Boston Marathon, 19 April 2004 (Happy B-day Bro)

 
Eventual repeat winner, Catherine Ndereba (left) duals with Ethiopian Elfenesh Alemu in what will turn out to be a tie for the closest Boston Woman's finish.
Top Masters' runner, Joshua Kipkemboi.
Top Masters' Woman, Ramilia Burangulova.
Top American, Christopher Zieman.
Top U.S. Woman (by one source), Mary Ann Protz, though Julie Spencer (WI) seemed to have been a little more than a minute faster(?).
Top M wheelchair, Ernst F. Van Dyk (World Record).
Top F wheelchair, Cheri Blauwet (U.S.).
 
A giving hand, and a hand to receive.
Signs of support, and a field to view.
Iron man Dick Hoyt with son Rick Hoyt.
Super man with a thumb up on the competition.
Roving feet through the watering zone.
Photo faux pas (pho-pas?): Martian attenae, or street lamps?
Water support.
What goes down will be picked up.
A scattered field at about mile 22.
The field of runners.
Video activity.
Does Andrea really 'Rock so Hard'?
 
John Mentzer (RI)
Eric Beauchesne (MA)
Bryan Kovalsky (CT)
Stephanie Hodge (CA)
Caroline Dobbyn (MA/Eire)
John Mirth (WI), first U.S. Master.
Shannon Hovey (CT)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Timothy Cherigat, Men's winner with a fast time (2:10:37) for a hot day, and he is not even on the Kenyan Olympic Team!