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Results and Commentary

Past champions of the B.A.A. Half Marathon

 


MEN'S OPEN DIVISION

YearChampionTime
2001 Wayne Levy (JAM) 1:10:57
2002 David Hinga (KEN) 1:09:47
2003 Laban Kipkemboi (KEN) 1:03:04
2004 Luke Metto (KEN) 1:02:57
2005 Celedonio Rodriguez (USA) 1:04:09
2006 Samuel Ndereba (KEN) 1:03:03
2007 Tom Nyariki (KEN) 1:02:20
2008 Charles Munyeki (KEN) 1:02:46
2009 Martin Fagan (IRL) 1:02:21
2010 John Korir (KEN) 1:02:21
2011 Ali Abdosh (ETH) 1:03:36
2012 Allan Kiprono (KEN) 1:01:44
2013 Lelisa Desisa (ETH) 1:00:34*
2014 Lelisa Desisa (ETH) 1:01:38

WOMEN'S OPEN DIVISION

YearChampionTime
2001 Sarah Nixon (USA) 1:21:16
2002 Sarah Nixon (USA) 1:22:34
2003 Marie Davenport (IRL) 1:10:57
2004 Lornah Kiplagat (NED) 1:12:05
2005 Nataliya Berkut (UKR) 1:12:21
2006 Marie Davenport (IRL) 1:12:10
2007 Edna Kiplagat (KEN) 1:13:36
2008 Azalech Masresha (ETH) 1:11:44
2009 Belainesh Zemedkun Gebre (ETH) 1:11:07
2010 Caroline Rotich (KEN) 1:10:52
2011 Janet Cherobon-Bawcom (USA) 1:11:58
2012 Kim Smith (NZL) 1:10:57
2013 Kim Smith (NZL) 1:09:14
2014 Mamitu Daska (ETH) 1:08:20*

MEN'S WHEELCHAIR DIVISION

YearChampionTime
2001 Tim Kelly (USA) 1:06:46
2002 Tim Kelly (USA) 1:06:51
2003 Tony Nogueira (USA) 57:43
2004 Tony Nogueira (USA) 53:07*
2005 Mark Ledo (CAN) 57:18
2006 Mark Ledo (CAN) 56:48
2007 Tony Nogueira (USA) 54:19
2008 Tony Nogueira (USA) 53:07*
2009 Tony Nogueira (USA) 55:36
2010 Gary Brendel (USA) 1:01:01
2011 Tony Nogueira (USA) 56:26
2012 Tony Nogueira (USA) 58:14
2013 Tony Nogueira (USA) 55:06
2014 Tony Nogueira (USA) 57:03

WOMEN'S WHEELCHAIR DIVISION

YearChampionTime
2001 Jane Ramond-Hall (USA) 1:31:06
2002 N/A N/A
2003 Laurie Stephens (USA) 1:10:43
2004 Laurie Stephens (USA) 1:09:44*
2005 April Coughlin (USA) 1:22:50
2006 April Coughlin (USA) 1:15:17
2007 Jacqui Kapinowski (USA) 1:22:17
2008 Laurie Stephens (USA) 1:17:00
2009 N/A N/A
2010 Jacqui Kapinowski (USA) 1:31:07
2011 Carla Trodella (USA) 2:41:49
2012 Cheri Blauwet (USA) 1:26:48
2013 Carla Trodella (USA) 2:12:25
2014 Katrina M. Gerhard (USA) 1:28:09

MEN'S MASTERS DIVISION 

YearChampionAgeTime
2001 Dave Oliver  (USA) 45 1:16:12
2002 Bill Rogers (USA) 54 1:16:05
2003 Greg Doherty (USA) 40 1:18:50
2004 Dan Verrington (USA) 42 1:14:16
2005 Wayne Levy (JAM) 40 1:12:50
2006 Oscar Gonzalez-Barreto (USA) 42 1:10:59
2007 Henry Scollard (USA) 44 1:15:07
2008 Gregory Picklesimer  (USA) 42 1:14:20
2009 Joseph Koech (KEN) 40 1:07:42*
2010 Joseph Koech (KEN) 41 1:11:08
2011 Joseph Koech (KEN) 42 1:11:30
2012 Joseph Ekuom (KEN) 42 1:13:19
2013 Joseph Ekuom (KEN) 43 1:13:38
2014 Joseph Ekuom (KEN) 44 1:12:54

WOMEN'S MASTERS DIVISION 

YearChampionAgeTime
2001 Patricia Greene (USA) 44 1:29:23
2002 Nanci Cahalane (USA) 43 1:30:13
2003 Maria Servin (MEX) 41 1:17:49
2004 Valentina Yegorova (RUS) 40 1:15:55
2005 Firaya Sultanova-Zhdanova (RUS) 44 1:15:19*
2006 Firaya Sultanova-Zhdanova (RUS) 45 1:16:12
2007 Lucy Canavan (USA) 40 1:32:07
2008 Susannah Landreth  (USA) 40 1:24:46
2009 Laura Lipcsei (CAN) 41 1:30:45
2010 Kara Haas (USA) 40 1:21:44
2011 Francesca Dominici (USA) 41 1:34:38
2012 Evelyn Caron (USA) 52 1:26:55
2013 Holly Madden (USA) 47 1:28:01
2014 Mimi Fallon (USA) 49 1:24:56

* 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
2013 8,232 6,535 6,528
2014 8,031 6,235 6,220
Grand Total 76,609 57,883 57,338

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).