Three for the Road: Cappello, Faber and Meyer Post Top Finishes at the U.S. 20k Championship

05 SEP 2011
Three for the Road: Cappello, Faber and Meyer Post Top Finishes at the U.S. 20k Championship
Heather Cappello, Jeannette Faber, and Lucas Meyer all took top places at the U.S 20k Championship, hosted by the New Haven 20k on Monday, September 5, 2011. Cappello and Faber secured spots in the top ten, with only three places and 34 seconds separating them. Cappello was 5th in 1:10:19 and Faber was 8th in 1:10:53. Meyer cracked the top fifteen with his 1:03:24, placing 13th overall. All three athletes are preparing for the marathon at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials in Houston, TX on January 14, 2012.

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B.A.A. Moment 5

1977 - Bob Hall Becomes the First Person to Complete the Race in a Wheelchair

Shown here in 1977, Bob Hall pioneered the division when he became the first person to complete the race in a wheelchair in 1975, making good on his promise to finish in under three hours.