chris Lake252013-04-06GWTC Springtime 10K2FL11044EBM
8. 34:28Jonathan Campbell182013-04-06GWTC Springtime 10K3FL11044EBM
34:33     Cox292013-04-06GWTC Springtime 10K4FL11044EBM
9. 34:52Riley Doherty212013-11-28GWTC Turkey Trot 10K3FL11113EBM
34:55     Kaiser332013-03-02Thomasville Road Baptist Church 10K2FL09126EBM
10.35:03Zach Deveau262013-11-28GWTC Turkey Trot 10K4FL11113EBM
35:09     Kaiser342013-11-28GWTC Turkey Trot 10K5FL11113EBM
11. 35:11Roger Schmidt212013-04-06GWTC Springtime 10K5FL11044EBM
12. 35:58Gabriel Albaladejo212013-04-06GWTC Springtime 10K6FL11044EBM
13. 36:16Jay Wallace482013-04-06GWTC Springtime 10K7FL11044EBM
36:19     Schmidt212013-03-02Thomasville Road Baptist Church 10K3FL09126EBM
14. 36:35Eric Godin292013-11-28GWTC Turkey Trot 10K6FL11113EBM
15. 36:40Sean Hudson422013-04-06GWTC Springtime 10K8FL11044EBM
16. 36:47Brian Manry342013-04-06GWTC Springtime 10K9FL11044EBM
36:56     Albaladejo212013-03-02Thomasville Road Baptist Church 10K4FL09126EBM
37:00     Godin292013-04-06GWTC Springtime 10K10FL11044EBM
17. 37:01Tony Guillen442013-04-06GWTC Springtime 10K11FL11044EBM
18. 37:06Andrew Smyth262013-04-06GWTC Springtime 10K12FL11044EBM
19. 37:15Emery Ward252013-04-06GWTC Springtime 10K13FL11044EBM

37:20     DeVeau252013-04-06GWTC Springtime 10K14FL11044EBM
20. 37:23Peter Kaus292013-04-06GWTC Springtime 10K15FL11044EBM
21. 37:25Myles Gibson462013-04-06GWTC Springtime 10K16FL11044EBM
37:32     Guillen442013-11-02Conley Yellow Jacket Swarm 10K1FL11084EBM
37:53     Guillen442013-03-02Thomasville Road Baptist Church 10K5FL09126EBM
22. 37:58Geb Kiros462013-04-06GWTC Springtime 10K17FL11044EBM

Top Tallahassee 10K Performances by Women on Certified Road Courses in 2013
(Through 3 December 2013)
RankTimeAthleteAgeDateRacePlaceCourse Number
1. 36:05Stefanie Slekis252013-04-06GWTC Springtime 10K1FL11044EBM
2. 37:11Sheryl Rosen282013-04-06GWTC Springtime 10K2FL11044EBM
3. 38:00Seeley Gutierrez372013-11-28GWTC Turkey Trot 10K1FL11113EBM
38:40     Rosen282013-03-02Thomasville Road Baptist Church 10K1FL09126EBM
4. 39:22Katie Showman312013-04-06GWTC Springtime 10K3FL11044EBM
5. 39:46Melissa Thompson282013-04-06GWTC Springtime 10K4FL11044EBM
40:34     Showman312013-03-02Thomasville Road Baptist Church 10K2FL09126EBM
6. 40:36Micah Adriani352013-04-06GWTC Springtime 10K5FL11044EBM
41:10     Adriani352013-03-02Thomasville Road Baptist Church 10K3FL09126EBM
7. 41:25Mary Anne Grayson472013-04-06GWTC Springtime 10K6FL11044EBM
8. 41:31Karen Geletko342013-04-06GWTC Springtime 10K7FL11044EBM
9. 41:40Renee Cox262013-11-28GWTC Turkey Trot 10K2FL11113EBM
10. 41:59Kate Harrison212013-11-28GWTC Turkey Trot 10K3FL11113EBM
11. 42:27Kristine Cox352013-04-06GWTC Springtime 10K8FL11044EBM
42:33     R. Cox252013-04-06GWTC Springtime 10K9FL11044EBM
42:36     Harrison212013-04-06GWTC Springtime 10K10FL11044EBM
12. 42:36Marci Gray382013-04-06GWTC Springtime 10K11FL11044EBM
42:41     Showman322013-11-28GWTC Turkey Trot 10K4FL11113EBM
42:47     R. Cox262013-11-02Conley Yellow Jacket Swarm 10K1FL11084EBM
13. 42:52Vicky Droze372013-04-06GWTC Springtime 10K12FL11044EBM


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