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Rock 'n' Roll Washington D.C. Half Marathon

Ethiopian Abiyot Endale, 27, won the Rock ‘n’ Rock Washington, D.C., Half-Marathon, Sat., March 15, by more than two minutes as he ran 1:06:27.

Fellow Ethiopian Ayele Kassaye, 25, was second in 1:08:29, and Matt Rand, 22, of Alexandria, Va., finished third in 1:09:24.

Christine Ramsey, 31, of Baltimore, Md., was the women’s winner in 1:19:27.

Kerry Allen, 25, of Washington, D.C., wasn’t far behind in second as she ran 1:19:46. Teal Burrell, 28, also from Washington, finished third in 1:21:37.

Almost 17,000 runners finished the race – 6,422 men and 10,302 women.

 

  • Scenic course highlighting host cities famous sites
  • Live, local bands along the course
  • Spirited cheer squads lining the course
  • Brooks Technical Participant Shirt
  • Official Finisher Certificates
  • Finishers Medal
  • Gear Bag
  • Plentiful Course Support
  • Free Admission to the Finish Line Festival and Post Race Concert (where applicable)
  • Free Admission to the 2 day Health & Fitness Expo

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

Division Clock Time Name Age State/Country
Overall Male Winner 01:06:27 Abiyot Endale 27 Ethopia
2nd Male Finisher 01:08:29 Ayele Kassaye 25 Ethiopia
3rd Male Finisher 01:09:24 Matt Rand 22 Alexandria, VA
4th Male Finisher 01:09:43 Justin Scheid 28 Sparta, NJ
5th Male Finisher 01:10:57 Hugh Toland 33 Bristow, VA
6th Male Finisher 01:11:16 Chalie Ban 31 Washington, DC
7th Male Finisher 01:11:21 Evan Jurkovich 28 Washington, DC
8th Male Finisher 01:11:27 Gregory Mariano 28 Alexandria, VA
9th Male Finisher 01:11:33 Patrick Kuhlmann 43 Washington, DC
10th Male Finisher 01:11:49 Paul Balmer 24 Washington, DC
Overall Female Winner 01:19:27 Christine M Ramsey 31 Baltimore, MD
2nd Female Finisher 01:19:46 Kerry Allen 25 Washington, DC
3rd Female Finisher 01:21:37 Teal Burrell 28 Washington, DC
4th Female Finisher 01:23:19 Erin Taylor 31 Arlington, VA
5th Female Finisher 01:23:36 Megan Digregorio 25 White Marsh, MD
6th Female Finisher 01:24:33 Kristine Burgess 29 Mundelein, IL
7th Female Finisher 01:24:50 Stephanie Fulmer 24 Arlington, VA
8th Female Finisher 01:24:54 Lauren Gregory 25 New York, NY
9th Female Finisher 01:25:36 Phoebe Markle 30 Arlington, VA
10th Female Finisher 01:25:56 Kathleen Cave 25 Washington, DC

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

Division Chip Time Name State/Country Age Age-Graded
1st Men 40-49 1:11:33 Patrick Kuhlmann Washington, DC 43 88.31
2nd Men 40-49 01:17:45 Noah Zaring Washington, DC 42 80.62
3rd Men 40-49 01:16:55 Jonathan Corso Decatur, GA 44 82.82
1st Men 50-59 01:19:13 Keith Freeburn Centreville, VA 40 77.87
2nd Men 50-59 01:14:03 Eung Kwon Kim North Potomac, MD 50 90.41
3rd Men 50-59 01:24:48 James Beckett Fairfax, VA 51 79.64
1st Men 60-69 01:36:13 Ken Krehbiel Washington, DC 60 76.08
2nd Men 60-69 01:36:40 Rod Smart Olney, MD 60 75.72
3rd Men 60-69 01:36:45 Karl Ahlgren Tulsa, OK 60 75.66
1st Men 70+ 01:46:09 John Schneller West Des Moines, IA 70 76.07
2nd Men 70+ 01:50:35 Jim Lindstrom Encinitas, CA 72 74.72
3rd Men 70+ 01:58:29 Marshall Forman Colts Neck, NJ 70 68.15
1st Women 40-49 01:28:27 Debbie Rudisill Vienna, VA 44 79.16
2nd Women 40-49 01:29:35 Stefani Watterson Alexandria, VA 44 78.16
3rd Women 40-49 01:33:13 Monica Sanchez Matawan, NJ 41 73.43
1st Women 50-59 01:35:55 Eleanor Kerr University Park, MD 54 81.79
2nd Women 50-59 01:39:00 Jill Cadieux Solana Beach, CA 50 75.32
3rd Women 50-59 01:39:06 Mary Catherine Malin McLean, VA 54 79.16
1st Women 60-69 01:45:33 Alice Franks Rockville, MD 65 86.70
2nd Women 60-69 01:54:43 Luann Sinclair Potomac, MD 60 74.17
3rd Women 60-69 01:58:51 Ellen Cooper Rockville, MD 63 74.74
1st Women 70+ 02:43:33 Wilma King Columbia, MO 72 62.60
2nd Women 70+ 02:47:31 Linda Yarr Bethesda, MD 70 59.12
3rd Women 70+ 02:56:12 Dana Moser Knoxville, TN 71 57.14

Prize Money Breakdown

Prize Money Awards (Men & Women Combined) Amount
Open Prize Money$500
Total Prize Money$500
Additional Special Prizes 
Course Record Prize Money$500

