Jim Loftus Mile

Running Club North Jim Loftus Mile

2020 Race Date – Thursday, June 4

The Jim Loftus Mile is held on the West Valley High School Track off Geist Road.  The event is named after Fairbanks’ Jim Loftus, a national-level masters runner who ran a sub-2:00 800m after his 50th birthday.  He also donated many hours and much effort to support track and field in the Interior.

2020 Race Registration and Results

2019 Race Results

2018 was the first year the Loftus Mile was timed using the ChronoTrack Live chip-timing technology.


Past Winners

Year

Women’s Winner

Men’s Winner

2020 – 7th  
2019 – 6th Naomi Bailey – age 16 – 5:17.5 (record) Tony Tomsich – age 32 – 4:42.3
2018 – 5th Melanie Nussbaumer – age 34 – 5:44.1 Rick Lader – age 32 – 4:46.4
2017 – 4th Kimberly Fitzgerald – age 24 – 5:33.2 Dylan Nixon-Helms – age 24 – 4:37.1
2016 – 3rd Beth Zirbes – age 31 – 5:58.8 Tristan Sayre – age 18 – 4:44.6
2015 – 2nd Kimberly Fitzgerald – age 22 – 5:43.7 Dylan Nixon-Helms – age 22 – 4:54.1
2014 – 1st Melanie Nussbaumer – age 30 – 5:39.4 Devin McDowell – age 28 – 4:50.3
from 2005 through 2013 the race was the Flint Hills Mile, after which it was renamed the Jim Loftus mile
in memory of Jim Loftus, an outstanding runner (sub 2:00 in 800m after age 50)
2013 Autumn Fournier – age 15 – 5:52.4 Devin McDowell – age 27 – 4:56.5
2012 Charity Walker – age 28 – 5:34.6 Ben Nelson – age 27 – 4:39.0
2011 Melissa Lewis – age 40 – 5:57.9 Chad Carroll – age 40 – 4:48.4
2010 Charity Walker – age 26 – 5:38.5 Zach Ginn – age 18 – 4:35.2
2009 Molly Callahan – age 16 – 5:56.1 Mike Kramer – age 41 – 4:39.2
2008 Maggie Callahan – age 19 – 5:18.0 Chad Carroll – age 37 – 4:38.6
2007 Maggie Callahan – age 18 – 5:32.4 Tony Tomsich – age 20 – 4:18.3 (record)
2006 Maggie Callahan – age 17 – 5:21.0 Daniel Carlson – age 23 – 4:37.6
2005 Crystal Pitney – age 14 – 5:31.5 Christopher Eversman – age 19 – 4:45.5
from 2000 through 2004 the race was the Williams Mile
2004 Crystal Pitney – age 13 – 5:42.7 Devin McDowell – age 18 – 4:39.3
2003 Karen Harris – age 39 – 5:51.5 Kevin Brinegar – age 34 – 4:36.1
2002 Davya Flaharty – age 17 – 5:44.1 Mike Kramer – age 34 – 4:36.1
2001 Susan Faulkner – age 42 – 5:50.5 Brian Hanley – age 18 – 4:35.7
2000 Kristen Rozell – age 29 – 5:41.9 Brian Hanley – age 17 – 4:45.5
through 1999 the race was the MAPCO Mile
1999 Michelle Mitchell – age 24 – 5:39.7 Kevin Brinegar – age 30 – 4:43.9
1998 Heather Hunt – age 23 – 5:20 Mike Kramer – age 30 – 4:38
1997 Michelle Mitchell – age 22 – 5:33.0 Brent Stringfellow – age 21 and
Brian Stringfellow – age 21 – 4:39.0

Results from Prior Years

Links are listed to results for every year that SportAlaska Event Timing has timed this event.

Year

Online Results

PDF & HTML Results (w/Usibelli Series points)

2020 ChronoTrack Results Athlinks Results Results by gender/PDF Results by class/PDF
2019 ChronoTrack Results Athlinks Results Results by gender/PDF Results by class/PDF
2018 ChronoTrack Results
(results by heat only)
Athlinks Results Results by gender/PDF Results by class/PDF
2017 Results by gender/PDF Results by class/PDF
2016 Results by gender/PDF Results by class/PDF
2015 Results by gender/PDF Results by class/PDF
2014 Results by gender/PDF Results by class/PDF
2013 Results by gender/PDF Results by class/PDF
2012 Results by gender/PDF Results by class/PDF
2011 Results by gender/PDF Results by class/PDF
2010 Results by gender/PDF Results by class/PDF
2009 Results by gender/PDF Results by class/PDF
2008 Results by gender/PDF Results by class/PDF
2007 Results by gender/PDF Results by class/PDF
2006 Results by gender/PDF Results by class/PDF
2005 Results by gender/PDF Results by class/PDF
2004 Results by gender/PDF Results by class/PDF
2003 Results by gender/PDF Results by class/PDF
2002 Results by gender/HTML Results by class/HTML
2001 Results by gender/HTML Results by class/HTML
2000 Results by gender/HTML Results by class/HTML
1999 Results by gender/HTML Results by class/HTML