Ritchie, Cappello Among the Top Finishers at the U.S. 15k Championship

13 MAR 2013
Ritchie, Cappello Among the Top Finishers at the U.S. 15k Championship
Tim Ritchie and Heather Cappello took a break from the snow and headed south to the U.S. 15k Championship, hosted by the Gate River Run in Jacksonville, FL on Saturday, March 9, 2013. Ritchie ran a personal best time of 44:01 - a 40 second improvement over his 2012 time - and took 6th place overall. Cappello placed 13th in 51:25.

For complete results, visit the event website.

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.