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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 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).