Registration for the 2014 Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon will open in the middle of January 2014.
The Lakefront Marathon will be held on Oct. 5th, 2014 at 7:30 a.m.
Mukwonago's Meissen, Hudson’s Burkart Win 2013 Lakefront Marathon in Milwaukee
33rd annual event included nearly 2,200 finishers
(Milwaukee) October 6, 2013 – Ryan Meissen, a 35-year-old from Mukwonago, was the overall winner of the 2013 Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon, the 33rd annual event from the Badgerland Striders. This was the second time Meissen has won the 26.2 mile race from Grafton to Veteran’s Park, this time with a time of 2 hours, 28 minutes and 23 seconds.
Zachary Meineke of Wauwatosa was second in the men's category with a time of 2:30:06, while Josh Kaplan of Portland, OR finished third at 2:34:12.
On the women's side, the overall winner was Melissa Burkart, 31 years-of-age, from Hudson, Wisconsin. She finished the race in 2:45:31, recording the 7th fastest time in the 33 year history of the race. Amanda Daws of Milwaukee finished second with a time of two hours, 58 minutes and 26 seconds, and Ruth Swedler of Milwaukee finished third at 3:04:20.
The signature event from Wisconsin's oldest and longest running club filled to capacity in early April 2013 with 3,100 runners. A picture perfect day greeted runners along the course, with temperatures in the low to mid 50s throughout the day.
For complete results from this year's race, visit www.onlineraceresults.com.
Concordia University’s Team Claws Cinches Victory in 2nd Annual Paws vs. Claws Challenge
(Milwaukee) October 7, 2013 -- There was less than a two-minute difference between Concordia University’s Team Claws and UW-Milwaukee’s Team Paws average marathon times, but it was enough for Team Claws to take the championship from Team Paws. At Sunday’s 33rd Annual Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon, Team Claws finished the race with an average time of 4:09:39, while Team Paws finished in 4:11:07.
28 runners represented Team Claws, including the second place finisher, Zachary Meineke of Wauwatosa. 53 runners represented Team Paws, the champions of last year’s inaugural challenge.
Lakefront Marathon Merchandise is now Available
Merchandise is being added to our merchandise web page. Finisher shirts are now available. Finisher jackets will be available later this week. Click here for our merchandise page.
Note: Runner shirts have a logo that is offset by design.
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