Run the Rock

Courtesy of MARLISE LEE

Bethany Gollin runs in the marathon at the KMXT Run the Rock event Saturday. 

Bethany Gollin had not planned on running a marathon on Saturday, let alone establish a new record at KMXT’s Run the Rock.

But there the  Juneau-based Coast Guard servicemember was shattering the women’s marathon record with an impressive time of 3 hours, 33 minutes, 50 seconds. She topped Jane Lanford’s 2010 time of 3:45:45 and finished first in a field of eight runners.  

“I wasn’t planning on doing it,” Gollin told KMXT. “I run all the time, so I’m always training, but not for this (race).”

According to KMXT, Gollin and her friends were on The Rock for work and didn’t decide to run until after their Friday flight off the island was canceled. 

With time to kill, they all signed up to run — Gollin was the only one who picked the 26.2-mile race.

The race — a Boston Marathon qualifier — started on Near Island and finished at the Bear Valley Golf Course. 

Richard Birbilas claimed the men’s race in 3:50:00. 

Other race winners included Colt Hubert (men’s 5-kilometer), Katie Parnell (women’s 5K), Chad Pysher (men’s 10K), Karina Packer (women’s 10K), Jacob Tona (men’s half marathon) and Kathryn Symmes (women’s half marathon). 

Run the Rock was a fundraiser for KMXT. 

 

Results

5-kilometer

Men

1. Colt Hubert, 19 minutes, 10.2 seconds; 2. Micah Fields, 19:21.9; 3. Beau Bellanger, 20:56.1; 4. Ralph Groves, 22:27; 5. Benjamin Powers, 22:41; 6. Isaiah Panthin, 23:28.5; 7. John Powers, 23:36; 8. Geoff Spalinger, 24:27.3; 9. James Toohey, 24:56.8; 10. Todd Anderson, 25:41.3; 11. Cole Scott, 25:52; 12. Micael McCarthy, 26:25; 13. Christopher Hall, 26:30; 14. William Truncale, 26:32; 15. Charles Truncale, 26:33; 16. Nick Pletnikoff, 26:37.8; 17. Gabe Nelson, 26:48; 18. Russell Rowan, 29:36; 19. Jeremiah Panthin, 33:27; 20. Riley Rohrer, 33:33; 21. Finn Rohrer, 33:34; 22. Sam Rohrer, 33:36; 23. Matt Regele, 35:07; 24. Joshua Schoeffel, 35:09; 25. Topher Long, 35:24; 26. Brad Majdic, 51:16; 27. Ben Batini, 52:43; 28. Chad Bowie, 52:48; 29. Pete Hannah, 52:53; 30. Kevin Welty, 55:08; 31. Andrew Stark, 56:53; 32. Andrew Woofler, 56:53; 33. Harper Asllen, 57:21; 34. Aaron Stark, 58:23; 35. Logan Cole, 59:26; 36. James Arneson, 59:28; 37. Gordon Gould, 59:31; 38. Nick Szabo, 1:01:26; 39. Alan Schmitt, 1:02:05; 40. David Little, 1:03:05; 41. Jaxson Mieres, 1:26:32.               

Women

1. Katie Parnell, 21:10; 2. Naomi Griffin, 21:43.1; 3. Elizabeth Parnell, 23:25.9; 4. Serenity Bushell, 26:25.6; 5. Charlette Burke, 27:14; 6. Michelle Bellanger, 27:14; 7. Elizabeth Bendix-Harper, 27:41; 8. Sarah Brubaker, 28:56; 9. Kaitlyn Rowan, 29:36; 10. Sarah Bruce, 30:16; 11. Alison Horn, 31:01; 12. Marissa Cornett, 31:04; 13. Heather Burke, 33:26; 14. Jodi Estrada, 33:32; 15. Kelly Krueger, 33:32; 16. Sarah Rohrer, 33:36; 17. Robyn Callahan, 33:51; 18. Heather Corriere, 34:19; 19. Cristina Bieber, 34:38; 20. Katie Olsen, 33:43; 21. Charlotte Schoeffel, 35:09; 22. Amelia Schoeffel, 35:10; 23. Lydia Schoeffel, 35:11; 24. Ngaire Long, 35:24; 25. Linda Himmelbloom, 35:36; 26. Naomi Rigterink, 36:00; 27. Dawn Panthin, 36:03; 28. Rachel Latham, 37:04; 29. Anna Zbitnoff, 27:34; 30. Coral Klemzak, 39:19; 31. Keta Schaberg, 42:30; 32. Kate Schaberg, 42:30; 33. Jordana Long, 44:34; 34. Rhiannon Long, 44:34; 35. Sue Norton, 46:53; 36. Carmen Carty, 46:53; 37. Barbara Brewster, 46:56; 38. Emma Bushell, 51:09; 39. Beth Kouremetis, 52:23; 40. Andrea Barraugh, 52:24; 41. Sue Jeffrey, 52:24; 42. Emily Batini, 52:40; 43. Michelle Bowie, 52:48; 44. Margaret Bosworth, 52:54; 45. Erin Welty, 55:05; 46. Seema Garoutte, 55:24; 47. MaryAnne Baxter, 55:25; 48. Rosalee Stokes, 56:20; 49. Melissa Stark, 58:37; 50. Sarah Culbertson, 58:38; 51. Pat Branson, 59:12; 52. Joy Arneson, 59:12; 53. Halley Cole, 59:14; 54. Sofia Castro, 1:00:28; 55. Caedemon Bushell, 1:00:30; 56. Nancy Castro, 1:00:33; 57. Margaret Schmitt, 1:02:06; 58. Laura Creighton, 1:03:07; 59. Pat Szabo, 1:05:00; 60. Linda Freed, 1:05:00; 61. Barbara Shepard, 1:10:20; 62. Laurie Murdock, 1:10:25; 63. Crystal Murdock, 1:10:26; 64. Clara Mieres, 1:26:32. 

