Grandma's Marathon 2012 Race Results for Fridley Runners

Fridley residents laced up their running shoes this weekend in Duluth.

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:


Edd Kalamanski



Molly Malone Patil



Constance Campbell



Shannon Grant



Chris Nutting



Mark Zelenak



Daniel Zibell



Lindsay Wedgewood



Karly Mangen



Carl Hoiby



Annette Beck



Judy Hoiby



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.)

Chris Nutting June 18, 2012 at 12:43 PM
Thanks for the mention! Come and join us for the second annual Heights Hustle 5K next Sat. @ the Columbia Heights high school track (8:00 am start). Race winds through the neighborhoods and finishes back at the track. Register on Active.com. Chris Nutting
Scott Lund June 18, 2012 at 03:04 PM
Congrats to all the Fridley racers, running in a marathon is quite a feat! If any of the local racers happen to attend this weeks Fridley 49er Days events, look me up. I would like to shake your hand and give you a personal congratulations. Scott Lund Fridley Mayor
Chris Steller June 18, 2012 at 03:49 PM
Congratulations on your finish, Chris, and thanks guys for the reminders about two (count 'em, two) local races coming up this week! A general reminder that anyone can post any event in Fridley free at Fridley Patch at http://fridley.patch.com/events/new. (If the event is outside of Fridley, email me the details at chris.steller@patch.com and I'll post it.)
Michael Hlusak June 19, 2012 at 10:58 PM
Thanks for the write-up on Grandmas! This Fridley resident will not be cutting his grass for a few days :) Michael Hlusak


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