Minnesota Runner of the Year
USATF Minnesota each year honors the Minnesota "Runners of the Year" as compiled by the Minnesota Running Data Center. Performances on certified courses in Minnesota are used to rank the best Minnesota performers across a full range of distances. Full information on the ranking system can be found HERE.

2017 Minnesota Runner of the Year information

USATF Minnesota salutes the 2017 Minnesota Runners of the Year:
Age Women Men
Open Lisa Baumert Ben Sathre
35-39 Angie Williams Doron Clark
40-44 Melissa Gacek Eric Loeffler
45-49 Kara Parker Daniel Strike
50-54 Sonya Decker John Van Danacker
55-59 Wanda Gau Patrick Billig
60-64 Julie Virkus Bobby Paxton
65-69 Diane Stoneking Denny Jordan
70-74 Gloria Jansen Harry Cottrell
75-79 Sandra Dalquist Lee Stauffacher
80-84 Dorothy Marden Darrell Christensen
85-89 Jeannine Julson Francis Januschka
90-94 Florence Rawn Allen Johnson

Past Runners of the Year - 20162015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006