Will Donelson RRCA Champ, Wins Andrew Jackson Marathon
JACKSON, TN — Will Donelson, 22, won the 45th annual Andrew Jackson Marathon on Saturday, April 1, and became the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) state champion. He finished in 2:59:13.8. Donelson is a senior at Union University in Jackson. Brian Wright of Nashville was second in 3:13:09.1. The Andrew Jackson Marathon is Tennessee’s oldest marathon, founded in 1972.
Female winner was Christina Marin, 33, of Allston, MA, who finished in 3:30:10.8.
Male masters winner was Karl Studtmann of Jackson in 3:18:39. Grandmasters winner was Zhong Ouyang of Cordova, TN, in 3:23:02.1. Senior grandmasters champion was Malcolm Oliver of Morristown, TN, in 3:49:16.6.
Female masters winner was second overall finisher Kay Evans of Chocowinity, NC, in 3:37:51.7. Grandmasters champ was Terri Taylor of Provo, UT, in 5:07:54.1.
Male half marathon winner was Tallon Scott, 25, of Nashville, in 1:20:54.6. Female winner was Kirsten Sass, 37, of McKenzie, TN, in 1:30:l1.3.
Male half marathon masters winner was Shayne Fawcett of Bolivar, TN, in 1:20:59.8. Grandmasters victor was Tonydee Davis of Three Way, TN, in 1:30:11.2. Senior grandmaster winner was Jimmy Craig of Brownsville, TN, in 1:53:20.2.
Female half marathon masters winner was Martha Stutts of Martin, TN, in 1:49:14.3. Grandmasters champ was Susan Morris of Jackson in 1:52:07. Senior grandmasters winner was Ruthie Baker of Bolivar, TN, in 2:09:16.8.
The marathon was run on a two-loop course and the half marathon on one loop.
Marathon complete results:
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