 

10K

Men

1. Chad Pysher, 41:40; 2. Bradley Pigage, 42:23; 3. Tyler Holforty, 47:23; 4. Jared Holforty, 48:00; 5. Eddie Farley, 48:52; 6. Todd Murdoch, 49:58; 7. Landen Choate, 51:51; 8. Matt Bieber, 52:40; 9. Rob Stauffer, 53:41; 10. Russel Grimes, 53:53; 11. Miles Grimes, 53:53; 12. Forrest Wallace, 54:08; 13. Nick Choate, 55:29; 14. Yaakov Mitchell, 56:47; 15. Dustin Ohler, 1:09:19; 16. Ryan Sheffield, 1:10:51.  

Women             

1. Karina Packer, 47:38; 2. Jannell Solinger, 50:49; 3. Janel Day, 54:02; 4. Laurel Sundberg, 54:55; 5. Carrie Pigage, 55:16; 6. Karly Gundersen, 56:05; 7. Iris Samuel, 56:46; 8. Susan Zimmerman, 56:56; 9. Alyssa Hopkins, 57:07; 10. Kerri Zelenak, 57:58; 11. Taylor Peace, 58:48; 12. Gretchen Powers, 59:58; 13. Payton Callahan, 1:00:26; 14. Hannah McCarthy, 1:00:31; 15. Barbara Waskowiak, 1:03:53; 16. Haley Forman, 1:05:28; 17. Yvonne Yang, 1:05:32; 18. Jennifer Foster, 1:06:17; 19. Natura Richardson, 1:06:18; 20. Lisa Fox, 1:06:19; 21. Megan Cornett, 1:08:43; 22. Christine Wielicki, 1:09:31; 23. Tina Burchett, 1:09:40; 24. Amy Sheffield, 1:10:51; 25. Melissa Ehlers, 1:12:26; 26. Coarin Olson, 1:30:27; 27. Ginger Olson, 1:30:28; 28. Lili Price, 1:31:04; 29. Mandy Atkinson, 1:54:00. 

 

Half marathon

Men

1. Jacob Tonda, 1:33:32; 2. Drew Stafford, 1:41:50; 3. Michael Jones, 1:50:26; 4. Bradford Latta, 1:54:33; 5. James Gugert, 1:55:22; 6. Matthew Kimmel, 1:55:29; 7. Jacinto Sabangan, 1:55:38; 8. Connor Whiteside, 2:00:12; 9. David Ostlund, 2:00:45; 10. Braxton Gruner, 2:06:49; 11. Liam Long, 2:29:45; 12. Christopher Long, 2:39:45; 13. Stephen Kimbro, 3:47:10. 

Women

1. Kathryn Symmes, 1:50:14; 2. Abigail Tonda, 1:53:28; 3. Rita Slowinski, 2:00:12; 4. Hallee Blair, 2:06:49; 5. Marieele Mangrobang, 2:06:49; 6. Janelle Brandon, 2:11:17; 7. Kelsey Eggert, 2:14:53; 8. Cassie Keplinger, 2:35:21; 9. Kacy Leyba, 2:45:40; 10. Crystal Burnside, 2:53:50. 

Marathon

Men

1. Richard Birbilas, 3:50:00; 2. Samuel Jordan, 3:55:56; 3. Riley Birbilas, 3:59:01; 4. DJ Rhinehart, 4:14:18; 5. Greg Hersh, 4:37:38. 

Women

1. Bethany Gollin, 3:33:50; 2. Laura Mullican, 4:20:07; 3. Lindsey Glenn, 4:40.19. 

 

 

   

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