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Boston Marathon History: Past Women's Wheelchair Champions

Past Champions

YearNameCITIZENSHIPTime
1977 Sharon Rahn USA/IL 3:48:51
1978 Susan Shapiro USA/CA 3:52:35
1979 Sheryl Bair USA/CA 3:27:56
1980 Sharon Limpert USA/MN 2:49:04
1981 Candace Cable-Brookes USA/NV 2:38:41
1982 Candace Cable-Brookes USA/NV 2:12:43
1983 Sherry Ramsey USA/CO 2:27:07
1984 Sherry Ramsey USA/CO 2:56:51
1985 Candace Cable-Brookes USA/CA 2:05:26
1986 Candace Cable-Brookes USA/CA 2:09:28
1987 Candace Cable-Brookes USA/CA 2:19:55
1988 Candace Cable-Brookes USA/CA 2:10:44
1989 Connie Hansen DEN 1:50:06
1990 Jean Driscoll USA/IL 1:43:17
1991 Jean Driscoll USA/IL 1:42:42
1992 Jean Driscoll USA/IL 1:36:52
1993 Jean Driscoll USA/IL 1:34:50
1994 Jean Driscoll USA/IL 1:34:22
1995 Jean Driscoll USA/IL 1:40:42
1996 Jean Driscoll USA/IL 1:52:56
1997 Louise Sauvage AUS 1:54:28
1998 Louise Sauvage AUS 1:41:19
1999 Louise Sauvage AUS 1:42:23
2000 Jean Driscoll USA/IL 2:00:52
2001 Louise Sauvage AUS 1:53:54
2002 Edith Hunkeler SUI 1:45:57
2003 Christina Ripp USA/IL 1:54:47
2004 Cheri Blauwet USA/CA 1:39:53
2005 Cheri Blauwet USA/CA 1:47:45
2006 Edith Hunkeler SUI 1:43:42
2007 Wakako Tsuchida JPN 1:53:30
2008 Wakako Tsuchida JPN 1:48:32
2009  Wakako Tsuchida JPN 1:54:37
2010 Wakako Tsuchida JPN 1:43:32
2011 Wakako Tsuchida JPN 1:34:22#*
2012 Shirley Reilly USA/AZ 1:37:36
2013 Tatyana McFadden USA/IL 1:45:24
2014 Tatyana McFadden USA/IL 1:35:06

 

# Current World Best
* Course Record

B.A.A. Moment 5

1977 - Bob Hall Becomes the First Person to Complete the Race in a Wheelchair

In 1977, Bob Hall pioneered the division when he became the first person to complete the race in a wheelchair in 1975, making good on his promise to finish in under three hours.