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TC Marathon and 10-mile races at a glance

  • October 5, 2012 - 8:23 PM

When: Sunday

Where: Starts at Metrodome, ends at State Capitol

Start times: USA 10-mile championships 7 a.m.; marathon 8 a.m.

Runners: 11,787 for the marathon; 9,053 for the 10-mile race.

Weather: Mostly sunny, morning temps in the 30s.

Marathon course records: Men -- Phil Coppess (1985), 2 hours, 10 minutes, 5 seconds. Women -- Zinaida Semenova (2001) and Irina Permitina (2004), 2:26:51.

2011 champions: Men -- Sammy Malakwen, Kenya, 2:13:11. Women -- Yeshimebet Bifa, Ethiopia, 2:28:24. Neither will defend the titles.

Marathon prize money: Winners get $15,000 each. Course records are worth another $25,000.

Men's marathon favorites: Adem Hussein, Ethiopia, personal best 2:11:18; Christopher Kipyego, Kenya, 2:12:15; Berhanu Girma, Ethiopia, 2:12:24; Elija Muturi, Kenya, 2:13:17; Sean Quigley, Boulder, Colo., 2:14:12.

Women's marathon favorites: Grandma's Marathon champion Everlyne Lagat, Kenya, 2:31:32; Ataleclech Asfaw, Ethiopia, 2:33:56; Melissa Johnson-White, Lake Orion, Mich., 2:32:55.

10-mile course records: Men -- Abdi Abdirahman (2009), 46:35. Women -- Kara Goucher (2008), 53:16.

2011 champions: Mo Trafeh, Duarte, Calif., 46:46; .Janet Bawcom, Rome, Ga., 54:15.

10-mile prize money: Winners get $12,000 each. Course records are worth another $2,000. The equalizer bonus (going to the overall winner based on start time handicap) is $10,000.

Results: tcmevents.org

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