DVIDS – News – King Wins Marine Corps/Armed Forces Marathon; Navy women sweep podium

Perfect weather combined with energetic runners provided ideal conditions for the elite runners of the 47th edition of the Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, DC

Marine Corps Capt. Kyle King of MAGTFTC Twentynine Palms, California, dominated the course from the start, winning the 2022 Marine Corps Marathon and Armed Forces Marathon titles with a stunning time of 2:19:19.

King’s time was 12 minutes faster than the next Armed Forces racer and All-Marine teammate, Major Sean Barrett of MCB Camp Pendleton, Calif., who finished second in the Armed Forces competition and fourth overall in the Marine Corps marathon.

The men of the Marine Corps topped the podium for the first time in the history of the Armed Forces Marathon since the program began in 1998.

Navy took team silver and Air Force was third.

NAVY WOMEN WIN THE PODIUM

Navy Lt. Cmdr. Katherine Irgens of Naval Submarine Base New London, Connecticut, won her first Armed Forces Gold with an impressive time of 2:50:24 and placed fourth overall in the Marine Corps Marathon Women’s Division.

Irgens’ teammates Adair Gennorcro, Coast Guard firefighter from USCG Station Indian River, Deleway, and Navy Lieutenant Rachel Viger from Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, helped capture the podium in the Women’s Armed Forces Championship, earning silver and bronze with times of 2:53:50 and 2:56 to conquer :29 and

This was the Navy women’s first team gold medal since 2014 and their first clean medal win in the women’s marathon.

Marine Corps Women won silver while the Air Force took third place.

The Armed Forces Sports Marathon Championship has been part of the Marine Corps Marathon since 1998. Team scores are tabulated based on the United States Track and Field Displacement Score of the top four of six men’s rankings from each team. For women, the first two out of four ranks are calculated.

At the final awards ceremony, Armed Forces Sports presented the race director with a trophy for his 30-year service as director of the Marine Corps Marathon, who recently announced his retirement.

Visit www.armedforcessports.defense.gov for full coverage of this year’s championship and all your favorite Department of Defense sports.

Full Results:

FINAL SCORING OF THE WOMEN’S TEAM
1st place: Navy 3 pts
2nd place: USMC 9 pts
3rd place: USAF 15 points

FINAL SCORING OF THE MEN’S TEAM
1st place: USMC 17 points
2nd place: Navy 21 pts
3rd place: USAF 43 pts

INDIVIDUAL WOMAN MEDALISTS
Gold: LCDR Katherine Irgens, Naval Submarine Base New London, CT – Navy – 2:50:24
Silver: FN Adair Gennorcro*, USCG Station Indian River, DE – Navy – 2:53:50
Bronze: LT Rachel Viger, Joint Base Andrews, MD – Navy – 2:56:29

INDIVIDUAL MEN MEDALISTS
Gold: Captain Kyle King, MAGTFTC Twentynine Palms, CA – USMC – 2:19:19
Silver: Maj Sean Barrett, MCB Camp Pendleton, CA – USMC – 2:31:22
Bronze: LCDR Thomas Betterbed, Okinawa, Japan – Navy – 2:33:34

RESULTS OF INDIVIDUAL WOMEN
Gold: LCDR Katherine Irgens, Naval Submarine Base New London, CT – Navy – 2:50:24
Silver: FN Adair Gennorcro*, USCG Station Indian River, DE – Navy – 2:53:50
Bronze: LT Rachel Viger, Joint Base Andrews, MD – Navy – 2:56:29
4th Place: Capt. Grace Jenkins, University of Hawaii ROTC, HI – USMC – 3:01:43
5th Place: 1stLt Stephanie Murphy, MCB Butler Camp Hansen, JP – USMC – 3:04:24
6th Place: 2nd Lt. Grace Tinkey, Sheppard AFB, TX – USAF – 3:08:12
7th Place: LT Rachel Burchill*, USCG Sector Anchorage, AK – Navy – 3:10:10
8th Place: 1stLt Genevieve Heaps, MCB Quantico, VA – USMC – 3:11:40
9th Place: Maj Elissa Ballas, Travis AFB, CA – USAF – 3:17:56
10th Place: SSgt Athena Garretson, McConnell AFB, KS – USAF – 3:53:50
11th Place: Maj Beth Shuler, Pentagon, VA – USAF – 4:06:45
12th Place: 1stLt Alixandra Valenti, MCB Camp Pendleton, CA – USMC – DNF

RESULTS OF INDIVIDUAL MEN – OPEN
Gold: Captain Kyle King, MAGTFTC Twentynine Palms, CA – USMC – 2:19:19
Silver: Maj Sean Barrett, MCB Camp Pendleton, CA – USMC – 2:31:22
Bronze: LCDR Thomas Betterbed, Okinawa, Japan – Navy – 2:33:34
4th Place: LCDR Kristopher Shold, Joint Base Andrews, MD – Navy – 2:34:06
5th Place: LCDR Matthew Rouse, Camp Lejeune, NC – Navy – 2:35:33
6th Place: Capt. Dylan Villescas, MCRD Parris Island, SC – USMC – 2:35:36
7th Place: Maj Jason Brosseau, Schriever Space Force Base, CO – USAF – 2:39:01
8th Place: 1stLt Luke Gilman, MCAS Cherry Point, NC – USMC – 2:39:12
9th Place: LCDR Patrick Cooper, NAS Jacksonville, FL – Navy – 2:42:23
10th Place: TSgt Jacob McCubbin, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH – USAF – 2:43:25
11th Place: Lt. Col. Bryan Kelly, Edwards AFB, CA – USAF – 2:43:35
12th Place: LT Davis Frease, NSA Bethesda, MD – Navy – 2:47:29
13th Place: CAPT Gene Severtson, Washington Navy Yard, DC – Navy – 2:48:04
14th: Maj Kenneth Hampshire, Marine Innovation Unit, VA – USMC – 2:49:18
15th: Lt. Col. Brian Dumm, NATO JFC Brunssum, Netherlands – USAF – 2:56:57
16th Place: Capt. Fritz Stoppelbein, Hurlburt Field, FL – USAF – 3:03:47
17th Place: Maj Marcus Williams, Fort Bragg, NC – USAF – 3:18:29
18th Place: 2ndLt John Cranston, MCB Quantico, VA – USMC – 3:19:05







Date of recording: 10/30/2022
Release Date: 10/30/2022 19:05
Story ID: 432284
Location: WASHINGTON, DC, USA






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