Link to Course Map

At A Glance
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LocationWashington D.C., US
Race DistanceHalf Marathon
Race Date 2015March 14, 2015
  Race Date 2014  March 15, 2014
  Race Date 2013  March 16, 2013
  Race Date 2012  March 17, 2012
  Race Date 2011  March 1, 2011
Start Time7:30 AM
Course Record Men01:06:27 (2014)
Course Record Women1:16:12 (2013)
Years Running3
2014 Total Finishers16,742
  Men  6,422
  Women  10,302
Total Prize Money$500
Course Record Prize Money $500
Age Group Awards5 Year
ExpoYes
Associated RacesMarathon, Marathon Relay
Entry Fee95.00
 
Advance RegistrationOnline Registration
USATF Certified


Best Road Races Course Rating: Average

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Rock 'n' Roll Washington D.C. Marathon

  • Scenic course highlighting host cities famous sites
  • Live, local bands along the course
  • Spirited cheer squads lining the course
  • Brooks Technical Participant Shirt
  • Official Finisher Certificates
  • Finishers Medal
  • Gear Bag
  • Plentiful Course Support
  • Free Admission to the Finish Line Festival and Post Race Concert (where applicable)
  • Free Admission to the 2 day Health & Fitness Expo

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

Division Clock Time Name Age State/Country
Overall Male Winner 02:33:52 Adam Doherty 23 Charlottesville, VA
2nd Male Finisher 02:36:32 Brian Benestad 31 Pittsburgh, PA
3rd Male Finisher 02:39:52 Eric Senseman 25 Windermere, FL
4th Male Finisher 02:41:27 Matt Flynn 27 Media, PA
5th Male Finisher 02:44:56 Miles Aitken 30 Washington, DC
6th Male Finisher 02:45:50 Hendrik Spoering 23 Montreal, Canada
7th Male Finisher 02:46:01 Ryan Samuel 36 Washington, DC
8th Male Finisher 02:46:24 Liam Quinn 28 Arlington, VA
9th Male Finisher 02:46:57 Eddie Kraftchisin 43 Pittston, PA
10th Male Finisher 02:48:42 Jim Driscoll 23 Ambler, PA
Overall Female Winner 02:43:00 Nuta Olaru 43 Longmont, CO
2nd Female Finisher 02:53:10 Rebecca Bader 36 Syracuse, NY
3rd Female Finisher 02:57:54 Kristin Johnson 23 Washington, DC
4th Female Finisher 03:04:16 Silvia Baage 33 Rockville, MD
5th Female Finisher 03:07:00 Stephanie Knast 24 Philadelphia, PA
6th Female Finisher 03:07:11 Amanda Hicks 30 Washington, DC
7th Female Finisher 03:08:53 Dara Dalmata 37 Hopkinton, MA
8th Female Finisher 03:12:04 Catherine Shallow 39 New York, NY
9th Female Finisher 03:12:29 Emily Renner 24 Lauderdale, MN
10th Female Finisher 03:13:23 Kimberly Gaytan 39 Alexandria, VA

2014 Age-Group Winning Times

Division Chip Time Name State/Country Age Age-Graded
Men 40-49 2:46:57 Eddie Kraftchisin Pittston, PA 43 78.61
#2 Men 40-49 02:59:41 Seth Jayson Annandale, VA 44 73.65
#3 Men 40-49 03:05:49 Michael Shane Chevy Chase, MD 46 72.45
Men 50-59 02:55:40 Thomas Jensen Oakton, VA 50 79.39
#2 Men 50-59 02:58:46 Bermel Paz Centreville, VA 52 79.43
#3 Men 50-59 03:03:03 Mark Yost Bethesda, MD 55 79.76
Men 60-69 03:18:03 Dana Beyeler Russell, PA 62 78.89
#2 Men 60-69 03:40:10 Jay Jacob Wind Arlington, VA 64 72.41
#3 Men 60-69 03:56:11 Greg Jones Canada 62 66.16
Men 70+ 04:03:54 Alan McGillivray Charlotte, NC 71 70.43
#2 Men 70+ 05:42:30 Robert Atkins Coupeville, WA 74 52.18
Women 40-49 02:43:00 Nuta Olaru Longmont, CO 43 90.47
#2 Women 40-49 03:17:47 Lydia Pelliccia Washington, DC 46 77.32
#3 Women 40-49 03:31:57 Ailsa Drelick Chalfont, PA 44 70.41
Women 50-59 03:46:32 Nan Mann Frederick, MD 51 71.92
#2 Women 50-59 03:35:05 Judy Rupp Bethesda, MD 52 76.76
#3 Women 50-59 03:29:46 Ellen Komesarook Gaithersburg, MD 50 76.67
Women 60-69 04:17:41 Mary Lang Pasadena, MD 60 71.70
#2 Women 60-69 04:54:48 Bonnie Bence Saint Louis, MO 69 72.35
#3 Women 60-69 05:12:32 Donna McCaskey Landisville, PA 62 60.92

Prize Money Breakdown

Prize Money Awards (Men & Women Combined) Amount
Open Prize Money$500
Total Prize Money$500
Additional Special Prizes 
Course Record Prize Money$1,000

Link to Course Map

At A GlanceBest Road Races
LocationWashington D.C., US
Race DistanceMarathon
Course Record Men02:26:35 (2012)
Course Record Women02:43 (2014)
Race Date 2015January 1, 2015
  Race Date 2014  March 15, 2014
  Race Date 2013  March 16, 2013
  Race Date 2012  March 17, 2012
  Race Date 2011  March 1, 2011
Years Running3
2014 Total Finishers2,722
  Men  1,552
  Women  1,170
Total Prize Money$500
Course Record Prize Money $1,000
Age Group Awards5 Year
ExpoYes
Other RacesHalf Marathon, Marathon Relay
Entry Fee80.00
 
Advance RegistrationOnline Registration
USATF Certified
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