Eric Ashe Wins Cape Cod Marathon & USATF New England Title

28 OCT 2012
Eric Ashe Wins Cape Cod Marathon & USATF New England Title
Eric Ashe won his debut marathon and claimed the USATF New England title in the process with his win at the Cape Cod Marathon in Falmouth, MA on Sunday, October 28, 2012. Ashe was three minutes ahead of the runner-up, coasting home to victory in 2:25. The 2012 race served as the USATF New England Marathon Championship, giving Ashe his first New England title.

One day prior, on Saturday, October 27th, Brielle Chabot, the reigning USATF New England 5k Champion, won the Cape Cod Half Marathon in 1:18:55 and placed second overall in the event.

RESULTS
31. Wayne Levy 2:50:22
84. Greg Lowe 3:14:57
91. Jon Schoenberg 3:17:29
97. Ted Norton 3:21:10
137. Joseph Kaiser 3:27:26
189. Peter DeCambre 3:35:34

Unofficial results for the half marathon are available here and unofficial marathon results are posted here
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.