Some More Weekend Road Results From RNR New Orleans Half And All-America City 10K

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by Race Results Weekly
February 6, 2017

Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans Marathon, Half-Marathon (8th) & 10-K (3rd)
New Orleans, LA, USA; Sunday, February 5

Distances: 42.195 km (LA10005JF) and 21.1 km (LA10004JF); both certified and rolling point-to-point courses.  Races share the same start and finish lines, beginning at 20 feet (about 6m) elevation and finishing at 16 feet (about 5m) elevation (no significant elevation loss).  Marathon has negligible elevation loss of .057m/km; start/finish separation of 16.38% of the race distance (record-standard course).  Half-Marathon has negligible elevation loss of .0288m/km; start/finish separation 32.77% of the race distance (by IAAF/USATF standards this is a record-standard course, which allows for 50% start/finish separation).  Also 10 km.

Finishers: Marathon, 1323 men + 1502 women = 2825 total (down from 3625 last year); Half-Marathon, 3150 men + 6058 women = 9208 total (down sharply from 11,553 last year); 10 km 768 men + 1714 women = 2482 total (down from 2613 last year)

Prize Money: Not reported

Course Records: Marathon, 2:18:49, Fred Joslyn, 2011; Women, 2:46:06, Karen Barlow (AUS), 2010; Half-Marathon, Men, 1:00:59, Mo Farah (GBR), 2013; Women, 1:07:25, Meseret Defar (ETH), 2013

NOTE: Neely Gracey successfully defended her title here in the women’s race, running about three minutes faster than last year –Ed.

Half-Marathon (gun times):
MEN –
1. Jack St. Marie, 24, La Jolla, CA, 1:09:04
2. David Smith, 25, Houston, TX, 1:10:19
3. Jonnathan Varela Obando, 37, CRC, 1:10:36

WOMEN –
1. Neely Gracey, 26, Boulder, CO, 1:11:02
2. Tori Tyler, 29, Oakland, CA, 1:18:15
3. Amanda Scott, 29, Boulder, CO, 1:18:50
4. Caitlin Keen, 25, Fort Worth, TX, 1:21:39
5. Rachel Hyland, 30, Andover, MA, 1:21:45
6. Lauren Philbrook, 29, Auburn, AL, 1:21:45

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All-America City 10-K (35th)
Edinburg, TX, USA; Sunday, February 5
Distance: 10 km
Finishers: 2466 (up from 2200 last year)
Prize Money: See primary details below
Course Records: Men, 28:04.1, Julius Kogo (KEN), 2015; Women, 32:05.3, Buze Diriba (ETH), 2016
NOTE: Men’s defending champion Julius Koskei finished third this year.  Also, Haron Lagat received USA citizenship last October, so was eligible for USA prize money –Ed.

MEN (extended gun times) –
1. Julius Keter, KEN             28:48.3  $4700
2. Gezahegn Abera, ETH           28:59.3   2700
3. Julius Koskei, KEN            29:02.1   2000
4. Kiya Dandena, USA             29:08.5   2000a
5. Haron Lagat, USA              29:43.3   1500a
6. Ryan Dohner, USA              29:56.3   1000a
7. Ty McCormack, USA             30:10.5
8. Ridouane Harrouifi, MAR       30:31.6
9. Mark Pinales, USA             31:03.9
10. Ben Fletcher, USA             31:40.2

WOMEN (extended gun times) –
1. Gladys Yator, KEN             32:15.2  $4700
2. Shewarge Alene Amare, ETH     32:26.4   2700
3. Joan Aiyabei, KEN             32:44.6   2000
4. Risper Gesebwa, KEN           33:50.1
5. Karla Diaz Munoz, MEX         34:28.4
6. Tricia Terry, USA             34:44.1   2000a
7. Hillary Montgomery, USA       34:58.4   1500a
8. Lauren Smith Stroud, USA      34:59.5   1000a
9. Robin Galloso, USA            36:17.2
a = Earned USA citizen prize money


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