Brustolon Claims USATF New England Marathon Title

04 NOV 2013
Brustolon Claims USATF New England Marathon Title
Laura Brustolon capped off the fall with a New England Championship at the Manchester City Marathon in Manchester, NH on Sunday, November 3, 2013. Brustolon, who finished third overall, was the top New England finisher, posting a 2:59:28. Alex Hall ran a solid 2:40:34 over the hilly course to take ninth place overall.

While the New England Championship was playing out in New Hampshire, several B.A.A. runners took to the streets of New York for the New York City Marathon. Pam Manley managed to snag a top spot finishing as the tenth American and the Veterans team of Pat Stumbras, Bernie O'Reilly and Jimmy Ellis took top honors.

For Manchester City Marathon Results visit the event website.

For New York Marathon Results visit the event website.
B.A.A. Moment 6

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. Pictured (left to right) above are seven of the eight women who participanted in the first official women's field of the Boston Marathon - Nina Kusciak, Katherine Switzer, Elaine Pederson, Ginny Collins, Pat Barrett, Frances Morrison, Sara Mae Berman (not pictured - Valerie Rogosheske).