Maine Distance Festival
Top 10 Performances by Event
1994 - 2002


Note on Affiliations: Americans who are unattached are listed as United States. All other Americans are listed by Club affiliation. All foreign athletes are listed by country regardless of club affiliations.



High School Girls 800 Meter Run

Leanne Brady HS CT 2:14.311997
Anne Hessberg HS NY 2:14.82 2000
Briana Neault HS Maine 2:15.15 1998
Melissa Blackstone HS Maine 2:15.17 2000
Erin Herbig HS Maine 2:15.57 1997
Erin Herbig HS Maine 2:15.64 1998
Margie Van Orden HS Maine 2:16.12 1994
Oriana Farley HS Maine 2:16.34 2002
Julie Devanthery Lewis HS MA 2:16.74 1999
Chantelle Dron HS NH 2:17.56 2001



High School Boys 800 Meter Run

Nolan FyfeCanada1:52.892002
Parker PruettSumner1:54.001997
Russell BrownHanover HS (NH)1:54.142002
Tinh LeBiddeford HS1:56.411995
Kyle MasseyWaterville HS1:56.562000
Donny DrakeDeering HS 1:56.672002
Russell BrownHanover HS (NH)1:57.122001
Edward CaronMt. Ararat HS 1:57.44 2000
Erick ColonHS MA1:57.452000
Eric RudolphEllsworth HS 1:57.782002



High School Girls Mile Run

Shalane Flanagan HS MA 4:50.53 1999
Chantelle Dron HS NH 4:58.13 2002
Jenn Moreau HS Maine 5:03.00 1999
Margie Van Orden HS Maine 5:03.17 1996
Bridget GagneHS Maine 5:04.542001
Holly Hunter HS WV 5:05.72 2000
Samantha Pelletier HS Maine 5:05.75 2000
Marian Birhle HS MA 5:06.30 2000
Caroline Tucker HS Canada5:07.642001
Holly Hunter HS WV 5:10.33 1999



High School Boys Mile Run

Ben Fletcher Edward Little HS 4:15.64 1999
Jeffrey EnglehuttHalifax Gr. (Canada) 4:15.65 2002
Ben Fletcher Edward Little HS 4:16.67 1998
Bill Spierdowis Foxboro HS MA 4:17.48 1998
Steven DewittEllsworth HS 4:17.93 2002
Matt MalineOakton HS (VA)4:17.962001
Steven Dewitt Ellsworth HS4:18.05 2000
Brendan O'Keefe Sumner HS 4:18.13 1999
Ryan Demers Cheverus HS 4:18.43 1998
Sean O'Brien Winnesquqm 4:19.07 1999



Other outstanding performances by High School boys have taken place in the elite fields such as Jonathan Riley, Brookline HS, MA - 4:07.16 (1997); Andy Powell, Oliver Ames Hs, MA - 4:10.80 (1998) and Ryan Hall, Big Bear HS, CA 3:45.12 (2000) equivalent to 4:02.3 for the mile. The 1500 meter time was a California record and the 2nd fastest for an American underclassmen. Hall also ran 4:07.44 for the mile in 2001.



Women's 800 Meter Run

Chantee EarlNike2:00.262002
Jen ToomeyReebok Boston2:01.952001
Nicole TeterReebok Aggies2:02.102001
Michelle BallantineJamaica2:02.172001
Mary Jane HarrelsonNike2:03.112002
Michelle Ave Asics 2:03.68 2000
Chantee Earl Univ. of Pittsburgh 2:03.70 2000
Charmaine Howell Jamaica 2:03.73 2000
Jennifer Toomey Reebok Boston 2:04.36 2000
Stephanie BestUnattached2:04.392001



Men's 800 Meter Run

Jess Strutzel U C L A 1:45.81 1999
Otukile LekoteBotswana 1:46.02 2002
Elliott Gaskins Reebok Enclave 1:46.05 1999
David Krummenacker Georgia Tech 1:46.39 1997
Bryan WoodwardFarm Team 1:46.52 2002
Trinity Gray Nike 1:46.53 2000
Mike Schroer Reebok Enclave 1:46.54 1999
Bryan Woodward Reebok Enclave 1:46.57 1998
Otukile LekoteBotswana1:46.572001
James Ngoroge New Balance 1:46.68 1997






Master's Mile Run

Barry Harwick New Hampshire 4:29.94 1996
Bob O'Hara Tri Valley (MA) 4:33.56 1997
Bob O'Hara Tri Valley (MA) 4:34.06 1996
Roly McSorley Canada 4:37.47 1996
Brad Hurst BAA 4:38.17 1997
Bob Hodge CMS 4:39.58 1996
Brad Hurst BAA 4:42.46 1996
Bob Hodge CMS 4:43.24 1997
Alan Muir BAA 4:47.98 1997



