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 3

1966 - Bobbi Gibb

Although not an official entrant, Roberta “Bobbi” Gibb became the first woman to run the Boston Marathon. Joining the starting field shortly after the gun had been fired, Gibb finished the race in 3:21:40 to place 126th overall. Gibb again claimed the “unofficial” title in 1967 and 1968.