Kerr, Eccleston Win at the 12th Annual Minnesota Mile


Kerr, Eccleston Win at the 12th Annual Minnesota Mile

(Duluth, Minn.) – Josh Kerr, won today’s Grandma’s Marathon Minnesota Mile road race on Skyline Parkway. Kerr, 20, of Johnson City, Tennessee, finished in 4:10.5 and claimed the first-place prize of $2,500. Daniel Herrera of New Orleans, Louisiana, placed second in 4:11.1 and Boulder’s Riley Masters, placed third in 4:11.8.

Amanda Eccleston, 28, of Ann Arbor, Michigan, claimed the women’s division title and $2,500 with a winning time of 4:47.0. Kellyn Taylor, 32, of Flagstaff, Arizona, finished in a close second with a time of 4:47.4. Nikki Hiltz of Aptos, California, was third with a time of 4:50.1.

Eric Hartmark, 40, of Duluth, claimed the men’s master’s title with a time of 4:52.6. Jen Rhines, 44, of San Diego, Massachusetts, won the women’s master’s title with a time of 5:21.3.

A total of 637 participants registered for the Grandma’s Minnesota Mile, which featured a men’s and women’s elite division and recreational division.

The Minnesota Mile is the 5th stop on the nationwide Bring Back the Mile Tour 2018. For more info on the Bring Back the Mile Tour, visit www.bringbackthemile.com.

The Minnesota Mile is sponsored by Advantage Emblem & Screen Printing, CLIF Bar, City of Duluth, Duluth News Tribune, Holiday Inn & Suites-Duluth Downtown, Super One Foods, Sasquatch Radio 106.5, Mix 108, B105, KOOL 101.7, and WDIO/WIRT-TV.

For complete results, visit mtecresults.com. For more information, visit grandmasmarathon.com.

Grandma’s Minnesota Mile Results – September 7, 2018

Minnesota Mile – Men’s Elite

  1. Josh Kerr, 20, Johnson City, TN. 4:10.5 – $2,500
  2. Daniel Herrera , 25, New Orleans, LA. 4:11.1 – $1,800
  3. Riley Masters, 28, Boulder, CO. 4:11.8 – $1,200
  4. Tripp Hurt, 25, Boulder, CO. 4:12.0 – $900
  5. Garrett Heath, 32, Seattle, WA. 4:12.7 – $800
  6. Jeff Thies, 23, Huntington Beach, CA.  4:13.1 – $600
  7. William Leer, 29, Boulder, CO.  4:13.5 – $400
  8. Sam Atkin, 25, Lewiston, ID.  4:14.0 – $300

Minnesota Mile – Women’s Elite

  1. Amanda Eccleston, 28, Ann Arbor, MI.  4:47.0 – $2,500
  2. Kellyn Taylor, 32, Flagstaff, AZ.  4:47.4 – $1,800
  3. Nikki Hiltz , 23, Aptos, CA.  4:50.1 – $1,200
  4. Therese Haiss, 23, Chagrin Falls, OH.  4:51.3 – $900
  5. Maddie Van Beek, 27, Fargo, ND.  4:53.0 – $800
  6. Tori Tsolis, 25, Huntington Beach, CA.  4:54.8 – $600
  7. Angela Piccirillo, 24, Havertown, PA.  4:55.9 – $400
  8. Iveen Chepkemoi, 21, Lansing, MI.  4:59.5 – $300

Minnesota Mile- Masters (40 & over)

Male:  Eric Hartmark, 40 – Duluth, MN. 4:52.6 – $500
Female:   Jen Rhines, 44 – San Diego, MA. 5:21.3 – $500

Minnesota Mile –  Recreational

Male:   Cameron Stocke, 13 – Mountain Iron, MN. 4:55.4
Female:   Maria West, 23 – Duluth, MN. 5:47.6

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