Erdahl, Varty lead area runners at Twin Cities Marathon

Dallas Erdahl and Jill Varty, both with connections to the Elk River cross country program, were the Star News area’s top finishers in the Twin Cities Marathon on Sunday.

Erdahl, 21, former Elk CC runner, finished in 3:07.03, placing 10th of 157 in his age/gender division, and 287th of 4,919 men.

Varty, 51, Elk CC volunteer assistant coach, placed third among 199 in her division, and 93rd of 3,928 women overall, finishing in 3:14.22.

They were the leaders among 48 men and 27 women with Elk River, Rogers, Zimmerman or Otsego addresses.

Meanwhile, Elk CC coach Michael Niziolek played 16th among 462 in his division, and 287th among men overall, with 3:07.52.

The winners were Nicholas Arciniaga, 30, of Arizona, Kenya native, in 2:13.11, and Annie Bersagel, 30, who grew up in Apple Valley and lives in Norway, with 2:30.52 to lead the women.

 

Star News area finishers

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Dallas Erdahl, 21, Elk River, 3:07.03

Michael Niziolek, 52, Elk River, 3:07.52

Blake Thompson, 19, Elk River, 3:18.58

Nate Ley, 20, Elk River, 3:21.13

Chad Kreuser, 33, Elk River, 3:22.01

Jeff Rapacz, 42, Otsego, 3:27.08

Nicholas Owens, 34, Rogers, 3:28.16

Brock Carlson, 38, Elk River, 3:31.00

Joshua Moen, 25, Rogers, 3:39.22

Stanley Stanislowski, 37, Elk River, 3:48.35

Paul Warzecha, 30, Elk River, 3:51.26

Aaron Miller, 41, Elk River, 3:53.40

Patrick Fox, 53, Elk River, 3:56.01

Steve Neubauer, 55, Rogers, 3:56.23

Daniel Gilbert, 31, Otsego, 3:58.04

Michael Benson, 27, Otsego 4:00.24

Craig Carlson, 46, Otsego, 4:01.08

Greg Haakonson, 40, Rogers, 4:04.40

Paul Schultz, 32, Rogers, 4:04.45

Jason Pichler, 33, Rogers, 4:05.56

Sean Harris, 33, Otsego, 4:09.28

Shane Martin, 38, Zimmerman, 4:09.31

Ryan Truax, 27, Rogers, 4:12.55

Pete Nelson, 55, Elk River, 4:14.14

Robert Tatro, 51, Zimmerman, 4:17.25

Marc Crepeau, 25, Elk River, 4:19.31

Robert Wild, 20, Elk River, 4:20.14

Michael McLachlan, 25, Otsego, 4:24.40

Sacha Yasseri, 39, Otsego, 4:26.45

Tim Miller, 29, Elk River, 4:28.06

Paul Kinneberg, 50, Zimmerman, 4:29.04

Scott Pugh, 36, Rogers, 4:30.36

David Steele, 26, Rogers, 4:31.15

Jacob Weidner, 20, Elk River, 4:35.17

Brad Gerbrding, 42, Otsego, 4:37.05

Mike Konkle, 51, Rogers, 4:37.08

Donald Warneke, 24, Elk River, 4:37.36

Lane Schoening, 42, Zimmerman, 4:40.19

Donald Crook, 58, Elk River, 4:40.30

Jason Otten, 40, Rogers, 4:43.28

Kent Graves, 44, Elk River, 4:46.41

Larry McNichols, 69, Elk River, 4:47.02

David Roseland, 35, Elk River, 5:02.48

Tom Burr, Rogers, 49, 5:03.38

Robert Walerius, 32, Otsego, 5:23.35

David Burkland, 27, Otsego, 5:24.38

Terry Warnke, 40, Elk River, 5:36.29

Nathan Wendland, 33, Elk River, 5:58.35

 

 WOMEN

Jill Varty, Elk River, 51, 3:14.22

Cindy Hauser, 33, Rogers, 3:37.31

Laurel Sipe, 38, Zimmerman, 3:41.39

Joni Busch, 46, Rogers, 3:42.33

Laura Klein, 41, Elk River, 3:53.03

Sarah Warzecha, 29, Otsego, 4:03.35

Amy Miller-Strand, 36, Otsego, 4:07.40

Julie Larson, 39, Otsego, 4:08.09

Sarah Gute, 36, Zimmerman, 4:11.35

Cindy Alcorn, 60, Elk River, 4:13.31

Alison Conrad, 55, Elk River, 4:22.32

Gina Morgan, 41, Elk River, 4:27.49

Amie Benson, 41, Rogers, 4:35.35

Jennifer Johnson, 34, Elk River, 4:35.36

Jeanna Christ, 40, Elk River, 4:38.22

Melissa Christensen, 36, Elk River, 4:38.22

Molly Peterson, 36, Elk River, 4:38.23

Trina Sachs, 44, Rogers, 4:38.34

Bonnie Behl, 42, Zimmerman, 4:42.10

Bridget Reilly, 29, Otsego, 4:48.28

Amy Schmidtbauer, 37, Rogers, 4:56.26

Mary Sayler, 52, Rogers, 4:59.12

Jody Hammre, 53, Zimmerman, 5:07.05

Brooke Jamieson, 23, Rogers, 5:40.40

Jo Richmond, 47, Elk River, 5:41.11

Rene Sorbel, 31, Rogers, 5:42.52

Kristin Rose, 33, Otsego, 5:44.32

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