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Rock 'n' Roll Mardi Gras Half Marathon

Teenager Liam Burke won the men’s race in 1:11:35 and Karen Lockyer the women’s race in 1:20:29 on Sun, Feb. 2 in the Rock ‘n’ Roll Mardi Gras Half-Marathon in New Orleans, La.

Mark Hobbs finished second in the men’s race, 62 seconds behind the winner, in 1:12:37. Only six seconds behind him was Robert Wade, who finished third in 1:12:43.

Heather Sullivan was the runner-up in the women’s race with a time of 1:22:50. Beverly Antunes finished third in 1:24:14.

 

First-timer or Boston-bound, the marathon and half marathon courses are flat, fast and fun. Live bands, cheer squads and themed water stations add inspiration to every mile.

2014 Race Winners · 2013 Results · 2012 Results · 2011 Results

Division Clock Time Name Age State/Country
Overall Male Winner 1:11:35 Liam Burke 18 Portland, OR
2nd Male Finisher 1:12:37 Mark Hobbs 36 Stockholm, Sweden
3rd Male Finisher 1:12:43 Robert Wade San Antonio, TX
4th Male Finisher 1:14:15 David Johnson 31 Plainfield, IL
5th Male Finisher 1:14:46 Steven Ryan 34 Brooklyn, NY
6th Male Finisher 1:15:11 Matthew Eyler 27 New Orleans, LA
7th Male Finisher 1:15:48 Nick Purdy 25 Bownsburg, IN
8th Male Finisher 1:16:24 Jon Autrey 31 Memphis, TN
9th Male Finisher 1:17:20 Matt Flynn 27 Media, PA
10th Male Finisher 1:17:46 Rob Chenoweth 45 Chicago, IL
Overall Female Winner 1:20:29 Karen Lockyer 29 USA
2nd Female Finisher 1:22:50 Heather Sullivan 26 USA
3rd Female Finisher 1:24:14 Beverly Antunes 31 USA
4th Female Finisher 1:27:21 Sarah Lannom 26 Cambridge. Ma
5th Female Finisher 1:28:26 Stephanie Zammit 39 USA
6th Female Finisher 1:30:34 Laura Zaunbrecher 31 USA
7th Female Finisher 1:30:36 Sarah Hammes 25 USA
8th Female Finisher 1:30:41 Karen Ruhland 37 USA
9th Female Finisher 1:31:06 Jaime Sauer 37 USA
10th Female Finisher 1:31:39 Jessica Sebor 29 USA

2014 Age-Group Winning Times · 2013 Results · 2012 Results · 2011 Results

Division Chip Time Name State/Country Age Age-Graded
1st Men 40-49 1:17:46 Rob Chenoweth IL 45 82.58
2nd Men 40-49 1:22:19 Jim Pultorak TX 44 77.38
3rd Men 40-49 1:23:16 Gary Rosenberg NJ 43 75.88
1st Men 50-59 1:24:59 Mark Carver TN 54 81.57
2nd Men 50-59 1:25:16 David Brunner GA 50 78.52
3rd Men 50-59 1:26:10 Leonard Vergunst MS 58 83.38
1st Men 60-69 1:36:24 Graham Astley MI 61 76.64
2nd Men 60-69 1:37:42 Ken Mire LA 64 77.82
3rd Men 60-69 1:41:24 Victor Barkoski MI 64 74.98
1st Men 70+ 2:01:29 Glenn Herzog TX 71 67.21
2nd Men 70+ 2:06:00 Craig Sherman LA 74 67.43
3rd Men 70+ 2:06:53 Tomas Depaulis TN 70 63.64
1st Women 40-49 1:34:25 Leslie Hoffmann CO 47 76.29
2nd Women 40-49 1:35:18 Valerie Wolfe OR 48 76.41
3rd Women 40-49 1:35:41 Ruth Ann Gannon LA 45 73.84
1st Women 50-59 1:31:39 Barbara Gubbins NY 54 85.60
2nd Women 50-59 1:37:01 Cristina Matos Distrito Nacional 50 76.86
3rd Women 50-59 1:39:59 Kim Locher GA 52 76.48
1st Women 60-69 1:50:34 Danny Williams MS 61 78.05
2nd Women 60-69 1:53:32 Linda Kelly TX 62 77.11
3rd Women 60-69 1:54:15 Therese Molina CA 61 75.54
1st Women 70+ 2:31:42 Judy Bomer OK 70 65.28
2nd Women 70+ 2:47:13 Jean Gardner CA 70 59.22
3rd Women 70+ 2:51:01 Pat Douglas MS 71 58.87

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At A Glance
Best Road Races
LocationNew Orleans, LA
Race DistanceHalf Marathon
Race Date 2015January 25, 2015
  Race Date 2014  February 2, 2014
  Race Date 2013  February 24, 2013
  Race Date 2012  March 4, 2012
  Race Date 2011  February 13, 2011
Start Time7:00 AM
Age Group Awards5 Year
Entry Fee90.00
Race ResultsLink to Results
 
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First-timer or Boston-bound, the marathon and half marathon courses are flat, fast and fun. Live bands, cheer squads and themed water stations add inspiration to every mile.

