19-Year Old Ryan James Wins St. Jude Country Music Marathon (Results)

19-year old Ryan James, making his marathon debut yesterday, won the 2012 St. Jude Country Music Marathon in Nashville, Tennessee with a time of 2:32:47.

James won easily by eight minutes over Arizona’s Steve Slaby (2:40:16) with third place going to Daniel Smoak (2:41:44).

Top overall female went to Georgia’s Erin Sutton in 2:54:16. It was her debut marathon as well.

Second place female was Karen Lockyer (2:56:21) and third went to Anya Bogdanets (3:02:15).

Only 11 runners of the 3,925 finishers went sub 3-hours on the hilly and hot course.

Top 10 St. Jude Country Music Marathon Finishers

  1. Ryan James – 2:32:47
  2. Steve Slaby – 2:40:16
  3. Daniel Smoak – 2:41:44
  4. Calvin Bannister – 2:51:25
  5. Timothy Clarke – 2:53:21
  6. Erin Sutton – 2:54:16
  7. Colin Meyer – 2:54:33
  8. Jadyn Stevens – 2:56:13
  9. Karen Lockyer – 2:56:21
  10. Tim Carven – 2:58:03

2012 St. Jude Country Music Marathon Searchable Results

I’m sure we’ll be hearing more from Ryan and Erin.

Top 5 St. Jude Country Music Half Marathon Finishers

  1. Sammy Kiplagat – 1:10:08
  2. Johnathan Lejeune – 1:11:44
  3. Jordan Wilson – 1:12:44
  4. Bradley Chronister – 1:14:19
  5. Brian Shelton – 1:14:42

The female winner of the CMM Half Marathon was Sharon Thompson, from Franklin, with a time of 1:19:39. Second female went to Tamara Karrh (1:20:26) with third going to Ashley Evans (1:22:47).

Congrats to these top finishers and everyone who finished the Country Music Marathon or 1/2 Marathon yesterday.



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Joshua Holmes has completed 325 marathons/ultramarathons while running 100+ miles 62 including races such as the Badwater 135 (9x), Western States 100, The Last Annual Vol State 500K (4x). He is the founder of Run It Fast, the most driven club on the planet. His favorite races to date are the Vol State 500K, Badwater 135, Barkley Fall Classic, Catalina Eco Marathon, Chimera 100, Across The Years, Savage Gulf Trail Marathon, Strolling Jim 40 Miler, Tunnel Hill 100, RUTS, EC100 and the Flying Monkey Marathon in his home state of Tennessee. Follow @bayou Follow @joshuaholmes on Instagram

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