Runners conquer half-marathon route in fifth ‘run to the altar’

Marking the wedding anniversary for Jan and Megan Spurkland, an impressive number of runners and walkers took to the “Run to the Altar,” an uphill 13.1-mile half marathon course, Saturday. 

According to a list of finishers and times posted on the web, the men’s fastest runner was Tim Blackmon with a time of 1:52:02, which was slightly slower than last year’s 1:46:30 finish by Connor McCarron.

For the women, Stacey Buckelew took first in 1:58:47, finishing ahead of the 2012 women’s first-place finisher, Jane Wiebe with 2:05:17.  

Results for the Kachemak Bay Running Club-sponsored event included:

 

MEN: 1. Tim Blackmon, 1:52:02; 2. Carl Seger, 1:56:39; 3. John Elias, 2:00:01; 4. Ryan Abbott, 2:00:10; 5. Wilfred Roedl, 2:00:30; 6. Mike Petersen, 2:01:38; 7. Andrei Tsyganenko, 2:04:10; 8. Andy Haas, 2:04:44; 9. Sean Campbell, 2:10:46; 10. Paul Gutzler, 2:22:40; 11. Dexter Lowe, 2:42:15; 12. Derek Bynagle, 2:43:14; 13. Rob Downey, 2:52:14; 14. Bruce Hess, 3:00:45.

 

WOMEN: 1. Stacey Buckelew, 1:58:47; 2. Megan Spurkland, 2:07:04; 3. Liz Roedl, 2:10:09; 4. Jane Wiebe, 2:24:30; 5. Devry Garity, 2:26:23; 6. Megan Woods, 2:26:32; 7. Lila Johnson, 2:27:15; 8. Jen Booz, 2:27:21; 9. Rali Ana Guerrini, 2:27:49; 10. Joell Slade-House, 2:28:55; 11. Jeanette Shafer, 2:33:23; 12. Annie Ridgely, 2:36:24; 13. Alecia Stafford, 2:36:28; 14. Edrei Evarts, 2:36:43; 15. Sierra Carr, 2:36:46; 16. Kathy Sarns-Irwin, 2:38:03; 17. Rhianna Carr, 2:39:44; 18. Victoria Krogman, 2:40:44; 19. Catriona Lowe, 2:42:15; 20. Peggy Crowe, 2:44:28; 21. Amber Lukin, 3:03:08; 22. Polly Hess, 3:05:52; 23. Emilie Springer, 3:08:25; 24. Sally Burns, 3:09:24; 25. Tania Spurkland, 3:13:55; 26. Hillery Daily, 3:15:11; 27. Suzanne Seguela, 3:26:20; 28. Heather Renner, 3:39:31; 29. Emilie Otis, 3:39:31

 

WALKERS: 1. Lisa Stafford, 3:52:04; 2. Marilyn Berg, 3:52:04; 3. Theresa Halpin, 3:52:04; 4. Tara Schmidt, 3:55:23; 5. Sydney Webb, 3:55:23; 6. Karen Marquardt, 4:37:00; 7. Melissa Cloud, 4:37:00; 8. Marylou Burton, 4:37:00; 9. Ruth Dickerson, 4:37:00; 10. Sally Wills, 4:37:00; 11. Reba Temple, 4:37:00; 12. Lynn Temple, 4:37:00.

 

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