Deena Kastor Sets US Half Marathon Masters Record – Runs 71:38

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by LetsRun.com
April 14, 2014

Weeks after coming up just short, American Deena Kastor now holds the US women’s masters mark in the half marathon. Yesterday in Central Park, Kastor ran 71:38 to win the More Fitness/Fitness Magazine Women’s Half Marathon. Kastor eclipsed Colleen De Reuck‘s previous mark of 71:50.

Three weeks ago in Dallas, Kastor had run 71:57 under windy conditions at the Rock ‘N’ Roll Dallas Half Marathon.

Top 4 Results Appear below courtesy of Race Results Weekly.

More Magazine | Fitness Magazine Women’s Half-Marathon (11th)
Central Park, New York, NY, USA; Sunday, April 13
Distance: 21.1 km, certified two-loop course with significant hills
Finishers: 6844 women (down from race record 7550 last year; largest all-women’s half-marathon in the USA)

1. Deena Kastor, 41, Mammoth Lakes, CA       1:11:38 CR* $1000
2. Tsehay Getiso, 21, New York, NY (ETH)     1:15:07       750
3. Aregash Gubae, 22, Bronx, NY (ETH)        1:18:35       500
4. Muliye Gurmu, 30, New York, NY (ETH)      1:25:08       250
*Course and event record; previous 1:13:25, Kastor, 2013. Also USA 40-44 record; previous 1:11:50, Colleen De Reuck, Philadelphia, 17-Sep-2006

Deena Kastor gets the 13.1 record. Photo by Jane Monti for RRW.

Deena Kastor gets the 13.1 record. Photo by Jane Monti for RRW.


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