Dallas Erdahl leads area runners at Grandma’s Marathon

Dallas Erdahl was the top Elk River area finisher in the 36th annual Grandma’s Marathon on Saturday, finishing 482nd among 5,784 runners.

Erdahl, 20, former Elk who qualified for state his senior year of cross country, had a time of 3:20:01 for the 26.2-mile run from Two Harbors to Duluth,  in his first marathon.  University of Minnesota student was 225th among 2,342 in his division.

Amy Visci, 37, was the first area female to finish, in 3:36:05. She was 964th among 5,784 overall, and 27th among 363 in her age/group division.

Finishing high in their divisions were Chad Kreuser, 32, 421st among 1,342; Tina Ostroot, 50, 17th among 128; Candice Nemes, 17,  eighth among 35, and Larry McNichols, 67, 15th among 50.

Grandma’s Marathon champion was Lamech Mokona, 25, of Ethiopia, in 2:12:25, with Evarlyn Lagat, 31, of New Mexico leading the women in 2:33:14.

Following is a list of finishers with Elk River, Rogers and Zimmerman addresses.

 

ELK RIVER

Men

Dallas Erdahl, 20, 3:20:01

Chad Kreuser, 32, 3:41:53

Richard Van Patten, 52, 3:56:18

Justin Lindner, 26, 3:58:08

Brett Riewe, 39, 4:08:39

Kent Graves, 42, 4:09.51

Michael Hesse, 46, 4:22:42

Dennis Johnson, 54,  4:24:37

Abram  Griffiths, 24, 4:26:49

Larry McNichols, 67, 4:37:34

Donald Crook, 57, 4:56:50

Michael Brinza, 47, 4:51:32

Curtis Clausen, 55, 4:55:16

David Roseland, 34, 5:01:34

Thomas Koteles, 52, 5:24:03

Tavis Pike, 31, 6:10:54

Dennis Alexander, 37; 6:36:36

 

Women

Amy Visci, 37, 3:36:05 … 964/5784 … 190/2362 … 27/363

Tina Ostroot, 50, 3:47:20 … 17/128

Candice Nemes, 17, 4:08:43 … 8/35

Jolene Schwietering, 35, 4:26:;56

Mandy Pietrzak, 28, 4:47:02

Barb Woodroffe, 41, 4:47:02

Lisa Holien, 51, 4:57:12

Heidi Reker, 37, 4:59:05

Amber Rist, 30, 4:59:08

Jill Jopp, 50, 4:59.36

Michelle Shefveland, 51, 5:06:02

Linda O’Leary, 48, 5:16:32

Sandra Olson, 55, 5:22:12

Michelle Koteles, 52, 5:24:02

Kirsten Anderson, 32, 6:10.54

Pamela Nemes, 49, 6:19:41

Rose Alexander, 38, 6:36:37

 

ROGERS

Men

Casey Schmidt, 43, 3:40:39

Roger Galloway, 35, 4:14:45

Michael Groth, 20, 4:35:18

Don Pfeifer, 28, 4:36:13

Greg Sachs, 43, 5:21:18

Chad Kurtz, 35, 5:25:19

 

Women

Caitlin Bayer, 20, 4:35:19

Tonya Schneider, 27, 4:36:13

Kelly Kemp, 32, 4:53:36

Amie Benson, 40, 4:55:00

Trina Sachs, 43, 5:21:18

 

ZIMMERMAN

 Men

Shane Hipsag, 42, 4:00:04

Jason Sendzik, 39, 4:15:25

Shane Martin, 36,  4:28:53

Joshua Kunze, 33, 4:30:23

Rob Hoehn, 38, 4:42:53

 

Women

Bonnie Behl, 40, 4:25: 54

 

 

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