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Heart of America Marathon

Monday September 2nd, 2024
Columbia, MO
Distance: Marathon
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This annual Labor Day race takes runners through the city of Columbia, Missouri.

Our awards:

Framed posters to overall male & female winners; running shoes to overall winners and first age 40+ male and female; plaques to first 3 males and females in age groups 0-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60+; medallions and T-shirts to all finishers.

Dave Schulte Award for the most improved HOA performance compared to a sub-five-hour HOA from the previous year. Awards will be presented at a post-race gathering at Shakespeare's Pizza (Ninth and Elm Streets) at noon.

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Bruce Gilbert
50th running of this race, one of the oldest marathons in the US. I had also run it in 1975. Small race, usually 200-300 runners, great cameraderie. Hilly course might be a detraction for some.
Heart of America Marathon, Race Date: 2023-09-04, Distance: Marathon
Division Time Name Age Home
Male 2:55:36 Tony Hicks Jeff City, MO
2nd Male 3:18:19 Takashi Murashita Columbia, MO
3rd Male 3:26:46 Stan Ferguson Maumelle, AR
4th Male 3:28:00 YuXiang Zhong Columbia, MO
Female 3:47:16 Mariana Morales Quinones Columbia, MO
2nd Female 3:53:19 Devon Schmitz Fulton, MO
3rd Female 4:10:36 Victoria Giordano Aurora, MO
4th Female 4:15:40 Yu McMullen Columbia, MO
Division Time Name Age Home
M 40-49 4:00:13 Geoff Custer Columbia, MO
M 50-59 3:52:52 Filippo Imperiali New York, NY
M 60-69 4:36:53 Jim Behrens St Louis, MO
M 70+ 4:55:00 Philip Schaefer Columbia, MO
F 40-49 4:34:10 Heather Grazzini-Sims Wayzata, MN
F 50-59 5:33:19 Mary Ellen Bradshaw Columbia, MO
F 60-69 5:38:21 Chrissy Ferguson Maumelle, AR
Heart of America Marathon

You've heard the rumors of a new HOA course for 2017. Well here is what you've been waiting for. There is a slight change to the start and a brand new finish!!! Don't worry you still get to tackle Easley Hill and the rolling hills of Route N and 163


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