Mississippi Blues Marathon

Jackson MS/USA

Website: www.msbluesmarathon.com

Race Winners (40 runnings)
09 Jan 2016 2:35:13 Bryan Morseman (NY/USA) 3:15:47 Shandra Moore (TX/USA)
10 Jan 2015 2:41:39 Jay List (NY/USA) 2:57:40 Kari Elliott (AB/CAN)
11 Jan 2013 2:43:27 Ryan Henderson (MS/USA) 3:15:31 Lindsey Pierret (CT/USA)
05 Jan 2013 2:16:48 Craig Leon (OR/USA) 2:36:30 Truphena Chemeli Tarus-2
07 Jan 2012 2:20:28 Richard Tirop Kessio (KEN) 2:43:56 Malika Mejdoub (MAR)
08 Jan 2011 2:19:47 Peter Kemboi Chemaoy (KEN) 2:40:18 Truphena Chemeli Tarus (KEN)
09 Jan 2010 2:19:16 Jaynocel Basweti (KEN) 2:37:44 Janet (Bawcom) Cherobon Kogo-2
03 Jan 2009 2:18:53 Edward Tabut (KEN) 2:46:29 Davina Chepkosgei (KEN)

05 Jan 2008

2:25:01

Alene Reta (ETH)

2:48:37

Janet (Bawcom) Cherobon Kogo (KEN)

13 Jan 2007

2:52:11

Jim George (MS/USA)

3:30:01

Yukiko Nishide (NY/USA)

14 Jan 2006

2:41:30

Chuck Engle-2

3:10:50

Tracy Stewart (CO/USA)

15 Jan 2005

2:45:17

Leonard Vergunst (MS/USA)

3:23:16

Kimberly Whitman (USA)

10 Jan 2004

2:57:52

Greg Gearhart-6

3:38:02

Yvonne Mayberry (TX/USA)

11 Jan 2003

2:42:43

Chuck Engle (MS/USA)

3:40:17

Christie Barber-2

12 Jan 2002

2:37:54

Kevin Phillips-2

3:27:34

Laurie Kearney (CA/USA)

13 Jan 2001

2:37:59

Bryan Smith (LA/USA)

3:36:01

Christie Barber (MS/USA)

15 Jan 2000

2:49:18

Chris Erchbach (USA)

3:30:39

Becky Chastain (USA)

12 Dec 1998

2:43:39

David Audet (NH/USA)

3:38:32

April Kaper (USA)

13 Dec 1997

2:50:47

Rex Lyon (USA)

2:59:18

Stephanie Black (MS/USA)

08 Dec 1996

2:50:50

Kevin Phillips (MS/USA)

3:04:14

Becky Wall (USA)

09 Dec 1995

2:40:06

Tony Huffman (USA)

3:18:24

Kathy Armstrong (USA)

10 Dec 1994

2:42:54

Rodney Pearson-4

3:27:19

Marion Nooe (USA)

11 Dec 1993

2:38:12

John Collins (USA)

3:38:07

Teresa Day (USA)

12 Dec 1992

2:25:28

Rodney Pearson-3

3:21:04

Amelia Ingenot (USA)

14 Dec 1991

2:28:31

Greg Gearhart-5

3:07:27

Ann Ringlein (NE/USA)

08 Dec 1990

2:35:25

Jeff Keady-2

3:19:44

Karen Geraci (USA)

09 Dec 1989

2:36:39

Greg Gearhart-4

3:16:38

Linda Owen-2

12 Nov 1988

2:36:59

Greg Gearhart-3

3:22:56

Linda Owen (USA)

14 Nov 1987

2:35:26

Cullen Crothers (USA)

3:21:13

Deborah Ethredge-2

15 Nov 1986

2:31:11

Greg Gearhart-2

3:10:22

Ann Hawkins (USA)

14 Dec 1985

2:28:44

Rodney Pearson-2

3:19:57

Pam Bowen-2

08 Dec 1984

2:25:30

Todd Smoat (USA)

3:13:32

Pam Bowen (USA)

03 Dec 1983

2:25:38

Greg Gearhart (USA)

3:04:02

Ginny Hornberger-2

04 Dec 1982

2:23:44

Rodney Pearson (MS/USA)

3:12:22

Ginny Hornberger (MS/USA)

12 Dec 1981

2:28:20

Jeff Keady (MS/USA)

3:11:34

Deborah Ethredge (USA)

13 Dec 1980

2:28:09

Tom Leach (TN/USA)

3:16:28

Linda Nesbit (USA)

08 Dec 1979

2:33:51

John Decker (USA)

3:17:23

Joyce Urish (USA)

09 Dec 1978

2:29:20

Jim Ewing (MS/USA)

3:56:18

Kathy Ryan (MS/USA)

17 Dec 1977

2:41:57

Joel Longerin (USA)

5:02:14

Nancy Alexander (USA)

11 Dec 1976

2:38:45

Tom English (USA) .
Notes: 1976 was the inaugural year. This event was known the Pepsi Marathon for 1986 and was the RRCA Championships. It was known as the Trustmark Phidippides Marathon from 1988 thru 1990 and as the Mississippi Marathon for all other years prior to 2008.. For 1978-1980, the race started in Natchez Trace and finished in Clinton; for 1981-1984, the race was held in Jackson; for 1985-87 and 1991-2007 the race was held in Clinton; for 1988-1990 the race was held in Madison.  The 2011 race was the RRCA championships.


Most Wins (1976-date)

Men

6

Greg Gearhart (MS/USA) 1983,1986,1988-89,1991,2004

Women

2

Ginny Hornberger (MS/USA) 1982-83
Pam Bowen (USA) 1984-85
Deborah Ethredge (USA) 1981,1987
Linda Owen (USA) 1988-89
Christie Barber (MS/USA) 2001,2003
  Janet (Bawcom) Cherobon Kogo (KEN) 2008,2010
  Truphena Chemeli Tarus (KEN) 2011,2013


Prize Money
(ADR qualified runners)

Year        Men      Women      Total
2014=>     none       none       none
2013    $14,700    $14,700    $29,400
2012     11,500     11,500     23,000
2011     13,700     13,700     27,400
2010     13,700     14,700     28,400
2009     12,500     12,500     25,000
2008     11,500     12,500     24,000
Sums    $77,600    $79,600   $157,200

Race Time Bias (sec/km) Year Men Women 2011 +4.2 n/c
Competitive Level (1990-date)
Year     Men   Women
2013     152      91
....     
2011     161      27
....     
2009     317      66


Quality Performances

Men
<2:17       1
<2:18       2
<2:19       4
<2:20       9

Women
<2:38       2
<2:40       2
<2:42       4
<2:44       6
<2:46       8
<2:48      11
<2:50      14

Last Updated on 11 Jan 2016

Contributors: Jim & Judy Myrich, Jack Leydig (1)