Schenk, Wang Blast Competition at Baltimore Half

By Clay Shaw

BALTIMORE, MD—Baltimore Marathon Festival’s Half Marathon, held October 20, 2018, was won by Sven Schenk of Magdeburg, Germany in 1:12:53.  Former UMBC and Auburn athlete Redatu Semeon was second in 1:13:57.  Dylan Hernadez of Edwardsville, IL was third in 1:15:00.

Yiou Wang of San Anselmo, CA was the women’s champion in 1:20:29.  Anna Starostzik of Baunatal, Germany was second in 1:21:43.  Kaitlyn Govatos of Annapolis, MD was third in 1:24:42.  Silvia Baage of Rockville, MD, the 2017 marathon champion was fifth overall in the half with a 1:25:11.

Top 10 Men

  1. 1:12:53 Sven Schenk  GER
  2. 1:13:37 Redatu Semeon MD
  3. 1:15:00 Dylan Hernandez  IL
  4. 1:15:40 Cody Reed  AZ
  5. 1:15:40 Florian Roeser  GER
  6. 1:16:43 Seth Kolosso  VA
  7. 1:18:32 Dustin Wernicke  TX
  8. 1:19:26 Ryan Stasiowski  PA
  9. 1:19:32 Adam Callaway  MD
  10. 1:19:38 Dominik Fabianowski  GER

   Top 10 Women

  1. 1:20:29 Yiou Wang  CA
  2. 1:21:43 Anna Starostzik  GER
  3. 1:24:42 Kaitlyn Govatos  MD
  4. 1:25:04 Cody Mezebish  MD
  5. 1:25:11 Silvia Baage  MD
  6. 1:25:18 Hallie Fox  DC
  7. 1:26:14 Chelsea Vane  MD
  8. 1:27:35 Natalie Atabek  MD
  9. 1:27:40 Sika Henry  VA
  10. 1:28:09 Laurel LeMoigne  VA
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