River Bank 25 km

Grand Rapids MI/USA

Website: www.53riverbankrun.com

Race Winners (37 runnings)
10 May 2014 1:14:08 Samson Gebreyohanes Gezahai (ERI) (nc) 1:25:26 Kellyn Johnson (AZ/USA) (nc)
11 May 2013 1:14:07 Julius Kipyego Keter (KEN) (nc) 1:25:45 Chemutai Rionotukei (KEN) (nc)
12 May 2012 1:15:10 Robert Kiprotich Letting (KEN) (nc)

1:24:36

Janet (Cherobon) Bawcom (GA/USA) (nc)
14 May 2011 1:15:41 Fernando Cabada-2 (CO) (nc)

1:25:38

Molly Pritz (PA/USA) (nc)
08 May 2010 1:14:42 Andrew Carlson (MN/USA) (nc)

1:23:46

Firehiwot Dado Tufa (ETH) (nc)
09 May 2009 1:15:36 Isaac Kimaiyo Kemboi (KEN) (nc)

1:27:16

Genoveva Kigen Chelegat (KEN) (nc)
10 May 2008 1:15:07 Brian Sell (MI/USA) (nc)

1:29:32

Caroline Chepkorir (KEN) (nc)

12 May 2007

1:14:25

Julius Kibet Kosgei (KEN) (nc)

1:25:54

Kathryn McGregor (MN/USA) (nc)

13 May 2006

1:14:21

Fernando Cabada (VA/USA) (nc)

1:27:47

Viktoriya Klimina (RUS) (nc)

14 May 2005

1:13:27

Simon Wangai Njuguna-2 (nc)

1:25:15

Colleen deReuck (CO/USA) (nc)

08 May 2004

1:15:16

Simon Wangai Njuguna (KEN) (nc)

1:26:39

Alevtina Ivanova (RUS) (nc)

10 May 2003

1:16:13

Dan Browne (CO/USA) (nc)

1:27:28

Albina Ivanova (RUS) (nc)

11 May 2002

1:13:56

Ronald Mogaka Boraya (KEN) (nc)

1:26:57

Teresa Wanjiku Mbugua-2 (nc)

12 May 2001

1:14:06

John Kagwe-2 (nc)

1:24:39

Svetlana Zakharova-2 (nc)

13 May 2000

1:16:26

Joseph Kariuki-3 (nc)

1:27:35

Svetlana Zakharova (RUS) (nc)

08 May 1999

1:14:09

Joseph Kariuki-2 (nc)

1:26:51

Teresa Wanjiku Mbugua (KEN) (nc)

09 May 1998

1:13:55

Joseph Kariuki (KEN) (nc)

1:28:46

Margaret Kagiri (KEN) (nc)

10 May 1997

1:15:21

John Kagwe (KEN) (nc)

1:26:54

Kim Jones (USA) (nc)

11 May 1996

1:15:21

Alfredo Vigueras (USA) (nc)

1:29:47

Jane Welzel (USA) (nc)

13 May 1995

1:15:20

Keith Brantly (FL/USA) (nc)

1:27:14

Elaine vanBlunk (USA) (nc)

14 May 1994

1:15:01

Simon Karori (KEN)

1:25:26

Olga Appell (USA)-3

08 May 1993

1:16:06

Jerry Lawson (USA)

1:27:27

Olga Appell-2

09 May 1992

1:14:47

Bill Reifsnyder (PA/USA)

1:26:47

Olga Appell (MEX)

11 May 1991

1:15:31

Mark Plaatges (RSA)

1:28:29

Marcia Narloch (BRA)

12 May 1990

1:15:26

Brian Sheriff-2

1:27:02

Diane Gentry-5

13 May 1989

1:16:34

Brian Sheriff (ZIM)

1:25:34

Diane Gentry-4

14 May 1988

1:15:56

Mark Smith (MI/USA)

1:28:39

Diane Gentry-3

09 May 1987

1:16:12

Greg Meyer-7 (nc)

1:28:17

Diane Gentry-2 (nc)

10 May 1986

1:16:38

Greg Meyer-6

1:24:43

Joan Samuelson-4

11 May 1985

1:16:58

Greg Meyer-5

1:27:25

Joan Samuelson-3

12 May 1984

1:17:56

Doug Kurtis (MI/USA)

1:32:18

Diane Gentry (USA)

07 May 1983

1:16:49

Greg Meyer-4

1:31:08

Jeanne Lasee (USA)

08 May 1982

1:15:00

Greg Meyer-3

1:26:31

Joan Samuelson-2

09 May 1981

1:14:09

Herb Lindsay (USA)

1:26:21

Joan Samuelson (ME/USA)

10 May 1980

1:16:02

Greg Meyer-2

1:37:46

Karen Blackford MI/(USA)

12 May 1979

1:14:29

Greg Meyer (MI/USA)

1:36:39

Cheryl Bridges (USA)

13 May 1978

1:17:24

Bill Rodgers (MA/USA)

1:42:09

Diane Culp (USA)
Notes: 1978 was the inaugural year. The course used for the 1981-82 races was remeasured as 150 m short. It is assumed that the 1978-80 races were also significantly short.

