Rocket City Marathon

Huntsville AL/USA

Website: www.runrocketcity.com

Race Winners (40 runnings)
10 Dec 2016 2:28:51 Evan Gaynor (OH/USA) 2:41:45 Erica Speegle (AL/USA)
12 Dec 2015 2:28:48 William Martin (TN/USA) 2:51:54 Jeannette Faber (TN/USA)
13 Dec 2014 2:25:30 Chris Lemon (OH/USA) 2:59:41 Erin Toothman (IN/USA)
14 Dec 2013 2:27:25 Josh Whitehead (AL/USA) 2:46:36 Justyna Mudy-2
08 Dec 2012 2:25:18 Geoffrey Kiplagat Terer (KEN) 2:46:58 Justyna Mudy (POL)
10 Dec 2011 2:20:05 Daniel Kirwa (KEN)

2:51:27

Jenny Hitchings (CA/USA)
11 Dec 2010 2:24:37 Daniel Ellis (AL/USA)

2:54:21

Candace Jacobs (AL/USA)
12 Dec 2009 2:26:23 David Riddle (AL/USA)

2:37:56

Janet Cherobon Kogo-3
13 Dec 2008 2:21:23 Josh Cox (CA/USA)

2:48:00

Jill Horst (GA/USA)

08 Dec 2007

2:27:05

Sammy Nyamongo-2

2:48:01

Janet Cherobon Kogo-2

09 Dec 2006

2:23:32

Joseph Chirlee (KEN)

2:51:47

Janet Cherobon Kogo (KEN)

10 Dec 2005

2:23:54

Sammy Nyamongo (KEN)

2:51:09

Jessica Bliss (IN/USA)

11 Dec 2004

2:26:47

Garrick Hill (NC/USA)

2:58:56

Sarah Llaguno (NC/USA)

13 Dec 2003

2:20:25

Michael Green (ENG)

2:44:25

Alevtina Naumova-2

14 Dec 2002

2:22:02

Dennis Simonaitis (UT/USA)

2:41:44

Ramilya Burangulova (RUS)

08 Dec 2001

2:20:21

Gennadiy Temnikov (RUS)

2:39:38

Alevtina Naumova (RUS)

09 Dec 2000

2:21:38

Andrey Shalagin (RUS)

2:44:52

Michelle LaFleur (NY/USA)

11 Dec 1999

2:20:39

Grzegorz Olszowik-2

2:43:58

Elvira Kolpakova (RUS)

12 Dec 1998

2:19:13

Elly Rono (KEN)

2:48:18

Christine Nichols (OH/USA)

13 Dec 1997

2:26:07

Grzegorz Olszowik (POL)

2:44:09

Cindy Keeler (FL/USA)

14 Dec 1996

2:18:28

Travis Walter (NC/USA)

2:45:33

Roxi Erickson (NE/USA)

09 Dec 1995

2:20:43

David Honea (NC/USA)

2:47:05

Debra Gormley-3

10 Dec 1994

2:27:45

Rob Lee (VA/USA)

2:48:10

Debra Gormley-2

11 Dec 1993

2:24:41

Mike Harrison (VA/USA)

2:46:23

Debra Gormley (MN/USA)

12 Dec 1992

2:20:52

Dave Dunham (NH/USA)

2:47:03

Betsy Frick-2

14 Dec 1991

2:22:46

Robert Hodge (MA/USA)

2:45:47

Betsy Frick (GA/USA)

08 Dec 1990

2:17:01

Kenneth Judson (PA/USA)

2:44:10

Cheryl Boessow-3

09 Dec 1989

2:20:29

Chris Prior-2

2:46:16

Cheryl Boessow-2

10 Dec 1988

2:17:26

Craig Thompson (TN/USA)

2:48:57

Cheryl Boessow (AL/USA)

12 Dec 1987

2:16:39

Chris Prior (OH/USA)

2:44:01

Kim Trupp-2

13 Dec 1986

2:17:39

Jeff Rawlins-2

2:45:14

Karlene Herrell-2

14 Dec 1985

2:21:05

Jeff Rawlins (OH/USA)

2:39:12

Karlene Herrell (NE/USA)

15 Dec 1984

2:19:41

Joseph Leuchtmann (MO/USA)

2:43:11

Kim Trupp (AL/USA)

10 Dec 1983

2:14:17

Bryan Pownall (OH/USA)

2:32:22

Lisa Ondieki (AUS)

11 Dec 1982

2:13:46

Edward Sheehan (AL/USA)

