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Results & Commentary: 1992 Results

Mayor’s Cup Results and Summary 1992

October 25, 1992 - Not willing to settle for second best two years in a row, NYAC’s Brad Schlapak (23:50) edged Brighton, Mass. roommate Tim Gannon (23:52) by two seconds to finish on top in the men’s 8K in rainy and windy weather conditions. Stan Bickford finished 30 seconds behind Gannon with a time of 24:28 for third place.

Kathy Franey, a Villanova graduate competing for the Reebok Racing Team, covered the women’s 5K course in 16:32 to claim the first of her two Mayor’s Cup titles. Jen Rolfe, formerly of Boston College and running for Nike Boston, finished as runner-up 26 seconds behind in 16:58. Kate Fonshell, a former teammate of Franey’s at Villanova running for Nike Boston, placed third in 17:07.

B.A.A. Moment 8

1966 - Bobbi Gibb

Although not an official entrant, Roberta “Bobbi” Gibb became the first woman to run the Boston Marathon. Joining the starting field shortly after the gun had been fired, Gibb finished the race in 3:21:40 to place 126th overall. Gibb again claimed the “unofficial” title in 1967 and 1968.