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Results & Commentary: 1999 Results

Mayor’s Cup Results and Summary 1999

October 24, 1999 - Life University dominated the men’s 8K race this year as its student-athletes took the top three places.

Sammy Nyamongo placed first with a time of 23:26, two-time defending champion Silah Misoi was runner-up in 23:30, and George Ondimu finished third in 23:47. As a result, Life University was the clear victor in the men’s team competition with a total time of 2:01:26. Central Mass Striders was second in 2:03:06.

The women’s 5K saw Christine Junkermann, of Club Connecticut, win in 17:16. Sarah Dupre, of the B.A.A., finished second, four seconds behind in 17:20, and ASICS East’s Kelly Varasse captured third in 17:27.

In the team competition, the Syracuse Chargers were awarded the Squires Cup with a combined winning time of 1:32:36, narrowly defeating the B.A.A. by 25 seconds (1:33:01). B.A.A. and adidas again were presenting sponsors of the meet. There were 172 male, 90 female, and 150 youth finishers.

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B.A.A. Moment 4

1935 John A. Kelley

Born in West Medford, Massachusetts as one of ten children, Kelley ran track and cross-country at Arlington High School in Massachusetts. He did not finish his first Boston Marathon in 1928, but eventually competed in a record 61 Boston Marathons. A legend of the marathon, Kelley won the 1935 and 1945 runnings of the Boston Marathon. He finished in second place at Boston a record seven times. Between 1934 to 1950, he finished in the top five 15 times at Boston, consistently running in the 2:30s. He ran his last full marathon at Boston in 1992 at the age of 84, his 61st start and 58th finish there.