 

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Rock 'n' Roll Mardis Gras Marathon

Ben Bruce ran an impressive 2:21:56 to win the Rock ‘n’ Roll Mardi Gras Marathon in New Orleans on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 2.

He finished almost 6½ minutes ahead of the second-place runner, Ryan McGuire, who was clocked in 2:28:21. Steve Chu finished third in 2:28:43.

Andrea Duke won the women’s race in 2:58:55.

Livvy Jernigan was second in 3:02:48 and Christine Wenzl third in 3:07:21.

 

 

2014 Race Winners · 2013 Results · 2012 Results · 2011 Results

Division Clock Time Name Age State/Country
Overall Male Winner 2:21:56 Ben Bruce 31 Flagstaff, AZ
2nd Male Finisher 2:28:21 Ryan McGuire 31 Middleburg, PA
3rd Male Finisher 2:28:43 Steve Chu 31 Colorado Springs, CO
4th Male Finisher 2:38:37 Stephen Harrison 25 Sterling, VA
5th Male Finisher 2:40:48 Nick Accardo 31 New Orleans, LA
6th Male Finisher 2:43:57 Ian Carr 23 Kenner, LA
7th Male Finisher 2:48:59 Gregory Yeager 36 Mobile, AL
8th Male Finisher 2:49:58 Jonathan McCall 39 New Orleans, LA
9th Male Finisher 2:51:59 TJ Neer 26 San Antonio, TX
10th Male Finisher 2:53:59 Seth Cooke 33 Tyler, TX
Overall Female Winner 2:58:55 Andrea Duke 34 Schertz, TX
2nd Female Finisher 3:02:48 Livvy Jernigan 36 Pensacola, Fl
3rd Female Finisher 3:07:21 Christine Wenzl 32 Vienna
4th Female Finisher 3:08:57 Allyson Putt 25 Grand Rapids, MI
5th Female Finisher 3:10:58 Jean Cassandra 30
6th Female Finisher 3:12:40 Michelle Lines 32 Park City, UT
7th Female Finisher 3:13:23 Sarah Swiss 29 Baltimore, MD
8th Female Finisher 3:16:53 Kelly White 34 Starkville, MS
9th Female Finisher 3:17:14 Stephanie Hodge 48 Long Island, NY
10th Female Finisher 3:17:18 Angela Colarusso 33 Hoboken, NJ

2014 Age-Group Winning Times

Division Chip Time Name State/Country Age Age-Graded
Men 40-49 2:57:55 Frederic Bonvillain Lafayette, LA 41 72.54
#2 Men 40-49 2:58:18 James Slaba Germantown, TN 44 74.22
#3 Men 40-49 2:59:02 Mattew Searfus Dallas, TX 40 71.50
Men 50-59 3:05:48 Yoshitaka Naruse Rochester Hills, MI 50 75.06
#2 Men 50-59 3:11:46 Larry Wayne Fairhope, AL 53 74.73
#3 Men 50-59 3:14:24 Sam Landry New Orleans, LA 53 73.71
Men 60-69 3:27:45 Chuck Arnold Burlington, VT 66 78.36
#2 Men 60-69 3:28:57 Leo Rankin Williams Lake, BC 62 74.78
#3 Men 60-69 3:33:09 Don Webb Sunnyvale, TX 62 73.31
Men 70+ 4:16:36 David Bruce New Smyrna Beach, FL 71 66.95
#2 Men 70+ 4:36:44 David Cohen Ann Arbor, MI 70 61.39
#3 Men 70+ 5:01:48 Larry Pitt New Orleans, LA 73 58.37
Women 40-49 3:17:14 Stephanie Hodge Long Island, NY 48 79.48
#2 Women 40-49 3:25:20 Brid Mahony Houston, TX 42 70.97
#3 Women 40-49 3:25:34 Amy Simonetta Monroe, LA 41 70.11
Women 50-59 3:51:00 Marian Zobler Bethesda, MD 50 69.62
#2 Women 50-59 3:59:31 Suzanne Fontaine Andover, MA 52 68.93
#3 Women 50-59 4:00:54 Wanda Shoemake Petal, MS 50 66.76
Women 60-69 4:14:26 Robin Daning New Orleans, LA 61 73.71
#2 Women 60-69 4:28:57 Arlene Rockefeller Newton, MA 65 74.21
#3 Women 60-69 4:37:09 Pat Needham Greenfield, IN 60 66.66

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At A GlanceBest Road Races
LocationNew Orleans, LA
Race DistanceMarathon
Race Date 2015February 1, 2015
  Race Date 2014  February 2, 2014
  Race Date 2013  February 24, 2013
  Race Date 2012  March 4, 2012
  Race Date 2011  February 13, 2011
Start Time7:00 AM
2014 Total Finishers2,749
  Men  1,412
  Women  1,337
Age Group Awards5 Year
Entry Fee150.00
Race ResultsLink to Results
 
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