Saturday May 5th, 2018
Distance: Marathon · Half Marathon · 10K · 2 mile
Come join runners from all over the country in this prestigious event – and show your friends and family that you are "Tough Enough"!
Are You Tough Enough? As an Arizona running tradition for 40 years, the Whiskey Row Marathon is among the toughest races in the country. Featuring rugged terrain, an altitude in excess of one mile above sea level and, on occasion, snow. It's challenging, fun and offers a number of running routes for runners of all skill and fitness levels, including a marathon, half marathon, a 10k and a two-mile fun run.
Proceeds from this race will go directly into the scholarship fund at the Prescott YMCA. This fund provides families in financial need to participate in childcare, swimming lessons, youth sports and gymnastics classes. Your participation in this race not only promotes your personal health, but also promotes the overall health of the Prescott Community.
Billed by the race organizers as “one of the toughest marathons in the United States,” Prescott’s Whiskey Row Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K (and 2-mile Fun Run) features a course that definitely lives up to its reputation, with a steep climb from the starting line to the half-way point in the race of roughly 1,000 feet in elevation. The marathon goes 5000 to 7000 feet elevation.
|Male||2:56:27||DARREN BURR||21||Phoenix, AZ|
|2nd Male||2:59:44||MICHAEL VERSTEEG||31||Prescott, AZ|
|3rd Male||3:06:37||PETER DAVIDSON||32||Tucson, AZ|
|4th Male||3:10:44||MICHAEL CARSON||30||Tempe, AZFinished|
|Female||3:19:39||TANAYA GALLAGHER||31||Sedona, AZ|
|2nd Female||3:35:05||RANDI SIMON||42||Prescott Valley, AZFinished|
|3rd Female||4:02:01||BRIGETTE SCHIESS||49||Scottsdale, AZ|
|4th Female||4:13:45||TANDI SHERLOCK||42||Prescott, AZ|
|M 40-49||3:39:17||THOMAS ARNOLD||40||Prescott, AZ|
|M 50-59||3:34:46||DON WILLIAMS||52||Apache Junction, AZ|
|M 60-69||4:21:33||MELVIN BETANI||61||Peoria, AZ|
|F 40-49||3:35:05||RANDI SIMON||42||Prescott Valley, AZFinished|
|F 50-59||4:42:18||CYNDY LAKOWSKE||55||Avila Beach, CA|
|F 60-69||5:33:24||LINDA VAUGHAN||60||Grand Junction, CO|
Tanaya Gallagher marathon record holder with time of 3:19:38 in 2013 takes first place with a time of 3:19:39 after having surgery a month before the race. Darren Burr wins the marathon second year in a row beating his time by 3 minutes. Folts' brothers and their wives finish in top 3 places.
Starting and finishing in historic downtown Prescott, home of the famous Whiskey Row, this marathon course is considered one of the most difficult in the U.S., offering panoramic views of Northern Arizona. Starting at 5,280 feet, the elevation increases at 7,000 feet at the 13 mile turn around. The course is paved and dirt road. You may walk or run any of the events.
"40 Years Running Strong"