(nc) => national champion

2014 Christopher Landry was the national champion (2nd place, 1:14:18)
2013 Mohamed Trafeh was the national champion (2nd place, 1:14:18)
2013 Dorothy McMagon was the national champion (2nd place, 1:25:52)
2012 Joseph Chirlee was the national champion (2nd place, 1:15:10)
2010 Kathyrn McGregor was the national champion (3rd place, 1:26:24)
2009 Dan Browne was the national champion (2nd place, 1:15:56)
2009 Sally Meyerhoff was the national champion (2nd place, 1:27:28)
2008 Paige Higgins was the national champion (3rd place, 1:30:49)
2007 Brian Sell was the national champion (2nd place, 1:14:49)
2006 Turena Johnson-Lane was the national champion (2nd place, 1:28:42)
2005 Brian Sell was the national champion (4th place, 1:15:27)
2004 Dan Browne was the national champion (2nd place, 1:16:21)
2004 Debbi Kilpatrick was the national champion (4th place, 1:31:14)
2003 Christine Clifton was the national champion (2nd place, 1:29:30)
2002 David Morris was the national champion (6th place, 1:17:15)
2002 Jeanne Hennessy was the national champion (2nd place, 1:27:18)
2001 Chad Johnson was the national champion (4th place, 1:16:11)
2001 Milena Glusac was the national champion (3rd place, 1:26:04)
2000 Shawn Found was the national champion (3rd place, 1:17:45)
2000 Kristen Beaney was the national champion (2nd place, 1:28:53)
1999 Todd Williams was the national champion (4th place, 1:17:15)
1999 Christine McNamara was the national champion (3rd place, 1:28:05)
1998 John Sence was the national champion (3rd place, 1:16:15)
1998 Shelly Steely was the national champion (2nd place, 1:29:06)
1997 John Sence was the national champion (3rd place, 1:15:58)

Most Wins (1978-date)

Men

7

Greg Meyer (USA) 1979-80,1982-83,1985-87

Women

5

Diane Gentry (USA) 1984,1987-90


Prize Money
(ADR qualified runners)

Year        Men      Women      Total
2014    $24,250    $24,400    $48,650
2013     25,050     24,850     49,900
2012     24,550     24,400     48,950
2011     15,600     15,600     31,200
2010     23,350     22,950     46,300
2009     19,600     19,600     39,200
2008     20,750     18,200     38,950
2007     21,250     20,950     42,200
2006     20,650     19,600     40,250
2005     20,350     21,150     41,500
2004     19,600     20,850     40,450
2003     21,150     20,550     41,700
2002     21,250     20,650     41,900
2001     21,250     20,950     42,200
2000     21,150     20,850     42,000
1999     21,450     21,150     42,600
1998     19,250     20,050     39,300
1997     19,250     19,950     39,200
1996     16,050     16,525     32,575
1995     14,850     14,100     28,950
1994     16,200     12,550     28,750
1993     15,850     13,650     29,500
1992      9,300     10,400     19,700
1991      9,500      9,500     19,000
1990      8,500      8,000     16,500
1989      8,500      8,500     17,000
1988      8,500      7,000     15,500
Sums   $487,000   $476,925   $963,925
Race Time Bias (sec/km)
Year     Men   Women
2014    -3.2    -4.0
2013    -4.7    -4.9
2012    -3.1    -4.0
2011    -2.2    -0.2
2010    -2.9    -1.0
2009    -3.7    +2.1
2008    -3.3    -1.9
2007    -2.7    -0.2
2006    -3.8    -1.1
2005    -2.9    +0.4
2004    -2.6    -0.5
2003    -0.9    -0.6
2002    -0.9    -5.5
2001    -2.7    -3.4
2000    -1.0    +1.8
1999    -2.7    -3.4
1998    -1.8    -3.0
1997    -0.8    -3.7
1996    -2.1    -1.2
1995    -3.8    -3.3
1994    -4.0    -1.8
1993    -0.8    -0.4
1992    -4.3    -1.5
1991    -3.9    -2.8
1990    -3.8     n/c
1989    -2.5     n/c
....
1983    -0.4     n/c
....     
1981    -3.4     n/c
Avgs    -2.7    -1.8

Note: 1981 not included in averages

Competitive Level (1990-date)

Year     Men   Women
2014     528     419
2013     551     473
2012     458     495
2011     395     368
2010     438     511
2009     526     503
2008     406     273
2007     417     486
2006     473     364
2005     542     547
2004     484     453
2003     365     331
2002     594     248
2001     517     627
2000     492     492
1999     482     490
1998     538     398
1997     388     456
1996     244     156
1995     367     425
1994     355     448
1993     278     551
1992     312     396
1991     n/c     424

Quality Performances

Men
<1:13:30       1
<1:14:00       4
<1:14:30      14
<1:15:00      22
<1:15:30      38
<1:16:00      57
<1:16:30      85
<1:17:00     113
<1:17:30     148
<1:18:00     186
<1:18:30     224
<1:19:00     249

Women
<1:24:00       1
<1:25:00       5
<1:26:00      16
<1:27:00      29
<1:28:00      56
<1:29:00      80
<1:30:00     113
<1:31:00     141
<1:32:00     175

Note: For 1983 to date.


Last Updated on 13 May 2014

Contributor: Marty Post