Record Holders (current course)

Men

Nathaniel Dick - 16:13

Women

Betsy Frens - 17:15

Handcycle

Nicholas Nieboer - 11:22

Previous Winners

Year Male Winner Time Female Winner Time Corporate Challenge Winner School Challenge Winner Handcycle Virtual Race
1990 Mike Kwantes 15:39 Kathleen Broekhuizen 18:47 - -
1991 Mike Kwantes 15:26 Laura Vroon 18:09 - -
1992 Dave Vander Kooy 16:45 Laura Vroon 18:14 - -
1993 Brian Diemer 15:13 Ellen Dykstra 18:52 - -
1994 Craig Spoelhof 15:34 Laura Vroon 18:26 - -
1995 Ryan Le Fleur 15:28 Kristen Hulst 19:53 - -
1996 Paul Diekema 16:03 Deb Lenters 19:23 - -
1997 Jason Washler 15:49 Michelle Rauch 17:56 - -
1998 David Riemersma 15:33 Valerie Hendrickson 19:02 - -
1999 Rob Bouws 16:14 Kristen Brown 19:19 - -
2000 Scott Belland 16:03 Kathy Walden 20:29 - -
2001 Scott Belland 16:18 Amy Wing 17:54 - -
2002 Jimi Minnema 16:05 Rebecca Monroe 21:00 - -
2003 Jimi Minnema 16:35 Betsy Frens 17:15 - Oakdale Christian
2004 Paul Rollet 15:58 Diane DeBoer-Bunn 18:28 - Oakdale Christian
2005 Jimi Minnema 16:10 Laura Vroon 19:10 - Oakdale Christian
2006 Jimi Minnema 16:33 Laura Vroon 18:59 - Oakdale Christian
2007 Daniel Komen 16:01 Laura Vroon 19:19 - Millbrook Christian
2008 Rob Hyde 16:32 Rebecca Wiltjer 19:41 - Millbrook Christian
2009 Brian Paff 16:17 Samantha Westveer 19:12 - Byron Center Christian
2010 Zach Nowicki 17:30 Jana Baatenburg 18:55 - Byron Center Christian
2011 Matt McSween 16:27 Koby Hagen 18:33 Ranir Byron Center Christian
2012 Alex Wrobel 16:04 Gretchen Braymer 18:41 Hoekstra Landscaping Grand Rapids Christian
2013 Rob Hyde 16:26 Tracy Oostema 19:54 Ranir Grand Rapids Christian
2014 Rob Hyde 16:56 Alyssa McElheny 17:50 Ranir Byron Center Christian Tom Weaver
15:38
2015 Dan Vanden Akker 16:27 Betsy Frens 17:15 Gentex Byron Center Christian Rob Seng
12:53
2016 Nathaniel Dick 16:13 Martha Shomsky 19:56 Corium Byron Center Christian Jared Hart
12:28

Andrew Dykhuis, Heather Fader

2017 Rob Hyde 16:59 Madelyn Frens 20:02 Corium Byron Center Christian Jeff Yonker
12:42

2018 Nathaniel Dick 16:20 Hope Gaffner 18:39 Calvin Seminary Byron Center Christian Tom Weaver
13:02

2019 J Bailey 16:48 Camryn Bodine 20:04 Corium Byron Center Christian Nicholas Nieboer
11:22

2020 Owen Kalsbeek 18:16 Katherine Shomsky 22:15 N/A N/A N/A

2021 Jesse McCurdy 17:46 Sarah Bartz 20:58 Corium N/A Pierre Camy
13:37

Classic Timeline

1992 - First time race opened up beyond alumni, first time officially named "Calvin Spring Classic"

1997 - Lakeshore Chapter joined GR Chapter

1999 - Family Fun Run added

2000 - Champion Chip Timing started

2004 - First Race through new East Campus

2008 - Event held at Prince Conference Center due to Wellness Center construction; Fun Run renamed Karen Muyskens Family Fun Run

2009 - New D-Ring disposable timing device. Had timing mat at both start and finish line for first time
Event held at new Spoelhof Fieldhouse complex, fun run held on indoor track

2011 - New timing system incorporated into runner's bib; 1,150 participants

2012 - Aspen Investment Management, Inc. became the first “title sponsor” of the Classic

2013 - 1,316 participants (current Calvin Classic record)

2014 - President's Shoe Challenge and Handcycle division added

2016 - Virtual Race added 

2020 - Calvin Classic moved to the fall to correspond with Homecoming and Family Weekend. Also the year the race was completely virtual due to Covid-19. Eenhoorn LLC became the Title sponsor. 

2021 - First in-person race held during Homecoming and Family Weekend. Youth Fun Run moved outdoors to the Zuidema field and outdoor track facility.