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Year   Champion, Hometown   •  Time

1949   Robert Ault, Ohio  •  1:09:00
1950   Charles D. Gay, Schenedtady, New York  •  1:25:15
1951   Paul T. Spaniola, Flint, Michigan  •  1:28:02
1952   James Rogers, Alhambra, California  •  1:07:07
1953   Max Igree, Flint Michigan  •  1:42:26
1954   Max Igree, Flint Michigan  •  2:05:07
1955   Robert Rudl, Flint, Michigan  •  1:07:45
1956   Armand Courey, Montreal, Quebec  •  1:15:25
1957   Hon. Harold Soden, Lake Placid, New York  •  1:10:15
1958   Richard L. Valley, Flint, Michigan  •  1:31:46
1959   Howard Resch, Flint, Michigan  •  1:27:45

1960   Richard Austin, Flint, Michigan  •  1:25:10
1961   Arthur Gerdes, Flint, Michigan  •  1:04:17
1962   John C. Ulmer, Lancaster, Pennsylvania  •  1:04:24
1963   John Toler, Flint, Michigan  •  1:26:02
1964   John C. Ulmer, Lancaster, Pennsylvania  •  1:36:24
1965   Frank Frankenberg, Washington, Missouri  •  1:33:27
1966   Paul T. Spaniola, Flint, Michigan   •  1:25:00
1967   Frank Frankenberg, Washington, Missouri  •  1:35:37
1968   William M. Gallagher, Flint, Michigan  •  1:52:58
1969   Nelson Hall, Washington, Missouri   •  1:26:03

1970   Paul T. Spaniola, Flint, Michigan  •  1:22:34
1971   Don Tyrrell, Saginaw, Michigan  •  1:29:51
1972   William Vargo, Swartz Chreek, Michigan  •  1:28:53
1973   Paul T. Spaniola, Flint, Michigan  •  1:37:38
1974   William Vargo, Swartz Creek, Michigan  •  1:34:38
1975   William Vargo, Swartz Creek, MI   •  2:06:39
          (Record Holder)
1976   William Vargo, Swartz Creek, MI  •  1:40:48
1977   Paul T. Spaniola, Flint, Michigan  •  1:16:52
1978   Jeff David, Demoines, Iowa  •  1:36:30
1979   Paul Strong, Mt. Clemens, Michigan  •  1:38:48

1980   Bob Ricker, Jr., Chariton, Iowa  •  1:32:43
1981   Frank Gimpert, Harper Woods, Michigan  •  1:38:48
1982   William Vargo, Swartz Creek, Michigan  •  1:37:58
1983   Robert Impullitti, Mt. Clemens, Michigan  •  1:20:29
1984   Richard Mulnyx, Flint, Michigan  •  1:19:49
1985   Ted Wright, Lincoln, Nebraska  •  1:21:20
1986   Dan Griffin, Sellersburg, Indiana  • 1:31:09
1987   Dan Griffin, Sellersburg, Indiana  •  1:26:14
1988   Gordon Vogel, Jeffersontown, Kentucky  •  1:43:15
1989   Chris Karas, Burton, Michigan  •  1:16:26

1990   Tom Armes, Louisville, Kentucky  •  1:19:40
1991   Jan Travis, Talorsville, Kentucky  •  1:29:39
1992   Paul T. Spaniola, Flint, Michigan  •  1:38:53
1993   Wayne Shake, Florence, Kentucky  •  1:26:57
1994   Randall M. Sullivan, Campbellsville, KY  •  1:25:22
1995   Randall M. Sullivan, Franklinton, KY  •  1:23:45
1996   Dan Griffin, Houston, Texas  •  1:23:17
1997   Coy Howard, Springfield, Kentucky  •  1:40:43
1998   Paul Howard, Louisville, Kentucky  •  1:39:23
1999   David J. Sprunger, Saginaw, Michigan  •  1:28:42

2000   Al Fleig, Louisville, Kentucky  •  1:37:20
2001   Coy Howard, Springfield, Kentucky  •  1:23:26
2002   David J. Edel, Auburn, Michigan  •  1:18:40
2003   John Self,  •  1:33:0
2004   Rick Manges  •  1:21:06
2005   Tom Whetzell, Cabool, Missouri  •  1:25:58
2006   Eric Constant, Lansing, Michigan  •  1:47:52
2007   Chris Karas, Burton, Michigan  •  1:28:49
2008   Chris Karas, Burton, Michigan  •  1:17:40
2009   Marcus Dandaneau, South Pasadena, Florida  •  1:20:42

2010   Mike Shumaker, Swartz Creek, MI  •  1:31:26
2011   Sandy Sian, Lowell, MI  •  1:20:48
2012   Mike Shumaker, Swartz Creek, MI  •  1:24:32
2013   Jennifer Spaniola, Swartz Creek, MI  •  1:10:45
2014   Dan Griffin, Jeffersonville, IN  •  1:30:07

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