12th Garmin Marathon wraps up with strong winning performances

                       MEDIA ADVISORY

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 22, 2015

Contact: Jeff Bollig, Director of Communications

Office (913) 764-1050, Cell (913) 449-1635, jbollig@olathe.org

12th Garmin Marathon wraps up with strong winning performances

 

(Olathe, Kan). — The 12th Garmin Marathon was conducted Saturday, April 18 in Olathe as nearly 4,000 runners from 47 states participated in the Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, Team Relay Marathon and Munchkin (kids) Run.

 

The overall winner of the marathon for the female division was Nicole Jarvis, Tulsa, 3:07.34 and the overall male marathon winner was Kory Cool, Manhattan, Kan., 2:46.55. The overall female division half marathon winner was Brooke Waters, Shawnee, Kan., 1:26.14 and the overall male half marathon winner was Jesse Hugo, Tulsa, 1:18.43. The overall female division 10K winner was Christina Schneider of Leawood, Kan., at 41:38 and the overall 10K male winner was Chris Thielker, Olathe, Kan., 39:32. (NOTE: See below for age group winners for each race).

 

A complete listing of the full field may be accessed at http://ozrun.org/results-photos/

 

“We continue to receive positive feedback about the race, the city of Olathe, the accommodations, our volunteers and the overall hospitality our citizens,” Race Director and VP of Olathe Convention and Visitors Bureau Ashley Arnold said. “When you get almost 4,000 people from 47 states to participate, that says something. We are appreciative of the participants, the 400-plus volunteers, the city staff including police, fire, public works and others, and our sponsors. We could not do this without the contributions of all.”

 

The Garmin Marathon is an outgrowth of the former NAIA Marathon conducted in Olathe. It is produced by the Olathe Chamber of Commerce, the City of Olathe, and Olathe Conventions & Visitors Bureau. A portion of the proceeds of the event go the Olathe Mayor’s Christmas Tree Fund. Last year, the fund was a record $175,000 and was shared by 16 non-profits serving the Olathe community.

 

Sponsors for the event included: Enterprise Bank (pasta dinner), Sysco (paper goods & volunteer food supplies), Blue Cross & Blue Shield (finish line sponsor), Pepsi Beverages Co. (water & Gatorade), Hilton Garden Inn (official hotel), Whole Foods Market (healthy snacks) Tyson (food), Crawford Sales (beverages), Fry Wagner (storage), Graebel Moving (logistics), Holmes Murphy (packet pickup) and 810 WHB (media partner).

 

Next year’s event will be run April 16, 2016.

 

About the Olathe Chamber of Commerce

The Olathe Chamber of Commerce is the largest chamber in Johnson County and the second largest chamber in the Kansas City area. It was the first chamber in the state to receive Five-Star Accreditation from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce – a designation obtained by only 1 percent of the nation’s chambers. Its vision is to be the voice of business that advances the economic well-being and quality of life in Olathe. Its mission is to foster a progressive community through inspired leadership, balanced economic growth, highest educational opportunities and responsive government to ensure a quality family business environment. Visit at www.olathe.org.

About the Olathe Convention and Visitors Bureau

The Olathe Convention and Visitors Bureau is a division of the Olathe Chamber of Commerce and works in conjunction with the City of Olathe to promote awareness about our community. Olathe is the home of big city adventures and small town escapes.

 

About Garmin International

Garmin International Inc. is a subsidiary of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN). Garmin Ltd. is incorporated in Switzerland, and its principal subsidiaries are located in the United States, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. For more than 25 years, Garmin has pioneered new GPS navigation and wireless devices and applications that are designed for people who live an active lifestyle. Garmin serves five primary business units, including automotive, aviation, fitness, marine, and outdoor recreation. For more information, visit Garmin’s virtual pressroom at garmin.com/newsroom, contact the Media Relations department at 913-397-8200.



Garmin Marathon Age Group Winner – Female

Under 18 – Anne Mawhinney, St. Marys, Kan., 3:59.23

19-24 – Kara Bartels, Davenport, Iowa, 3:40.14

25-29 – Ashley Brouillette, Raytown, Mo., 3:49.17

30-34 – Jennifer Goldstein, San Mateo, Calif., 3:29.16

35-39 – Nicole Jarvis, Tulsa, 3:07.34

40-44 – Angela Slavens, Westwood Hills, Kan., 3:50.49

45-49 – Mary Flaws, Waukegan, Wisc., 3:29.24

50-54 – Gert August, LaGrange Park, Ill., 3:32.22

55-59 – Christine Kelly, Albuquerque, 4:24.50

60-64 – Dorothy Lupariello, Shelton, Conn., 4:30.04

65-69 – Diana Bahr, Leavenworth, Kan., 6:35.59

70- plus – Carol Goslin, Kansas City, Mo., 5:56.16

 