2:38:24

Jane Buch-2

12 Dec 1981

2:13:27

Phil Coppess (IA/USA)

2:47:36

Marjorie Podgajny (ME/USA)

13 Dec 1980

2:12:21

Louis Kenny (IRL)

2:45:18

Peggy Schott (IL/USA)

15 Dec 1979

2:17:32

Kevin Brower (NC/USA)

2:56:37

Jane Buch (OH/USA)

16 Dec 1978

2:17:03

Steve Bolt-2

2:56:02

Shirley Silsby (FL/USA)

17 Dec 1977

2:17:35

Steve Bolt (AL/USA)

2:52:37

Phyllis Hines (TN/USA)
Notes: 1977 was the inaugural year.


Most Wins (1977-date)

Men

2

Steve Bolt (AL/USA) 1977-78
Jeff Rawlins (OH/USA) 1985-86
Chris Prior (OH/USA) 1987,1989
Grzegorz Olszowik (POL) 1997,1999

Women

3

Cheryl Boessow (AL/USA) 1988-90
Debra Gormley (MN/USA) 1993-95
  Janet Cherobon Kogo (KEN) 2006-07,2009


Prize Money
(ADR qualified runners)

Year        Men      Women      Total
2016     $2,050     $3,800     $5,850
2015      3,000      3,000      6,000
2014      2,050      1,000      3,050
2013      3,000      3,500      6,000
2012      3,250      4,000      7,250
2011      3,000      4,000      7,000
2010      1,750      4,250      6,000
2009      2,250      3,750      6,000
2008      3,250      2,500      5,750
2007      3,250      3,750      7,000
2006      1,750      3,000      4,750
2005      1,750      2,750      4,500
2004      2,750      3,250      6,000
2003      7,750      6,400     14,150
2002      8,500      8,400     16,900
2001     10,000      8,500     18,500
2000      6,250      8,250     14,500
1999      7,750      8,750     16,500
1998      7,700      7,200     14,900
1997      7,000      8,250     15,250
1996      7,250      7,250     14,500
1995      8,000      7,000     15,000
1994      7,000      5,750     12,750
1993      6,000      6,000     12,000
1992      5,000      4,250      9,250
1991      3,000      5,500      8,500
1990      6,000      6,000     12,000
1989      4,250      4,250      8,500
1988      4,500      5,500     10,000
1987      3,750      5,000      8,750
1986      5,500      5,250     10,750
Sums   $148,300   $160,050   $308,350

Race Time Bias (sec/km)

Year     Men   Women
2001    +3.7     n/c
2000    +0.1    +2.0
1999    -0.9    +2.8
1998    +1.0    +4.1
1997    -0.5    +2.6
1996    -0.3    +2.7
1995    +1.3    +2.2
1994    +1.7     n/c
Avgs    +0.5    +2.7

Competitive Level (1990-date)

Year     Men   Women
2001      46     n/c
2000     110     n/c
1999     159     n/c
1998     114     n/c

Quality Performances

Men
<2:13       1
<2:14       3
<2:15       6
<2:16       9
<2:17      17
<2:18      32
<2:19      45
<2:20      61

Women
<2:34       1
<2:36       1
<2:38       1
<2:40       7
<2:42       9
<2:44      12
<2:46      24
<2:48      43
<2:50      58

Number of Finishers

Year    Men   Wmn    Tot
2016    667   361   1028
2015    773   499   1272 
2014    906   557   1463   
2013    829   517   1346
2012    752   392   1144 
2011    752   378   1139   
2010    787   360   1147    
2009    846   410   1256    
2008    777   344   1121    
2007    906   365   1271    
2006    688   262    950    
2005    594   218    812    
2004    588   178    766    
2003    665   221    876    
2002    634   181    815   
2001    890   285   1175    
2000    779   235   1014   
1999    754   215    969   
1998    665   201    866   
1997    612   185    797   
1996    696   187    883   
1995    856   213   1069   
1994    651   128    779   
1993    742   148    890   
1992    729   145    874   
1991    748   171    919   
1990    827   145    972   
1989    709   140    849   
1988    741   131    872   
1987    645   118    763   
1986    717   147    864   
1985    580   106    686   
1984    746   106    852   
1983    971   138   1109   
1982   1152   148   1300   
1981   1174   132   1306   
1980    748    66    814   
1979    706    40    746   
1978    590    33    623   
1977    309    14    323   
Sums  29891  8820   38711
M/F                  3.39   


Last Updated on 12 Dec 2016

Contributors: Harold Tinsley, Jim Oaks