Twenty-four American men run under 1:05:00 at Philadelphia Half Marathon

October 31, 2015 0

Big day for Americans at the 2015 AARC Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon. Press release and details to follow.

Forty-three American athletes ran qualifying times for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials, and most impressively 17 men and five women ran under the qualifying standard for the very first time to punch their ticket to Los Angeles next February:

MEN:
Timothy Ritchie 1:01:22
Jake Riley 1:03:23
Dan Tapia 1:03:54
Ben Bruce 1:04:08
Tom Anderson 1:01:10 – Great Britain
Chris Kwiatkowski 1:04:10
Kiya Dandana 1:04:15
John Raneri 1:04:28 (PB was 1:08:06)
Carlos Jamieson 1:04:29 (PB was 1:07:43)
Ty McCormack 1:04:29 (Debut)
Matt Fischer 1:04:30 (Debut)
Jovanny Godinez 1:04:31 (PB was 1:05:12)
Louis Serafini 1:04:32 (PB was 1:05:48)
Stephen Kersh 1:04:37 (Debut)
Brogan Austin 1:04:39 (Debut)
Matt Gillette 1:04:38 (Debut)
Sam Morse 1:04:40 (PB was 1:05:42)
Kieran J. O’Connor 1:04:41 (PB was 1:06:52)
Alex Monroe 1:04:41 (Debut)
Mark Pinales 1:04:45 (Debut)
Bo Waggoner 1:04:50 (PB was 1:08:19)
Rory Tunningley 1:04:53 (PB was 1:06:29)
John Bleday 1:04:59 (PB was 1:08:37)
Matt Sonnenfeldt 1:05:51 (PB was 1:07:57)

WOMEN:

Megan Krifchin 1:09:50
Neely Spence Gracey 1:09:58
Alisha Williams 1:10:31
Kellyn Taylor 1:10:59
Brianne Nelson 1:11:53
Anjie Orjuela  1:12:20
Adriana Nelson 1:12:35
Mattie Suver 1:12:36
Marta Mekonen 1:12:37
Jen Rhines 1:12:45
Katie Di Camillo 1:12:48
Dot McMahan 1:13:12
Laura Batterink 1:13:13
Tina Muir 1:13:21
Hillary Mongomery 1:13:35 (Debut)
Bridget Lyons 1:13:51 (PB was 1:22:16)(HUGE PR)
Joanna Thompson 1:14:09 (PB was 1:15:11)
Jen Rock 1:14:39 (Debut)
Melanie Brender 1:14:40 (Debut)

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