2011 Bay To Breakers Results: Moroccan Ridouane Harroufi Claims Title

The 2011 Bay To Breakers 12K race is officially in the books and it was won by a non-Kenyan runner for the first time since 1990. This year Moroccan Ridouane Harroufi won the race with a time of 34:26, edging out Ethiopan runner Direba Merga by three seconds. Merga finished three seconds ahead of Kenyan Allan Kiprono. This group of three finished closed to 40 seconds ahead of the next pack of runners.

Lineth Chepkurui of Kenya finished first among all women for the third straight year. She finished with a time of 39:11 and just barely edged out Mamitu Daska, who finished a mere one second behind Chepkurui.

Bolota Asmerom won the prize for first Bay Area male, as he claimed eighth place overall with a time of 36:44. Magdalena Lewy-Boulet once again won the title of fastest Bay Area female with a time of 41:25.

This first table lists the top fifteen runners overall. The top fifteen runners were all male, so this also counts as the list of top fifteen men. The second table lists the top fifteen females. You can view all results HERE, which allows you to search by name of runner.

Rank Name Bib Time Pace Hometown Division Div Rank
1 RIDOUANE HARROUFI 24 00:34:26 04:38 Morocco M-Elite 1
2 DIREBA MERGA 22 00:34:29 04:38 Ethiopia M-Elite 2
3 ALLAN KIPRONO 25 00:34:32 04:38 Kenya M-Elite 3
4 TESFAYE SENDEKU 23 00:35:10 04:43 Ethiopia M-Elite 4
5 JASON HARTMANN 28 00:35:29 04:46 BOULDER, CO M-Elite 6
6 MEB KEFLEZIGHI 21 00:35:34 04:47 MAMMOTH LAKES, CA M-Elite 7
7 LANI KIPLAGAT 41 00:36:33 04:55 Kenya M-Elite 5
8 BOLOTA ASMEROM 26 00:36:44 04:56 SAN FRANCISCO, CA M-Elite 8
9 NEIL MCDONAGH 31 00:36:56 04:58 PENSACOLA, FL M-Elite 9
10 GILIAT GHEBRAY 429 00:37:00 04:58 SAN MATEO, CA Male 10
11 PATRICK RIZZO 27 00:37:00 04:58 BOULDER, CO M-Elite 10
12 NEVILLE DAVEY 434 00:37:00 04:58 SAN MATEO, CA Male 12
13 TOMMY GREENLESS 431 00:37:00 04:58 SAN MATEO, CA Male 13
14 MARCO ANZURES 432 00:37:00 04:58 SAN MATEO, CA Male 14
15 MARK MATUSAR 433 00:37:00 04:58 SAN MATEO, CA Male 15


Rank Name Bib Time Pace Hometown Division Div Rank
1 LINETH CHEPKURUI 1 00:39:11 05:16 Kenya F-Elite 1
2 MAMITU DASKA 2 00:39:12 05:16 Ethiopia F-Elite 2
3 JELLIAH TINGEA 4 00:39:57 05:22 Kenya F-Elite 3
4 MISIKER MEKONNIN DEMISSE 6 00:40:36 05:27 Ethiopia F-Elite 4
5 JANE KIBII 5 00:41:21 05:33 Kenya F-Elite 5
6 MAGDALENA LEWY-BOULET 3 00:41:25 05:34 OAKLAND, CA F-Elite 6
7 LAURA BENNETT 9 00:41:56 05:38 BOULDER, CO F-Elite 7
8 ANNIE BERSAGEL 8 00:42:08 05:39 STANFORD, CA F-Elite 8
9 YIOU WANG 14 00:42:33 05:43 MILL VALLEY, CA F-Elite 9
10 MICHELLE FREY 7 00:42:51 05:45 MINNEAPOLIS, MN F-Elite 10
11 GREGG KAITLIN 17 00:44:17 05:57 SAN FRANCISCO, CA F-Elite 11
12 TANIA FISCHER 10 00:44:47 06:01 SANTA MONICA, CA F-Elite 12
13 ALEXA GLENCER 12 00:45:00 06:02 California, US F-Elite 13
14 SUE WHITE 901 00:45:41 06:08 LAS VEGAS, NV F30-39 1
15 VALERIE YOUNG 11 00:45:51 06:09 NOVATO, CA F-Elite 14

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