Grandma's Marathon attracts large group of area runners
A large group of local runners took part in the 2013 Grandma’s Marathon on Saturday. The race course took the runners from Two Harbors, Minn., to Duluth. A total of 5,613 runners completed this year’s 26.2-mile race.
A number of local runners turned in personal-best times in the race under cool conditions along Lake Superior. The top finisher among the local runners was Joy Keller of Deer Park, who finished the trek in 3:19.42.
Name Age City Time
Joy Keller 40 Deer Park 3:19:42
Alex Halvorson 19 Hammond 3:14.24
Sean Fitzgerald 35 New Richmond 3:21:22
Jeff Johnston 58 Deer Park 3:21:35
Joe Kelzer 43 New Richmond 3:24:42
Tammy Briseno 36 Amery 3:26:22Sara Petersen 32 New Richmond 3:33:38Jerry Rogers 46 New Richmond 3:34:02Joseph Evans 56 New Richmond 3:42:33Maggie Demulling 23 Star Prairie 3:42:33Stephanie Hoff 33 Somerset 3:42:50Teri Sharp 32 New Richmond 3:44:42David Wirth 48 New Richmond 3:59:22Shelly Peterson 45 New Richmond 4:12:24Chris Lemay 31 New Richmond 4:12:31Jill Beskar 31 New Richmond 4:15:27Jessica Lemay 31 New Richmond 4:15:46Jessica Porter 39 Somerset 4:21:17Gary Schram 52 Hammond 4:28:47Shawn Demulling 39 New Richmond 4:31:48Emily Talapa 19 Hammond 4:39:46Mitchell Katner 19 Hammond 4:40.45Lonnika Barbee 23 New Richmond 4:45:23Brandy Anderson 40 New Richmond 4:51:20Jenna Buckel 19 Hammond 4:52:38Leah Sanders 34 New Richmond 4:55:39Brad Sharp 35 New Richmond 4:56:03Linda Stefonek 59 New Richmond 5:07:44Katelyn Lange 25 Hammond 5:10:55Jim Baillargeon 68 Somerset 5:52:45Dave Roos 33 Roberts 6:43:17
A crowd of 6,618 runners completed the Garry Bjorklund 13.1-mile Half Marathon in Duluth on Saturday. Dan Wells of New Richmond was the top local runner, finishing in 1:30.27. Jordan Bringgold of Roberts was 12 seconds behind Wells.Name Age City TimeDan Wells 51 New Richmond 1:30:27Jordan Bringgold 16 Roberts 1:30:39Hannah Demulling 26 Baldwin 1:41:38Aimee Brugler 43 New Richmond 1:42:08Marc Wainionpaa 34 Somerset 1:52:00Elijah Wayne 36 New Richmond 1:51:12Andrew Skala 18 Hammond 1:53:09Jolene Burton 37 Roberts 1:53:45Erin Danovsky 34 Hammond 1:54:14Rashelle Wayne 37 New Richmond 1:54:27Maggie Evans 20 New Richmond 1:54:43Tyler Lindquist 19 New Richmond 1:55:36Jean Bringgold 41 Roberts 1:58:53Tera Busker 34 Roberts 2:02:11Cristin Wainionpaa 34 Somerset 2:02:59Jennifer Fletch 33 Hammond 2:07:22Andrew Marrier 44 Star Prairie 2:07:23Karen Brunkhorst 38 New Richmond 2:11:04Caleb Anton 12 New Richmond 2:11:27Jennifer Langeness 32 New Richmond 2:18:30Mark Kellaher 34 New Richmond 2:19:28Jason Anton 38 New Richmond 2:20:29Caleb Lent 12 Roberts 2:41:34Jacob Anton 15 Hammond 2:41:42Melissa Anton 37 New Richmond 2:43:17Carolyn Lent 39 Roberts 2:44:54Angela Jensen 38 Hammond 2:44:59Molly Heintz 23 New Richmond 2:56:26Cashton Langeness 33 New Richmond 2:57:17Tracy Anton 41 Hammond 3:40:25