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 4

1972 - Women Official Entrants in Marathon

Although Bobbi Gibb was the first woman to complete the Boston Marathon in 1966, it was not until the 1972 Boston Marathon that women could become official entrants due to a change in AAU rules.