Deborah Lazaroff, 60, of Jackson unofficially ran the fastest half marathon by a master’s woman from Michigan Sunday at the Suja Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Half Marathon, finishing in 1:49:45.
The event hosted USA Track & Field’s Half Marathon Master’s National Championships. Official results are not yet available from USATF.
Lazaroff was second in the women’s 60-64 division and 459th of 9,961 women in the race. Spokane’s Rachel Jaten, 40, was the 10th woman overall in 1:16:03, and fastest master’s-aged woman.
Top women’s finisher from Michigan was Susie Mell, 36, from Milford who was 137th among all women in 1:39:01. Milford was 26th among 1,714 women 35-39.
Shalene Flanagan, 34, of Portland, Ore. won the women’s half in 1:07:51 and was 10th overall in the field of 16,768 men and women.