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2015 Philadelphia Marathon List of Winners



    The 2015 Philadelphia Marathon is in the history books. NBC10's Monique Braxton shows the highlights from this year's race after speaking with the competitors. (Published Monday, Nov. 23, 2015)

    Here are the results of the 2015 Philadelphia Marathon:


    Men's Full Marathon Winner: Teklu Deneke of Ethiopia (currently living in Flagstaff, AZ) with a time of 2:17:44.

    Second Place: Kenya native Abraham Rutto, who lives in the Roxborough section of Philadelphia with a time of 2:18:00.

    Women's Full Marathon Winner: Gisela Olalde Granados of Herminate, TN with a time of 2:40:05.

    Second Place: Philadelphian Margaret Vido with a time of 2:44:40.

    Record Breaker: Brian Lang of Philadelphia broke the Guinness World Record for fastest marathon run dressed as Santa. Lang ran the entire 26.2 mile race in a Santa suit, hat and full white beard, beating the previous record of 2:55:53 with a time of 2:54:02. The new record is unofficial however and needs to be verified by Guinness World Records. 


    Men’s Marathon Results

    Teklu Deneke, 36, Flagstaff, AZ, 2:17:44

    Abraham Kiprop Rutto, 32, Roxborough, PA, 2:18:00

    John Raneri, 24, New Fairfield, CT, 2:18:07

    Adam Bohach, 31, Decorah, IA, 2:21:02

    Ryan McGuire, 33, Middleburg, PA, 2:22:45


    Women’s Marathon Results

    Gisela Olalde Granados, 31, Hermitage, TN, 2:40:05

    Margaret Vido, 24, Philadelphia, PA, 2:44:40

    Alex Wang, 24, Ellicott City, MD, 2:45:26

    Kaitlin O’Sullivan, 30, Salem, MA, 2:45:29

    Hirut Guangul, 23, New York, NY, 2:47:10


    Men’s Masters Division Marathon

    Richard Kessio, 41, Memphis, TN, 2:27:29

    Darren Lee, 41, Toronto, ON, Canada, 2:38:04

    Chris Schulten, 43, Middlefield, CT, 2:39:02

    Todd Smith, 41, Bristol, VT, 2:41:51

    Tom Elliott, 42, Cinnaminson, NJ, 2:44:51


    Women’s Masters Division Marathon

    Abby Dean, 44, Philadelphia, PA, 2:50:18

    Mary Pardi, 45, Falmouth, ME, 2:54:43

    Sarah Rebick, 40, Boulder, CO, 3:00:56

    Amy Martin, 42, Charlottesville, VA, 3:02:32

    Jennifer Amato, 43, New York, NY, 3:05:58 


    Full Marathon Wheelchair

    Michelle Wheeler, 29, Mount Laurel, NJ, 2:53:19


    Men’s Half Marathon Results

    Eliud Ngetich, 22, Jacksonville, FL, 1:03:40

    Girma Gebre, 22, Washington DC, 1:03:41

    Mourad Marofit, 33, Roxborough, PA, 1:03:43

    Habtamu Arga Wegi, 21, Washington DC, 1:03:43

    Ayele Feisa, 34, New York, NY, 1:04:07


    Women’s Half Marathon Results

    Aliphine Tuliamuk-Bolton, 26, Santa Fe, NM, 1:09:49*

    Biruktayit Degefa, 26, Albuquerque, NM, 1:10:25

    Tigist Jabore, 21, Silver Spring, MD, 1:13:04 

    Grace Kahura, 22, Katonah, NY, 1:14:24

    Jessie Petersen, 22, Brooklyn, NY, 1:14:44

    *New course record 


    Men’s Masters Half Marathon

    Eric Shafer, 46, Pittsburgh, PA, 1:14:07

    Kevin Herd, 44, Maineville, OH, 1:14:43

    Michael Paulin, 40, Beverly, MA, 1:16:59

    Derek Estabrook, 51, Halifax, NS, Canada, 1:19:52

    David Scholl, 40, Glenside, PA, 1:20:00


    Women’s Masters Half Marathon

    Perry Shoemaker, 44, Vienna, VA, 1:16:01

    Emily Landis, 41, Coatesville, PA, 1:21:37

    Christine Irish, 40, North Yarmouth, ME, 1:22:38

    Suzanne Kerr, 40, Kingston, ON, Canada, 1:26:03

    Stephanie Jobin, 44, I’Assomption, QC, Canada, 1:26:15


    Half Marathon Wheelchair

    Elliott Linh Nguyen, 20, Swarthmore, PA, 2:18:53