Plan on joining the 10th Annual Sedona Marathon Event on January 31, 2015!!
Congratulations on participating in the 9th Annual Sedona Marathon Event in beautiful Sedona, Arizona on February 1, 2014!
Race Results are posted! More than 2,600 people registered for the Sedona Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K and 5K!Congratulations if you won your age group! Medals for the top 3 male and female age group winners in all four races will be mailed to you this week.
Congratulations to our Overall winners!
The Full Marathon Men’s Division was dominated by Flagstaff, Arizona runners: Thomas Rivers Puzey, 29, came in first place with a time of 2:46:20. In second place with a time of 2:48:55 was Gary Krugger, 28; followed by last year’s champion Brian Tinder, 34, with a final time of 2:55:29.
Full Marathon Women’s Division: Randi Simon, 39, from Prescott Valley came in first place with a time of 3:30:20. Jennifer Saarelaninen, 37, from Salt Lake City, Utah came in second place with a time of 3:38:28. Megan Kiczek, 29, from Pennsylvania, was hot on Jennifer’s heals with a time of 3:38:43.
Half Marathon Men’s Division: Jonathan Hall, only 17 years old from Flagstaff, AZ, came in first place with a final time of 1:17:45. Nick Goodman, 35, from Fountain Hills, Arizona, finished second place with a time of 1:22:34; followed by John Bogen from Flagstaff, 56, with a time of 1:26:00.
Half Marathon Women’s Division: Brenda Williams, age 39 from Cornville, Arizona finished first place with a spectacular time of 1:28:34. Michelle Grey, 27, from Flagstaff, AZ came in second place with a time of 1:40:34. The third place finisher, Robin Marquis, 46, from Page, Arizona, came in with a final time of 1:42:07.
10K Men’s Division: Alvin Begay, 23, from Ganado, Arizona took the gold with a great time of 35:23. Aaron Biah, 21, from Flagstaff, Arizona came in second place with a time of 37:41. Joe Carver, 32, came in third place with a time of 38:12, also from Flagstaff, Arizona.
10K Woman’s Division: First place was taken by 14 year old Allyson Arellano, last year’s winner, from Cottonwood, Arizona with superb time of 41:21. Corrin Kalinich, 17, came in second place with a final time of 44:35 from Flagstaff, Arizona. The third place finisher, Sedona resident Sherry Christoff, 52, finished at 45:12.
5K Men’s Division: First place winner was Peyton Sventek, age 13 from Flagstaff, Arizona, with a time of 18:36. In second place was Sam Barton, 16, from Bermuda Dunes, California with a final time of 19:24; immediately followed by Wren Cooperrider, 14, from Flagstaff, Arizona at 19:47.
5K Women’s Division: Valentina Nyhart, 15, from Flagstaff, Arizona won with a fabulous time of 20:48. Povi Plank, a 13 year old Sedona resident came in second place with a time of 21:09. Holly Enzler from Ukiah, California captured third place with a time of 22:11.
Sedona Marathon Event introduces our NEW 2014 T-Shirt Design
The Sedona Chamber of Commerce, for the first time ever, offered the opportunity for all ages and abilities to enter a t-shirt design for the 9th Annual Sedona Marathon Event on February 1, 2014.
Four design finalists were chosen by the Sedona Marathon Event Leadership Team, then placed on Sedona Marathon Facebook page. Our fans then choose the winner by voting with LIKES and COMMENTS. The winning art design by Megan G. Kerber, appeared on over 2,600 t-shirts given to registrants at Packet Pick-Up and on race day. Kerber's art design was also featured on social media outlets, and e-newsletters. Kerber was recognized on Race Day at the Start/Finish line and was awarded a prize of $250 cash!
We will be sending out the application and details for the 2015 Sedona Marathon Event "T-Shirt Design Contest" in the Fall of 2014.
There are volunteer positions for every type of person - whether you want to be at the center of the competition or behind the scenes. If you are interested in volunteering for this exciting event, please call (928) 204-1123, email Donna Retegan at firstname.lastname@example.org or Brenda Andrusyszyn at email@example.com. You can also stop by the Sedona Chamber of Commerce Visitor Welcome Center in Uptown Sedona at 331 Forest Road and State Route 89A.
There will be a $250 award for the best aid station. The $250 will be donated to the non-profit organization of the winners choice, so get your team of volunteers together, get creative and have FUN!
Congratulations to El Rincon and Keep Sedona Beautiful for winning the 2014 Best Aid Station contest! El Rincon graciously donated their cash award to their aid station partner Keep Sedona Beautiful.
Join us in celebrating Sedona and being part of a rich tradition of healthy, sustainable living in Red Rock Country - and help grow overnight business at time when we really need it. Thank you for your consideration and your help in making this event a success. To inquire about sponsorships, please contact Jennifer Wesselhoff at 928-204-1123 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
trip planning and further Sedona information, be sure to go to VisitSedona.com.