Boston Marathon, 15April2002

Men's winner, Rodgers Rop (#14, left)
Rodgers Rop
Christopher Cheboiboch, 2nd
Fred Kiprop, 3rd
Mbarak Hussein, 4th
Lee Bong-Ju (#1),5th and Elias Chebet, 6th
Silvio Guerra
Women's winner, Margaret Okayo
Catherine Ndereba, 2nd woman
Ndereba drafting the slight Okayo
Elfenesh Alemu, 3rd woman
Sun Yingjie, 4th
Firaya Sultanova, 1st master's woman, and 5th overall
Bruna Genovese, 6th woman
!st, men's wheelchair, Ernst Van Dyk (1:23:19)
1st, women's wheelchair, Edith Hunkeler (1:45:57)
Keith Dowling, 1st American
Jill Gaitenby, 1st American woman
Josh Kipkemboi, 1st master
Gordon Bakoulis, 1st American women's master
Daniel Feldman, the first real New Englander; 2:23:32 (and getting faster)
Third American, and first almost New Englander, Mark Coogan; 2:16:09
Second American, Clint Verran; 2:15:19
Thumbs up to (and from) first US masters, RI's Glen Guillemette; 2:26:51
Byrne Decker (ME); 2:27:03
Kevin Beck (NH); 2:28:35
Tim Blouin (MA); 2:41:31
Dean Grusky (NY); 2:43:45
Richard Terpening (NY); 2:44:26
Aj Migonis (MA); 2:47:37
Rick Hoyt leading his incredible father, Dick
Gretchen Hibben (MA); 2:53:27
Gillian Horovitz; 2:54:29
Peter DeCambre (MA) 2:57:53
Receiving the cup
Depositing the cup
No heartbreak here...
She be Lisa?
Hopefully more to come...