MINNEAPOLIS – Multiple champions were crowned Sunday as the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon hosted the Masters Marathon Championships for the 21st consecutive year.
(Marquette, Mich.) ran 2:24:44 to win his second career USA Masters Marathon title, finishing 21st overall. Malcolm Campbell
(Marietta, Ga.) ran 2:25:58 to finish second and Tony Torres
(Cedar Glen, Calif.) took third in 2:27:08.
In the women’s race, Sheri Piers
(Falmouth, Maine) finished eighth overall, running an Olympic Trials “A” qualifying time 2:37:42 to claim the masters title. Susan Empey
(Mercer Island, Wash.) and Shannon McHale
(West Simsbury, Conn.) took second and third in the masters race running Olympic Trials “B” qualifying times of 2:45:27 and 2:45:48 respectively.
The USA Masters Marathon Championships featured $55,000 in prize money with Lokken and Piers earning $7,500 each.
For more information on the 2011 USA Masters Marathon Championships visit www.usatf.org