2015 Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic Results

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Feb. 22, 2015

2015 Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic Results
Tampa, Florida
Big victories in Florida for two of Michigan's best distance runners

Michigan runners made a great showing this past weekend at the 2015 Gasparilla Distance Classic weekend of events in Tampa, Florida.

Rockford, Michigan's Dathan Ritzenhein continued his preparation for the 2015 Boston Marathon in style with the overall title in the Half Marathon in a time of 1:03:16. Second place went to Abdi Abdirrahman in 1:03:55.

In the 15K race, Rochester High School grad and current Hansons-Brooks team member Megan Goethals finished as the first woman overall in a time of 52:16. (5:36/mile pace). In the Half Marathon, former Hansons-Brooks team member Neely Spence Gracey took second overall in 1:12:41.