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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 1

1920 - Ashland Start

The Boston Marathon began in Ashland, Massachusetts from 1897 through 1923 then moved to Hopkinton for the 1924 race.  Since then, the race has started in Hopkinton every year.