2015 Fort4Fitness Fall Festival race results


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News release from Fort4Fitness:

2015 Fort4Fitness Race Results

(September 28, 2015) – Race weekend was complete with perfect weather, a new start line area, and exceptional volunteer and police support for the 8th Annual Fort4Fitness Fall Festival events. The Triple Crown (running in all 3 Saturday races to equal 23.3 miles), Double Play (participating in 2 Saturday races) and Kids Marathon all reached record numbers in 2015 with 109, 139 and 940 registered in each respectively.

There were several new faces as well as a few familiar ones for the top overall winners of each race. The Half Marathon was won by Elias Rojas, 29, of Syracuse, IN with a time of 1:11:37 (Rojas was the 2013 Fort4Fitness Half Marathon winner) and Lindsay Cordes, 32, of Fort Wayne, IN, with her time of 1:22:30. Neal Niezer, 36, of Fort Wayne, IN was the wheelchair division winner with a time of 1:36:29. Niezer was the previous wheelchair division winner for the Half Marathon in 2011 and 2013.

The 10K Run/Walk winner Billy McManus, 23, Fort Wayne, IN, set a race record with his time of 32:16, and Liz Schloss, 27, of Fort Wayne, IN won in 39:22. The wheelchair division winner for the 10K was Triple Crown participant Devin Gilliam, 24, Fort Wayne, IN, with a time of 52:01, who was also the previous 2010 Half Marathon wheelchair division winner.

Nathan Heintzeman, 23, of Fort Wayne, IN, took first in the 4 Mile Run/Walk in 24:02, and Kirstin Alles, 25 of Ligonier, IN won with a time of 25:23 and set a race record. Jefferson Trotti, 61, Fort Wayne, IN took first in the wheelchair division with a time of 51:24.


Fort4Fitness 2015 Snapshot

Total Finishers for all 3 races

  • (Half Marathon, 10K, 4 Mile)
  • Total Finishers: 7,219
  • Female Finishers: 4,427
  • Male Finishers: 2,792

Total Finishers in the 10K

  • Total Finishers: 1,887
  • Female Finishers: 1,226
  • Male Finishers: 661
  • Average Finish Time: 1:14:03

Total Finishers in the Half Marathon

  • Total Finishers: 2,078
  • Female Finishers: 1,065
  • Male Finishers: 1,013
  • Average Finish Time: 2:18:18

Total Finishers in the 4 Mile

  • Total Finishers: 3,254
  • Female Finishers: 2,136
  • Male Finishers: 1,118
  • Average Finish Time: 59:30

The Triple Crown boasted 98 finishers (36 female and 62 male) and the Double Play 124 finishers.

Fort4Fitness will host the National Road Runners Club of America 10K in 2016. Registration for the 2016 Fort4Fitness Fall Festival is open only to the first 250 registrations at a special rate. Visit Fort4Fitness.org to sign up today!



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