Garmin Marathon Age Group Winner – Male

Under 18 – Calix Fattmann, Walnut Shade, Mo., 4:28.42

19-24 – Blake Pierce, Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. 2:59.02

25-29 – Kory Cool, Manhattan, Kan., 2:46.55

30-34 – Robert Kalescky, Richardson, Texas, 3:01.17

35-39 – Levi Saxe, Columbia, Mo., 3:03.27

40-44 – James Vaughn, Plano, Texas, 3:09.06

45-49 – Tim Maass, Seymour, Wisc., 3:03.27

50-54 – Mark Pearson, Inver Grove Heights, Minn., 2:59.03

55-59 – Jimmy Enge, Minneapolis, Minn, 3:34.32

60-64 – Steven Horning, Independence, Mo., 4:00.10

65-69 – Joe Edgecombe, Panama City, Fla., 4:04.41

70-plus – Bill Perry, Lee’s Summit, Mo., 5:13.23

 

Garmin Half Marathon Age Group Winner – Female

Under 18 – Sophie Westbrooke, Lawrence, Kan., 1:58.47

19-24 – Jess Connery, Kansas City, Mo., 1:29.59

25-29 – Janelle McKinney, Independence, Mo., 1:33.13

30-34 – Katie Hauser, Columbia, Mo., 1:28.00

35-39 – Brooke Waters, Shawnee, Kan., 1:26.14

40-44 – Jamie Cousatte, Adair, Okla., 1:32.36

45-49 – Sara Snow, Maryville, Mo., 1:41.57

50-54 – Kelly Dippold, Overland Park, 1:39.43

55-59 – Julie Kaftan, Council Bluffs, Iowa, 1:53.20

60-64 – Mary Davenport, Paola, Kan., 2:04.05

65-69 – June Neer, Overland Park, Kan., 2:11.26

70 – plus – Marjorie Werly, Emporia, Kan. 2:54.46

 

Garmin Half Marathon Age Group Winner – Male

Under 18 – Bailey Schoenhofer, Overland Park, Kan., 1:48.21

19-24 – Alex Volstromer, Kansas City, Mo. 1:22.01

25-29 – Jesse Hugo, Tulsa, 1:18.43

30-34 – Matt O’Reilly, Lawrence, Kan., 1:21.53

35-39 – Rikki Hacker, (No hometown listed), 1:21.04

40-44 – Robert Zuch, Shawnee, Kan., 1:25.30

45-49 – Tom May, Columbia, Mo., 1:31.30

50-54 – Ronald Simon, Lenexa, Kan., 1:34.36

55-59 – Chris Glatt, Overland Park, Kan. 1:37.04

60-64 – Greg Hall, Leawood, Kan., 1:41.36

65-69 – William Begley, Beverly Hills, Mich., 1:56.29

70 – plus Vern Kincheloe, Macon, Mo., 2:04.15

 

Garmin 10K Age Group Winners – Female

Under 18 – Emily Nee, Lee’s Summit, Mo., 52:22

19-24 – Kelsey Han, Overland Park, 51:05

25-29 – Christina Schneider, Leawood, Kan., 41:38

30-34 – Karen Watkins, Wellsville, Kan., 42:07

35-39 – Marisa Meyer, (No Hometown Listed), 46:20

40-44 – Victoria Holdsworth, Paola, Kan., 53:36

45-49 – Stephanie Ruf, Olathe, Kan., 51:05

50-54 – Stephanie Patelli, Basehor, Kan., 55:28

55-59 – Judy Armance, Lenexa, Kan., 59:48

60-64 – Elizabeth Anderson, Roeland Park, Kan., 1:31.05

65-69 – No Participants

70- plus – Toshiko Galloway, Hurst, Texas, 1:29.28

 

Garmin 10K Age Group Winners – Male

Under 18 – Cameron McKinney, Lee’s Summit, Mo., 48:35

19-24 – Mark Thornberry, Kansas City, Mo., 47:31

25-29 – Chris Thielker, Olathe, Kan., 39:32

30-34 – Sam Bruner, Olathe, Kan., 47:26

35-39 – Joe Schrick, Overland Park, Kan., 45.56

40-44 – Shayne Leffert, 47:31

45-49 – Glenn Stellhorn, Overland Park, Kan., 41:30

50-54 – Jeff Sturman, Olathe, Kan., 47:34

55-59 – Ralph Patelli, Basehor, Kan., 55:28

60-64 – John Giggey, Lenexa, Kan., 52:52

65-69 – Danny Bartel, Overland Park, Kan., 46:58

70-plus – David Booth, Tyler, Texas, 54:01



 

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