ST. LOUIS – (April 10, 2011) – On Sunday
morning, Paul Howarth, 33, from Charleston, IL won the 11th GO! St.
Louis Marathon in a time of 2 hours, 29 minutes, 41 seconds. On a day
when start temperatures were above 65 degrees, Howarth edged three-time
event champion Karl Gilpin by two seconds. Gilpin, from Russellville,
MO finished in 2:29:43.
On the women’s side, it was another first time
GO! St. Louis champion – Angie Turner, 42, from Hallsville, MO, who
finished in 2:59:44.
In the half-marathon, Kenyan Josphat Boit, 27, from North Little
Rock, AK finished first unchallenged in 1:06:47, while countrymen Sammy
Rotich was runner-up (1:08:02) and Richard Kandie third (1:08:22).
In the women’s half-marathon, Kenyan Ann Kingori, 23, from Coon
Rapids, MN was the first woman to cross the line with her 1:20:18.
Kingori edged Kimi Reed, who clocked a time of 1:20:40. Third place was
captured by Emily Ramsey in 1:22:34.
On a day that temperatures, combined with high humidity, climbed to
near 90 degrees, more than 11,500 finished the half-marathon and more
than 1,900 finished the marathon. The event also included a marathon
relay, with more than 500 team registering. Overall, more than 25,000
participants competed in 10 different events over the two-day weekend of
The GO! St. Louis Family Fitness Weekend is an event that was created
for all ages and fitness abilities and features a marathon,
half-marathon- presented by PNC Bank, Marathon Relay – presented by
Lockton Companies, 5K Run/Walk – presented by Reliv International, GO!
St. Louis Read, Right and Run MarathonÂ® – presented by Express Scripts,
Children’s Fun Runs and a Mature Mile – presented by Essence Healthcare.
The GO! St. Louis Marathon & Family Fitness Weekend is Missouri’s
largest fitness event and includes one of the largest half-marathon
fields in the country.
11th GO! St. Louis Marathon
St. Louis, MO, Sunday, April 10, 2011
1) Paul Howarth (IL), 2:29:41, $1500
2) Karl Gilpin (MO), 2:29:43, $750
3) Roman Dedov (RUS), 2:30:50, $500
1) Angie Turner, 42, MO, 2:59:44, $1850*
2) Jillian Moser (TX), 3:02:14, $750
3) Rael Murey (MN), 3:03:16, $500
*include Masters (40+) prize money
9th GO! St. Louis Half-Marathon presented by PNC Bank
1) Josphat Boit (KEN), 1:06:47, $1000
2) Sammy Rotich (KEN), 1:08:02, $500
3) Richard Kandie (KEN), 1:08:22, $400
1) Ann Kingori (KEN), 1:20:18, $1000
2) Kimi Reed (MO), 1:20:40, $500
3) Emily Ramsey (MO), 1:22:34, $400
For complete results and more, go to: www.gostlouis.org
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