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 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.