Women's Mile Run

Cindy O'Krane Canada 4:31.07 1998
Kathy Franey Nike 4:31.35 1998
Sinead Delahunty New Balance (Ireland) 4:32.15 1998
Kathy Francy Nike 4:33.50 1997
Alissa Hill Foot Locker 4:34.81 1995
Andrea Grove Mt. West TC 4:35.91 1998
Miesha Marzell Reebok Enclave 4:36.08 1998
Debbie Marshall New Balance 4:36.28 1998
Alissa Hill Unattached 4:37.30 1997
Beck Spies New Balance 4:38.32 1998



Women's 1500 Meter Run (1999, 2000, 2001, and 2002 only)

Marla Runyon Moving Comfort 4:06.42 1999
Collette LissNike Indiana Invaders 4:09.102001
Mary Jane HarrelsonNike4:09.122001
Lena NilssonUCLS/Sweden 4:09.89 2002
Stephanie Best Asics 4:11.45 1999
Debbie Marshall New Balance 4:11.49 1999
Meisha Marzell Reebok Enclave 4:12.05 1999
Cindy O'Krane Canada 4:12.53 1999
Kathy Fleming New Balance 4:13.26 1999
Carrie Tollefson Nike 4:13.61 2001



Men's Mile Run

Jason Pyrah Mizuno 3:56.82 1998
Graham HoodCanada 3:57.98 2002
Daniel Hill Australia 3:58.57 1998
Brian Baker New Balance 3:58.80 1998
Clay SchwabeTeam USA 3:58.91 2001
Jason LunnFarm Team 3:59.01 2001
Allan Klassen Canada 3:59.22 1998
Michael Stember United States 3:59.31 1998
Darin Shearer Central Mass Striders 3:59.73 1998
Darin Shearer Central Mass Striders 3:59.75 1999



Men's 1500 Meter Run (1999 and 2000 only)

Bryan Berryhill Colorado State 3:39.96 1999
Alexis Sharangabo Rwanda 3:40.09 2000
Mike Ryun Reebok Enclave 3:40.50 2000
Erik Nedeau New Balance 3:40.56 2000
Steve Willis New Zealand 3:40.62 1999
Gabe Jennings United States 3:40.88 1999
Charlie Gruber University of Kansas 3:41.20 2000
Tom Nohilly New Balance 3:41.26 2000
Dan Wilson Univ. of Conn. 3:41.26 2000
George Milic Yugoslavia 3:41.31 2000

1999 first year run. Add 17.2 seconds to time for approximate mile run equivalent.



Women's 3000 Meter Run (run 1994 and 2000)

Molly WatckeNew Balance 9:06.08 2000
Carrie Tollefson Unattached 9:08.20 2000
Rachel Sauder New Balance 9:08.44 2000
Laura Baker New Balance 9:08.48 2000
Kristen Beaney Reebok Boston 9:09.86 2000
Gina Procaccio New Balance 9:27.73 2000
Joanne Colleran New Balance 9:28.84 2000
Marty Shue Reebok Enclave 9:49.13 2000
Marty Shue Team Maine 10:01.24 1994
Christine Reaser Greater Lowell 10:15.19 2000



Men's 3000 Meter Run (run only in 2000)

Brian Baker New Balance 7:53.22
Matt Lane William and Mary 7:53.41
Peter Sherry Reebok Enclave 7:54.62
Andre Williams Reebok Enclave 7:55.10
Scott Westcott Australia 7:55.43
Chris Graff Reebok Enclave 7:55.84
Reuben Reina ASICS 7:58.32
Manuba Shibata Japan 8:04.00
Ray Hughes Athletics America 8:05.43
Jonathan Bourque Unattached 8:06.11



Men's 3000 Meter Steeplechase

Mark CroghanAdidas8:22.092000
Mark CroghanAdidas8:26.142001
Ray HughesNike8:32.912001
Robert GaryAdidas8:33.492001
Ray HughesNike Int.8:33.492002
George YiannelisGreece8:34.991998
Jared CordesWisconsin Runner RT8:35.252002
Tom NohillyNew Balance8:35.481998
Tony Cosey Adidas 8:36.02 1998
Billy HermanFarm Team8:37.292001



Women's 5000 Meter Run

Regina Jacobs Mizuno 14:52.49 1998
Megumi Tanaka Japan 15:20.97 2002
Kazue OgoshiDaihatsu/JPN 15:22.33 2002
Adrianna Fernandez Mexico 15:23.09 2002
Akiko Kawashima Japan 15:27.93 2001
Yuko Manabe Japan 15:29.47 2001
Melody Fairchild Nike 15:30.97 1997
Merima HashimEthiopia 15:31.32 2002
Yoko ManabeJapan 15:34.85 2002
Teyeba ErkessoEthiopia 15:35.61 2002



Men's 5000 Meter Run

Patrick NthiwaKenya 13:41.65 2002
David GalvanMexico 13:42.11 2002
Shadrack KosgeiKenya 13:42.48 2001
Toshihiro Iwasa Japan 13:42.79 2000
Andre Williams Unattached 13:42.94 2001
Ian Carswell Canada 13:43.82 1998
Michael AishNew Zealand 13:44.99 2002
Gary Stolz Farm Team 13:46.03 1998
Ian Carswell Canada 13:48.10 2000
Andre Williams Reebok Enclave 13:48.51 1999



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