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McKirdy Micro Marathon results: Calli Thackery runs brilliant 2:22:17 on debut

Briton Calli Thackery ran 2:22:17 for a brilliant marathon debut at the McKirdy Micro Marathon in New York on Saturday. Eritrea's Tsegay Tuemay won the men's race.

calli thackery of great britain for the mckirdy micro marathon
Calli Thackery of Great Britain for the McKirdy Micro Marathon. Photo by Organizers.

NEW YORK (Oct. 16) – Great Britain’s Calli Thackery and Eritrea’s Tsegay Tuemay clinched the women’s and men’s titles, respectively, at the McKirdy Micro Marathon in New York on Saturday (14). Thackery’s performance catapulted her into the ranks of Europe’s elite marathoners on debut, while Tuemay led the men’s field with a time of 2:11:04.

Thackery completed the race in 2:22:17, tying with fellow Briton Charlotte Purdue as the third-fastest women’s marathon runner of 2023.

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Her debut time also ranks her third all-time among European women, trailing only Dutch athlete Sifan Hassan, who holds a time of 2:18:33, and Great Britain’s Paula Radcliffe with 2:18:56.

In the women’s competition, American runners Savannah Berry and Makenna Myler finished second and third, clocking in at 2:29:13 and 2:31:59, respectively.

On the men’s side, Tuemay was followed by Estonia’s Tiidrek Nurme, who finished in 2:13:28. American runners Jonas Hampton, Donnie Cowart, and Alan Peterson rounded out the top five, posting times of 2:13:34, 2:13:39, and 2:14:31, respectively.

McKirdy Micro Marathon Top Results

Women’s Top 30 Results

  1. Calli Thackery – Great Britain – 2:22:17
  2. Savannah Berry – USA – 2:29:13
  3. Makenna Myler – USA – 2:31:59
  4. Anna West – USA – 2:35:12
  5. Zoe Baker – USA – 2:36:01
  6. Monica Hebner – USA – 2:36:04
  7. Kelli Smith – USA – 2:36:34
  8. Isabel Hebner – USA – 2:36:38
  9. Brittney Hall – USA – 2:36:39
  10. Kaitlin Donner – USA – 2:36:40
  11. Alyssa Bloomquist – USA – 2:36:41
  12. Natalie Callister – USA – 2:36:46
  13. Flannery Davis – USA – 2:36:52
  14. Sally Crowther – USA – 2:38:12
  15. Marissa Lenger – USA – 2:38:51
  16. Hannah Chau – USA – 2:39:50
  17. Michelle Lee – USA – 2:39:50
  18. Alexandra Conway – USA – 2:39:57
  19. Maura Lemon – USA – 2:40:30
  20. Lauren Ames – USA – 2:40:34
  21. Emilee Risteen – USA – 2:41:07
  22. Brooke Slayman – USA – 2:41:08
  23. Hannah Cocchiaro – USA – 2:41:50
  24. Sarah Hutchings – USA – 2:42:14
  25. Sofie Schunk – USA – 2:43:36
  26. Mary Felig – USA – 2:44:22
  27. Elizabeth Camy – USA – 2:46:41
  28. Caitlin McGinley – USA – 2:48:54
  29. Heather Oliva – USA – 2:49:31

Men’s Top 30 Results

  1. Tsegay Tuemay – Eritrea – 2:11:04
  2. Tiidrek Nurme – Estonia – 2:13:28
  3. Jonas Hampton – USA – 2:13:34
  4. Donnie Cowart – USA – 2:13:39
  5. Alan Peterson – USA – 2:14:31
  6. Lee Wesselius – Canada – 2:14:39
  7. Rene Ortiz – Mexico – 2:14:53
  8. Jason Weitzel – USA – 2:15:55
  9. Aaron Gruen – USA – 2:15:56
  10. Thomas Toth – Canada – 2:15:57
  11. Ben Blankenship – USA – 2:16:01
  12. Mitchell Ammons – USA – 2:16:03
  13. Tyson Miehe – USA – 2:16:08
  14. Charlie Lawrence – USA – 2:16:10
  15. Habtamu Cheney – USA – 2:16:12
  16. Sergio Reyes – USA – 2:16:14
  17. Joseph Trojan – USA – 2:16:21
  18. Tyler Sickler – USA – 2:16:57
  19. Alberto Mena – USA – 2:17:06
  20. Benjamin Decker – USA – 2:17:08
  21. Eduardo Terrance Garcia – US Virgin Islands – 2:17:09
  22. Sem Sultanov – USA – 2:17:09
  23. Isaac Benz – USA – 2:17:10
  24. Jordan Daniel – USA – 2:17:10
  25. Matt Rand – USA – 2:17:11
  26. Dominic Hockenbury – USA – 2:17:12
  27. John DeWitt – USA – 2:17:13
  28. Alex Burks – USA – 2:17:13
  29. Martin Hehir – USA – 2:17:16
  30. Ryan Jara – USA – 2:17:19

For the full Bakline McKirdy Micro Marathon results, please click here

Covers meetings in the United States, including the USA Championships, meetings in Florida and Miami, as well as promoting on social media @worldtrack. Campbell discovered his writing ability at South Broward HS in Hollywood, FL, before graduating from Florida International University and continued to sharpen his skills.

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