2017 Elite Runner Field as of Sept. 22, 2017:

* The following runners have confirmed entries in the 2017 QCM elite runner field.

** NOTE: THE 2017 ELITE FIELD IS CLOSED FOR ALL NEW INQUIRIES. **

FULL MARATHON WOMEN, 8
14. Meseret Ali Basa, Ethiopia
18. Belayinesh Fikadu, Ethiopia
2. Meseret Gebre Dekebo, Ethiopia
6. Letebrhan Gebreslasea, Ethiopia
16. Bose Gemeda Assefa, Ethiopia
12. Cynthia Jerop, Kenya
10. Doreen Kitaka, Kenya
4. Eyerusalem Kuma, Ethiopia
8. Joan Massah, Kenya
22. Elena Shemyakina, Geneva, IL*
20. Carrie Weldy, Phoenix, AZ

FULL MARATHON MEN, 13
7. Joseph Amenya, Kenya
33. Francesco Arato, Bolingbrook, IL*
21. Tsegay Hiluf Berhe, Ethiopia
23. Stanley Boen, Kenya*
35. Michael Cheptoo, Kenya
25. Josphat Chobei, Kenya
31. Chuck Engle, Lancaster, OH*
1. Fikadu Girma Teferi, Ethiopia#
27. Patrick Jenkins, Waterloo, WI
5. Hailemariam Kahsay, Ethiopia
11. Abu Kebede Diriba, Ethiopia
15. Birhanu Kemal, Ethiopia
9. Luke Kibet Pyatich, Kenya
17. John Mania Njoroge, Kenya
3. Hillary Too, Kenya
19. David Tuwei, Kenya
29. Blake Whalen, Dubuque, IA

HALF MARATHON WOMEN, 4
7000. Viola Chepchumba, Kenya
7001. Julie Crutchfield, Wilmington, IL
7002. Chelsie Heesch, Wilton, WI
7003. Brendelyn Juergens, Coal Valley, IL
7004. Hannah Reese, Denver, CO

HALF MARATHON MEN, 19
7005. Esau Ambakwa, Minneapolis, MN
7006. Coree Aussem-Woltering, Ottawa, IL
7007. Zach Baker, West Des Moines, IA
7008. Logan Beausoleil, Bettendorf, IA
7009. Benson Cheruiyot, Valparaiso, IN
7010. Jose Escoriza, Dubuque, IA
7003. Paul Getembe
7011. Richard Kandie, Kenya
7012. Ethan Koch, Rock Island, IL
7013. Brian Lovejoy, Davenport, IA
7014. Pete Mathis, Tinley Park, IL*
7015. Phil McNeal, Milwaukee, WI
7022. James Melly
7016. Joe Niemiec, Jackson, MI
7017. Luke Padesky, Moline, IL
7018. Tyler Pence, Springfield, IL
7019. Julius Rotich, Des Moines, IA*
7020. Sammy Rotich, Clive, IA
7021. Rick Torres, Elizabethtown, KY*
7022. Jordan Wildermuth, Elgin, IL

* Masters Division
# Defending overall champion
Elite bib numbers (shown above)
Scratch from field