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Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend

Sunday March 22nd, 2020
Virginia Beach, VA
Distance: Marathon · Half Marathon · 8K · Kids Race

The Shamrock Marathon was born in 1973. It was the brainchild of Jerry Bocrie, who along with his wife Lori would serve as race director for 30 years. The inaugural marathon had 59 entrants and 38 finishers, and the weekend also featured 1-mile, 2-mile, and 6-mile races. In 1976, the 6-miler gave way to an 8k, which has remained a part of the weekend in one form or another ever since.

The event continued to grow and evolve in the 1980’s. In 1982, the 10th annual Shamrock Marathon was named the Largest Sporting Event in Virginia, and in 1984, the first post race party was added. World class athletes such as Bill Rodgers, Jeff Galloway, and Grete Waitz, all ran one or more Shamrock events, with Grete setting a then world record in the 8k in 1986 (25:03).

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displays approximate race location · Virginia Beach VA 23451

Race Date: 03/17/2019 Distance: Marathon
Division Time Name Age Home
Male 2:40:00 Bobby Beasley 33 Arlington, VA
2nd Male 2:40:10 Joe Posler 28 Boulder, CO
3rd Male 2:41:12 Norman Mininger 33 Lorton, MA
4th Male 2:41:27 Jeff Goupil 33 Arlington, MA
Female 2:50:53 Eliza Tibbits 29 Portland. ME
2nd Female 2:51:04 Megan Cunningham 24 Norfolk, VA
3rd Female 3:02:56 Emma Brown 22 Matthews, NC
4th Female 3:04:19 Erin Statz 26 Burke, VA
Division Time Name Age Home
M 40-49 2:58:05 Evan Weisel 47 Alexandria, VA
M 50-59 2:59:35 Martin Thorne 53 Salisbury, NC
M 60-69 3:05:59 Gary Mercer 64 Timonium, MD
M 70+ 3:32:10 John Hunnicutt 73 Glen Allen, VA
F 40-49 3:09:01 Jennifer Moran 40 Virginia Beach, VA
F 50-59 3:45:59 Kelli Temple 58 Round Hill, VA
F 60-69 3:17:30 DeeDee Smith 65 Falls Church, VA
Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend

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