Bloomsday 2011 - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

ADVERTISEMENT
Bookmark and Share

Bloomsday 2011

Posted: Updated:
  • Also on KHQ.comMore>>

  • Misiker Mekonnin's Dramatic Finish Wins Bloomsday

    Misiker Mekonnin Dramatic Finish Wins Bloomsday

    Sunday, May 1 2011 6:04 PM EDT2011-05-01 22:04:35 GMT
    This Women's Bloomsday may go down as one of the closest in history. Ethiopia's Misiker Mekonnin takes home the victory after a final sprint to the finish line to win the Women's Elite Race in the 2011 Lilac Bloomsday Run.>>
    This Women's Bloomsday may go down as one of the closest in history. Ethiopia's Misiker Mekonnin takes home the victory after a final sprint to the finish line to win the Women's Elite Race in the 2011 Lilac Bloomsday Run.>>

SPOKANE, Wash. - Nearly 60,000 runners took to the streets of Spokane Sunday afternoon for the biggest race of the year! KHQ has your complete Bloomsday 2011 coverage with videos, pictures, and you can even watch yourself cross the finish line!

Initial Results:

Men's Open:

  1.  Simon Ndirangu        Kenya      33:58
  2.  Allan Kiprono            Kenya      33:59
  3.  Belete Assefa           Ethiopia    34:09
  4. MacDonard Ondara   Kenya      34:39
  5. Stephen Muange       Kenya      34:45

Men's Top American:

  1. Josh Moen              Minneapolis    35:21

Men's Top Washington

  1. Joe Gray                 Newcastle, WA 36:25
  2. Uli Steidl                 Seattle, WA      37:27
  3. Steven Crane         Olympia, WA     37:28
  4. Kyle King                Cheney, WA      37:29

Women's Open:

  1. Misker Mekonnin      Ethiopia     40:25
  2. Wude Ayalew           Ethiopia     40:26
  3. Tingea Jelliah           Kenya        40:28
  4. Buzunesh Deba        Ethiopia     40:29
  5. Shewarge Amare     Ethiopia     40:31

Women's Top American:

  1. Amy Hastings           Mammoth Lakes, CA    40:54

Women's Top Washington

  1. Claudia Copeland     Olympia, WA         43:07
  2. Rose Wetzel             Seattle, WA           44:07
  3. Janet Collar              Spokane, WA        44:15
  4. Ruth Perkins             Puyallup, WA        44:16

Men's Wheelchair Open

  1. Aaron Gordian          Mexico City, MX     28:03
  2. Saul Mendoza           Wimberley, TX       29:07
  3. Jordan Bird               Tucson, AZ             30:50
  4. Aaron Pike                Champaign, IL       30:51
  5. Craig Blanchette       Battle Ground, WA 30:52
  6. Scott Parson             San Jose, CA          30:53
  7. Ryan Chalmers         Champaign, IL        31:46
  8. Laurens Molina         San Jose, CA          34:20
  9. Travis Dodson          Champaign, IL        35:35
  10. Raphael Nkegbe       Sunyani, AH           36:00

Women's Wheelchair Open

  1. Amanda McGrory       Savoy, IL             35:24
  2. Shirley Reilly             Tucson, AZ           35:35
  3. Susannah Scaroni      Tekoa, WA           38:33
  4. Ajar Busonga Mohammed   Kumasi, WA 38:36
  5. Anjali Forber-Pratt    Champaign, IL      41:33
  6. Anita Fordjour           Kumasi, WA          50:28
  7. Sandi Rush                Fallbrook, CA         51:04



For Complete Bloomsday Coverage, CLICK HERE

 

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • PHOTOS: 10-year-old goldfish has surgery to remove tumor

    PHOTOS: 10-year-old goldfish has surgery to remove tumor

    Monday, September 15 2014 2:39 PM EDT2014-09-15 18:39:15 GMT
    KHQ.COM - You could say that George the Goldfish is one lucky fish. When George's owners who were reportedly "very attached to him," learned that George had a life-threatening tumor, instead of putting him down or waiting for nature to take its course, they opted for a life-saving operation to save little George's life.>>
    KHQ.COM - You could say that George the Goldfish is one lucky fish. When George's owners who were reportedly "very attached to him," learned that George had a life-threatening tumor, instead of putting him down or waiting for nature to take its course, they opted for a life-saving operation to save little George's life.
    >>
  • WATCH: Rarely seen 9/11 Budweiser commercial that aired only once

    WATCH: Rarely seen 9/11 Budweiser commercial that aired only once

    Thursday, September 11 2014 8:52 PM EDT2014-09-12 00:52:54 GMT
    KHQ.COM - This Budweiser commercial was produced after the September 11th terrorist attacks. However, it hasn't been widely seen because Budweiser only aired it once so as not to benefit financially from it - they just wanted to acknowledge the tragic event.>>
    KHQ.COM - This Budweiser commercial was produced after the September 11th terrorist attacks. However, it hasn't been widely seen because Budweiser only aired it once so as not to benefit financially from it - they just wanted to acknowledge the tragic event.>>
  • US: North Korea using U.S. detainees as political pawns

    US: North Korea using U.S. detainees as political pawns

    Monday, September 15 2014 3:06 PM EDT2014-09-15 19:06:56 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. says North Korea is using detained American citizens as political pawns, after a 24-year-old Californian man was sentenced to six years of hard labor there. Matthew Miller, of Bakersfield, was convicted Sunday of entering the country illegally to commit espionage.>>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. says North Korea is using detained American citizens as political pawns, after a 24-year-old Californian man was sentenced to six years of hard labor there. Matthew Miller, of Bakersfield, was convicted Sunday of entering the country illegally to commit espionage.
    >>