2018 Elite Runner Field as of Sept. 18, 2018:

* The following runners have confirmed entries in the 2018 QCM elite runner field.

FULL MARATHON MEN, 16:
2. Kiplangat Terer, Kenya
4. Hailemariam Atsebha Kahsay, Ethiopia
6. Tadesse Yae Dabi, Ethiopia
8. William Mutai, Kenya
10. Philip Mburu, Kenya
12. Temesgen Habtemariam Bekele, Ethiopia
14. Suleman Abrar Shifa, Ethiopia
16. Luke Kibet, Kenya 
18. Lazarus Yego, Kenya
20. Abu Kebede Diriba, Ethiopia
22. David Tuwei, Kenya
24. Kenneth Kosgei, Kenya
26. Girma Bekele Gebre, Ethiopia
28. Sammy Rotich, Kenya
30. Orinthal Striggles, Columbia, SC *
32. Jake Alexander, Davenport, IA

HALF MARATHON MEN, 16:
7006. Benson Cheruiyot, Kenya
7007. Zakayo Biwot, Kenya
7008. Elisha Kipruto, Kenya
7009. Arturs Bareikis, Crestwood, IL
7010. Brett Lustgarten, Carol Stream, IL
7011. Blake Whalen, Fort Dodge, IA
7012. Esau Ambakwa, Kenya
7013. Michael Cheptoo, Kenya
7014. Ethan Koch, Millville, MN
7015. Coree Woltering, Ottawa, IL
7016. Brian Lovejoy, Davenport, IA
7017. Peter Kiptoo, Kenya
7018. Peter Rono, Kenya
7019. Francis Kosgey, Kenya
7020. Benson Matheka, Kenya *
7021. Julius Rotich, Des Moines, IA *
7022. Pete Mathis, Tinley Park, IL *
7023. Rick Torres, Elizabethtown, KY *

FULL MARATHON WOMEN, 12:
1. Joan Massah, Kenya
3. Doreen Kitaka, Kenya
5. Meseret Basa, Ethiopia
7. Valentyna Poltavska, Ukraine *
9. Shawanna White, Columbia, SC
11. Dani Steinbacher, Ann Arbor, MI
15. Alem Ashebir, Ethiopia
17. Lisa Johnson, Racine, WI
19. Bose Gemeda Assefa, Ethiopia
21. Betty Kathambi, Kenya
23. Jessica Moskalewski, Ravenna, MI
25. Nallely Quiroz, Mexico
27. Bertha Estela Sanchez, Mexico *

HALF MARATHON WOMEN, 6:
7000. Brittany Charboneau, Denver, CO
7001. Jane Bareikis, Crestwood, IL
7002. Kristin Johnson, Chicago, IL
7003. Danielle Hodge, Iowa City, IA
7004. Jessica Hodge, North Liberty, IA
7005. Brendelyn Juergens, Coal Valley, IL

* Masters Division

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