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Results & Commentary

B.A.A. Half Marathon

The B.A.A. Half Marathon burst onto the New England Running scene in 2001. It not only remains on of the most popular Autumn races in New England, but runners from around the country and the world annually come to Boston and enjoy running along the scenic Emerald Necklace Park System.

PAST CHAMPIONS

Men’s Open Division

YearChampionAgeHOMETime
2001 Wayne Levy 36 JAM 1:10:57
2002 David Hinga 26 KEN 1:09:47
2003 Laban Kipkemboi 25 KEN 1:03:04
2004 Luke Metto 28 KEN 1:02:57
2005 Celedonio Rodriguez 24 USA 1:04:09
2006 Samuel Ndereba 29 KEN 1:03:03
2007 Tom Nyariki 36 KEN 1:02:20
2008 Charles Munyeki 22 KEN 1:02:46
2009 Martin Fagan 26 IRL 1:02:21
2010 John Korir 35 KEN 1:02:21
2011 Ali Abdosh 24 ETH 1:03:36
2012 Allan Kiprono 22 KEN 1:01:44*

Women’s Open Division

YearChampionAgeHOMETime
2001 Sarah Nixon 37 USA 1:21:16
2002 Sarah Nixon 38 USA 1:22:34
2003 Marie Davenport 28 IRL 1:10:57
2004 Lornah Kiplagat 30 NED 1:12:05
2005 Nataliya Berkut 30 UKR 1:12:21
2006 Marie Davenport 31 IRL 1:12:10
2007 Edna Kiplagat 27 KEN 1:13:36
2008 Azalech Masresha 20 ETH 1:11:44
2009 Belainesh Zemedkun Gebre 21 ETH 1:11:07
2010 Caroline Rotich 26 KEN 1:10:52*
2011 Janet Cherobon-Bawcom 33 USA 1:11:58
2012 Kim Smith 30 USA 1:10:57

Men’s Wheelchair Division

YearChampionAgeHOMETime
2001 Tim Kelly 34 USA 1:06:46
2002 Tim Kelly 35 USA 1:06:51
2003 Tony Nogueira 35 USA 57:43
2004 Tony Nogueira 36 USA 53:07*
2005 Mark Ledo 28 CAN 57:18
2006 Mark Ledo 29 CAN 56:48
2007 Tony Nogueira 39 USA 54:19
2008 Tony Nogueira 40 USA 53:07*
2009 Tony Nogueira 41 USA 55:36
2010 Gary Brendel 51 USA 1:01:01
2011 Tony Nogueira 43 USA 56:26
2012 Tony Nogueira 44 USA 58:14

Women’s Wheelchair Division

YearChampionAgeHOMETime
2001 Jane Ramond-Hall 40 USA 1:31:06
2002 no competitors n/a n/a n/a
2003 Laurie Stephens 19 USA 1:10:43
2004 Laurie Stephens 20 USA 1:09:44*
2005 April Coughlin 26 USA 1:22:50
2006 April Coughlin 27 USA 1:15:17
2007 Jacqui Kapinowski 44 USA 1:22:17
2008 Laurie Stephens 24 USA 1:17:00
2009 no competitors n/a n/a n/a
2010 Jacqui Kapinowski 47 USA 1:31:07
2011 Carla Trodella 30 USA 2:41:49
2012 Cheri Blauwet 32 USA 1:26:48

Men’s Masters Division

YearChampionAgehomeTime
2001 Dave Oliver 45 USA 1:16:12
2002 Bill Rogers 54 USA 1:16:05
2003 Eddy Hellebuyck 42 USA 1:05:12*
2004 Dan Verrington 42 USA 1:14:16
2005 Wayne Levy 40 JAM 1:12:50
2006 Oscar Gonzalez-Barreto 42 USA 1:10:59
2007 Henry Scollard 44 USA 1:15:07
2008 Gregory Picklesimer 42 USA 1:14:20
2009 Joseph Koech 40 KEN 1:07:42
2010 Joseph Koech    41 KEN 1:11:08
2011 Joseph Koech 42 KEN 1:11:30
2012 Joseph Ekuom 42 KEN 1:13:19

Women’s Masters Division

YearChampionAgehomeTime
2001 Patricia Greene 44 USA 1:29:23
2002 Nanci Cahalane 43 USA 1:30:13
2003 Maria Servin 41 MEX 1:17:49
2004 Valentina Yegorova 40 RUS 1:15:55
2005 Firaya Sultanova-Zhdanova 44 RUS 1:15:19*
2006 Firaya Sultanova-Zhdanova 45 RUS 1:16:12
2007 Lucy Canavan 40 USA 1:32:07
2008 Susannah Landreth 40 USA 1:24:46
2009 Laura Lipcsei 41 CAN 1:30:45
2010 Kara Haas 40 USA 1:21:44
2011 Francesca Dominici 41 USA 1:34:38
2012 Evelyn Caron 52 USA 1:26:55

* EVENT RECORD

Field Size

YearEntrantsStartersFinishers
2001 3,375 2,529 2,517
2002 4,072 3,088 3,055
2003 4,095 3,125 2,996
2004 4,309 3,181 3,158
2005 4,457 3,082 3,072
2006 4,642 3,497 3,482
2007 4,917 3,600 3,591
2008 5,117 3,742 3,702
2009 5,368 4,025 3,989
2010    5,958 4,550 4,498
2011 6,920 5,235 5,179
2012 7,116 5,459 5,421
Grand Total 60,346 45,113 44,660

B.A.A. Moment 9

2010 - The Hoyts

When many think of the Boston Marathon, they think of Team Hoyt, the father/son team of Dick and Rick who have participated in their unique way 28 times. Dick was 69 at the 2010 Boston Marathon.