Enman, Bjune Go 1-2 at Vermont City Marathon

30 MAY 2012
Enman, Bjune Go 1-2 at Vermont City Marathon
On Sunday, May 27, 2012, Vermont native Kasie Enman and B.A.A. teammate Caroline Bjune went 1-2 at the Vermont City Marathon in Burlington, Vermont. In winning the race, Enman became the first Vermont woman to claim the title. Racing in her first marathon since the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials this past January, Enman led from the start running 2:43:13. Bjune broke the 2:49:19 barrier to take the runner-up spot.

In the men's race, the B.A.A. was well-represented, placing three in the top ten. Josh Ferenc placed fourth overall and was the top Vermont male across the line in 2:30:50 Brad Mish followed in fifth place in 2:31:15 and Paul Ryan was ninth in 3:34:17.

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B.A.A. Moment 2

1935 John A. Kelley

Born in West Medford, Massachusetts as one of ten children, Kelley ran track and cross-country at Arlington High School in Massachusetts. He did not finish his first Boston Marathon in 1928, but eventually competed in a record 61 Boston Marathons. A legend of the marathon, Kelley won the 1935 and 1945 runnings of the Boston Marathon. He finished in second place at Boston a record seven times. Between 1934 to 1950, he finished in the top five 15 times at Boston, consistently running in the 2:30s. He ran his last full marathon at Boston in 1992 at the age of 84, his 61st start and 58th finish there.