Results and Commentary

Past Champions and Participation

MEN

YEARCHAMPION5K10KHMTOTAL
2012 Allan Kiprono (KEN) 13:48 28:37 1:01:44 1:44:09
2013 Stephen Sambu (KEN) 13:47 28:06 1:00:41 1:42:34
2014 Stephen Sambu (KEN) 13:27 27:25 1:02:00 1:42:52

WOMEN

YEARCHAMPION5K10KHMTOTAL
2012 Kim Smith (NZL) 15:26 31:36 1:10:57 1:57:59
2013 Kim Smith (NZL) 15:16 33:34 1:09:14 1:58:04
2014 Mamitu Daska (ETH) 15:12 31:04 1:08:20 1:55:53

PARTICIPATION & FINISHERS

YEARREGISTRANTS5K FINISHERS10K FINISHERSHM FINISHERS
2012 1492 1430 1291 1100
2013 2048 1897 1781 1597
2014 2630 2364 2022 1755

5K - B.A.A. 5K
10K = B.A.A. 10K
HM = B.A.A. Half Marathon

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. 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).