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Whiskey Row Marathon

Saturday May 5th, 2018
Prescott, AZ
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.

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Bob Anderson
This is a tough race but it looks like a really good event.
Race Date: 05/06/2017 Distance: Marathon
Division Time Name Age Home
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
Division Time Name Age Home
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
Whiskey Row Marathon

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.

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