Grandma’s Marathon weekend kicked off tonight with the William A. Irvin 5K ― the first of numerous races scheduled for the 37th annual event.

Matthew Grey, 25, won the 3.1-mile race in a time of 15 minutes and 25 seconds. Grey, of Minnetonka, Minn., held off 19-year-old Dominique Aulagnon by two seconds.
In the women’s division, Savanna Plombon, 20, of Frederick, Md., took the title in 17:36 – the third fastest in the event’s 20 years. Four-time champion Michelle Oman, 39, placed second in 18:18.
A record 1,998 registered for the event with an unofficial 1,653 finishing the race. For complete results, visit
National titles will be decided Saturday morning with the running of the USA Half Marathon Championships. Many of the country’s top half marathoners are here seeking a share of the $82,000 prize purse – with $12,000 going to the top male and female. The men start at 6:15 a.m., and the women follow 10 minutes later.
Also, the 23rd annual Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon and 37th annual Grandma’s Marathon are tomorrow at 6:45 a.m. and 7:45 a.m., respectively. A record field of 7,835 is registered for the half marathon, while 7,338 are signed up for the full marathon.
June 21, 2013 – 20th Annual William A. Irvin 5K – Results
Top Ten Men
Name                                 Age     City                             State   Time  
Matthew Grey                       25        Minnetonka               MN      15:25
Dominique Aulagnon            19        Thunder Bay             ON      15:27
John Leaf                            26        Minneapolis              MN      15:36
Scott Behling                       23        Duluth                        MN      15:46
Blake Anderson                   17        Sartell                         MN      16:22
Drew Johnson                      19        Aurora                        MN      17:02
Jonathan Ryss                     22        St Paul                       MN      17:07
Sam Johnson                       17        Aurora                        MN      17:14
Brendan Kutz                       19        Grantsburg                WI       17:18
David Schuneman                35        Duluth                        MN      17:41
Top Ten Women
Name                                     Age     City                             State   Time  
Savanna Plombon              20        Frederick                   MD      17:36
Michelle Oman                   39        Mankato                     MN      18:18
Elizabeth Schlafke              15        Annandale                MN      19:05
Sasha Hovind                     17        Stirum                        ND      19:06
Jordan Paschke                  19        Chanhassen            MN      19:07
Hannah Jocelyn                  21        Duluth                        MN      19:33
Anja Maijala                        14        Wrenshall                  MN      19:37
Marissa Carlson                  16        Fosston                      MN      19:58
Jackie Lindfors                   16        Rogers                       MN      19:59
Joanna Drazkowski             36        Andover                     MN      20:17

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