Thousands took to the rolling terrain of Duluth and the North Shore on Saturday for the 36th annual Grandma's Marathon and the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon.
From Fridley, 16 runners completed the marathon. In the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon, 12 runners from Fridley finished.
For placement info and complete race results, check out the Grandma's Marathon website.
Berhanu Girma, 25 of Cambridge, won the marathon; Everlyne Lagat, 31, of Albuquerque, led the women. In the half-marathon, Jack Delehanty, 25, of Minneapolis placed first overall, and Kelly Brinkman of Bloomington, 31, placed first among women.
Fridley Grandma's Marathon Runners:
Michael Hlusak, 35, finished with a time of 3:08:41 (placing 262 of of 5,785 overall)
Here are all the Fridley finishers, with their ages and times:Michael Hlusak 35 3:08:41 John Sippola 39 3:09:37 Katie Morrissey 26 3:34:51 Elisha Slama 25 3:43:05 Thomas Campbell 32 3:44:48 Kathleen Madden 54 3:45:56 Charles Storevik 44 3:47:36 Alison Johnson 29 3:51:42 Dennis Murphy 57 3:54:34 Tammy Bredahl 33 3:56:04 Wati Hlusak 35 4:00:22 Ryan Murphy 25 4:20:44 Mary Horoshak 29 4:25:36 Nicholas Clements 31 4:26:12 Courtney Ehlers 33 5:44:03 Jessica Holmstrom 30 5:46:53
Fridley Garry Bjorklund Half-marathon Runners:
Also finishing the half marathon was Jessica Rossing, a 2004 Fridley High School graduate who now lists Duluth as home, with a time of 1:30:49. (Thanks to Noel Thompson for calling attention to her finish.)