2022 Monument Marathon Results

Over 500 runners take part in annual Western Nebraska race.
NBC Nebraska News at Ten
Published: Sep. 27, 2022 at 1:05 AM CDT
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GERING, Neb. (KNEP) - A little over 500 runners from across the country in action Saturday for the annual Monument Marathon.

Runners had the opportunity to take part in four events marathon, half marathon, 5K Run, and marathon relay.

Proceeds from the race goes to student scholarships at Western Nebraska Community College.

Monument Marathon Event Top Five Finishers

Men Marathon Top Five

1 Kyle Clouston (Lincoln, NE) Overall Winner 2:51:27

2 Nick Kizzire (Alliance, NE) 2:59:26

3 Joshua Richardson (Gillette, WY) 3:24:43

4 Billy Engel (Gering, NE) 3:26:22

5 Anthony Perlinski (Chadron, NE) 3:32:34

Women Marathon Top Five

1 Heidi McCarty (Cheyenne, WY) 3:26:51

2 Jodi Moore (Canada/Calgary) 3:34:19

3 Staci McDaniel (Boulder, CO) 3:54:13

4 Christina Boehr (Morrill, NE) 4:02:10

5 Abigail Hayes (Fort Collins, CO) 4:12:59

Men Half-Marathon Top Five

1 Alejandro Garcia (Chappell, NE) Overall Winner 1:10:43

2 Dylan Stansbury (Crawford, NE) 1:17:37

3 Alex Nickelson (Rapid City, SD) 1:33:59

4 Joshua Blanchard (Silverthorne, CO) 1:35:25

5 Troy Swartz (McCook, NE) 1:37:49

Women Half-Marathon Top Five

1 Emily Pifer (Laramie, WY) 1:29:57

2 Erin Shaul (Gering, NE) 1:45:05

3 Sarah Stahl (Louisville, NE) 1:47:12

4 Staci Blomstedt (McCook, NE) 1:51:43

5 Cassandra Walker (Papillion, NE) 1:51:46

Men 5K Top Five

1 Jarred Berger (Gering, NE) Overall Winner 19:18

2 Hans Adams (Scottsbluff, NE) 20:43

3 Axel Blomstedt (McCook, NE) 22:36

4 Landon Walker (Englewood, CO) 22:39

5 Derrick Brown (Gering, NE) 23:13

Women 5K Top Five

1 Libby Baum (Gering, NE) 23:51

2 Rinlee Blomstedt (McCook, NE) 24:03

3 Alicia Cuevas (Scottsbluff, NE) 24:40

4 Stephanie Berger (Gering, NE) 25:28

5 Ellie Walls (Alliance) 25:42

Marathon Relay Team Winner: 1 Team Van Cleave Squad (Overall Winner) 1:33:42