The SHAPE Women’s Half-Marathon will celebrate the 15th anniversary of this all-women’s race on Sunday, April 15th, and will once again, prove Women Run the World™!

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2017

HOST: Amy Robach, News Anchor of ABC’s Good Morning America WINNER: National marathon and half-marathon record holder and Olympic medalist, Deena Kastor, racked up her fourth win at this race, crossing the finish line in 1:16:17.

2016

HOSTS: Natalie Morales of NBC’s TODAY, Erica Hill of NBC News, and Carolyn Manno of NBC Olympics WINNER: Caroline Lefrak of the New York Athletic Club crossed the finish line in 1:16:28; her NYAC teammate Allie Kieffer was the runner-up in 1:17:07.

2015

HOSTS: Natalie Morales and Erica Hill of NBC’s TODAY WINNER: U.S. Olympian Deena Kastor raced to a first-place finish for the third consecutive year, finishing in a time of 1:12:51. The mark fell shy of her own event record time of 1:11:38, which she set in 2014. But the victory follows a monumental year for Kastor, in which she shattered the world masters half-marathon record at the Philadelphia Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon in September, at the age of 41.

2014

HOST: TODAY with Kathie Lee & Hoda co-host Hoda Kotb
WINNER: Three-time U.S. Olympian Deena Kastor, 41, raced to a first place finish and shattered the previous course record time of 1:13:25 set in 2013, running a blazing 1:11:38, setting not only a new event record, but also a new U.S. Masters record

2013

10thAnniversary HOST: Days of Our Lives and The Biggest Loser star Alison Sweeney and Morning Joe co-host Mika Brzezinski co-hosted. Sweeney and Brzezinski both participated in the race for the first time and crossed the finish line within two hours before a cheering crowd of 16,000; Sweeney finished in 1:59:50 and Brzezinski finished in 1:49:19 WINNER: Three-time U.S. Olympian Deena Kastor, 40, cruised to the finish, breaking the standing event record and setting a new course record of 1:13:25.05 by mere tenths of a second

2012

HOST: The View’s Elisabeth Hasselbeck
WINNER: Local running sensation Alemtsehay Misganaw, outran the course record of 1:14:40 and second-place finisher, three-time U.S. Olympian Jen Rhines, to finish in 1:13:25. Rhines, who led until mile 11, was not far behind at 1:14:05 (also beat the previous course record)

2011

HOST: The View’s Elisabeth Hasselbeck
WINNER: First-place winner, Sheri Piers, 39, of Falmouth, ME completed the course in 1 hour, 17 minutes, and 27 seconds winning the inaugural “Meyerhoff” trophy named in honor of the race’s 2010 champion Sally Meyerhoff, who died in a cycling accident the month prior
  • Sally’s sister, Samantha Meyerhoff, 21, ran the race in honor of her sister, and finished in fourth place at 1:26:30

2010

HOST: Sex and the City actress Kristin Davis WINNER: Sally Meyerhoff won the 2010 MORE Magazine/FITNESS Magazine Women’s Half-Marathon in 1:14:40

2009

HOST: Carol Alt , supermodel, actress and author WINNER: 2008 Olympian, Magdalena Lewy Boulet, 35, of Oakland, CA, who ran approximately 1:18:05 (exact times were not recorded)

2008

HOST: Kim Alexis, actress WINNER: Stephanie Hodge, 42, crossed the finish line to win the 2008 MORE Marathon with a time of 3:01:50

2007

HOST: Mariel Hemingway, actress
WINNER: Third-time winner Susan Loken, 43, of Phoenix, AZ., finished the marathon in 2:47:52

2006

HOST: Cheryl Ladd, actress
WINNER: Defending 2005 champion, Susan Loken, 42, won with a time of 2:50:01

2005

HOST: Karen Duffy, model/actress/author
WINNER: Susan Loken, won with an official time of 2:45:35, a MORE Marathon record

2004

SPOKESWOMEN: Academy Award winning actress Mary Steenburgen (Joan of Arcadia) WINNER: Former Irish Olympian Marie Murphy, who turned 45 two days after the race, retired from racing in 1992, was so inspired by the 40+ race she had to run again. 3:04:03
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