of America Marathon
Andrea Fischer and Michele McFadden are the only women to run the Heart of America Marathon in less than three hours and Fischer has done it twice. The two ran together in 1996 and finished in 2:54:10. Fischer ran solo the next year and was only 38 seconds off that time (2:54:48). Fischer and McFadden were tied for third overall in '96 while Fischer was second overall in '97.