Winners of the Boston Marathon

Marathon Running: NYC Marathon

Events in Sport

Events 1 - 100 of 121

  • 1897-04-19 1st Boston Marathon won by John J. McDermott in 2:55:10. Becomes the world's oldest annual marathon.
  • 1898-04-19 2nd Boston Marathon won by Ron McDonald of Mass in 2:42:00
  • 1899-04-19 3rd Boston Marathon won by Lawrence Brignolia of Mass in 2:54:38
  • 1900-04-19 4th Boston Marathon won by Jim Caffrey of Canada in 2:39:44.4
  • 1901-04-19 5th Boston Marathon won by Jim Caffrey of Canada in 2:29:23.6
  • 1902-04-19 6th Boston Marathon won by Sam Mellor of NY in 2:43:12
  • 1903-04-20 7th Boston Marathon won by John Lorden of Mass in 2:41:29.8
  • 1904-04-19 8th Boston Marathon won by Michael Spring of NY in 2:38:04.4
  • 1905-04-19 9th Boston Marathon won by Fred Lorz of NY in 2:38:25.4
  • 1906-04-19 10th Boston Marathon won by Tim Ford of Mass in 2:45:45
  • 1907-04-19 11th Boston Marathon won by Tom Longboat of Canada in 2:24:24
  • 1908-04-20 12th Boston Marathon won by Tom Morrissey of NY in 2:25:43.2
  • 1909-04-19 13th Boston Marathon won by Henri Renaud of NH in 2:53:36.8
  • 1910-04-19 14th Boston Marathon won by Fred Cameron of Canada in 2:28:52.4
  • 1911-04-19 15th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:21:39.6
  • 1912-04-19 16th Boston Marathon won by Mike Ryan of NY in 2:21:18.2
  • 1913-04-19 17th Boston Marathon won by Fritz Carlson of Minn in 2:25:14.8
  • 1914-04-20 18th Boston Marathon won by James Duffy of Canada in 2:25:01.2
  • 1915-04-19 19th Boston Marathon won by Edouard Fabre of Canada in 2:31:41.2
  • 1916-04-19 20th Boston Marathon won by Arthur Roth of Mass in 2:27:16.4
  • 1917-04-19 21st Boston Marathon won by Bill Kennedy of NY in 2:28:37.2
  • 1919-04-19 23rd Boston Marathon won by Carl Linder of Mass in 2:29:13.4
  • 1920-04-19 24th Boston Marathon won by Peter Trivoulidas of Greece in 2:29:31
  • 1921-04-19 25th Boston Marathon won by Frank Zuna of NJ in 2:18:57.6
  • 1922-04-19 26th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:18:10
  • 1923-04-19 27th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:23:37.4
  • 1924-04-19 28th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:29:40.2
  • 1925-04-20 29th Boston Marathon won by Charles Mellor of Ill in 2:33:00.6
  • 1926-04-19 30th Boston Marathon won by Johnny Miles of Canada in 2:25:40.4
  • 1927-04-19 31st Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:40:22.2
  • 1928-04-19 32nd Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:37:07.8
  • 1929-04-19 33rd Boston Marathon won by Johnny Miles of Canada in 2:33:08.6
  • 1930-04-19 34th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:34:48.2
  • 1931-04-20 35th Boston Marathon won by Jim Henigan of Mass in 2:46:45.8
  • 1932-04-19 36th Boston Marathon won by Paul de Bruyn of Germany in 2:33:36.4
  • 1933-04-19 37th Boston Marathon won by Leslie Pawson of RI in 2:31:01.6
  • 1934-04-19 38th Boston Marathon won by Dave Komonen of Canada in 2:32:53.8
  • 1935-04-19 39th Boston Marathon won by John A Kelley of Mass in 2:32:07.4
  • 1936-04-20 40th Boston Marathon won by Ellison Brown of RI in 2:33:40.8
  • 1937-04-19 41st Boston Marathon won by Walter Young of Canada in 2:33:20
  • 1938-04-19 42nd Boston Marathon won by Leslie Pawson of RI in 2:35:34.8
  • 1939-04-19 43rd Boston Marathon won by Ellison Brown of RI in 2:28:51.8
  • 1940-04-19 44th Boston Marathon won by Gerard Cote of Canada in 2:28:28.6
  • 1941-04-19 45th Boston Marathon won by Leslie Pawson of RI in 2:30:38
  • 1942-04-19 46th Boston Marathon won by Joe Smith of Mass in 2:26:51.2
  • 1943-04-19 47th Boston Marathon won by Gerard Cote of Canada in 2:28:25.8
  • 1944-04-18 48th Boston Marathon won by Gerard Cote of Canada in 2:31:50.4
  • 1945-04-19 49th Boston Marathon won by John A Kelley of Mass in 2:30:40.2
  • 1946-04-20 50th Boston Marathon won by Stylianos Kyriakides of Greece in 2:29:27
  • 1947-04-19 51st Boston Marathon won by Yun Bok Soh of Korea in 2:25:39
  • 1948-04-19 52nd Boston Marathon won by Gerard Cote of Canada in 2:31:02
  • 1949-04-19 53rd Boston Marathon won by Gosta Leandersson of Sweden in 2:31:50.8
  • 1950-04-19 54th Boston Marathon won by Kee Yong Ham of Korea in 2:32:39
  • 1951-04-19 55th Boston Marathon won by Shigeki Tanaka of Japan in 2:27:45
  • 1952-04-19 56th Boston Marathon won by Doroteo Flores of Guatemala in 2:31:53
  • 1953-04-20 57th Boston Marathon won by Keizo Yamada of Japan in 2:18:51
  • 1954-04-19 58th Boston Marathon won by Veikko Karvonen of Finland in 2:20:39
  • 1954-04-19 7-time winner of Boston Marathon, 65-year-old Clarence Demar, runs his last race at Boston finishing 78th
  • 1955-04-19 59th Boston Marathon won by Hideo Hamamura of Japan in 2:18:22
  • 1956-04-19 60th Boston Marathon won by Antti Viskari of Finland in 2:14:14
  • 1957-04-20 61st Boston Marathon won by John J Kelley of Conn in 2:20:05
  • 1958-04-19 62nd Boston Marathon won by Franjo Mihalic of Yugoslavia in 2:25:54
  • 1959-04-20 63rd Boston Marathon won by Eino Oksanen of Finland in 2:22:42
  • 1960-04-19 64th Boston Marathon won by Paavo Kotila of Finland in 2:20:54
  • 1961-04-19 65th Boston Marathon won by Eino Oksanen of Finland in 2:23:39
  • 1962-04-19 66th Boston Marathon won by Eino Oksanen of Finland in 2:23:48
  • 1963-04-19 67th Boston Marathon won by Aurele Vandendriessche of Belgium in 2:18:58
  • 1964-04-20 68th Boston Marathon won by Aurele Vandendriessche of Belgium in 2:19:59
  • 1965-04-19 69th Boston Marathon won by Morio Shigematsu of Japan in 2:16:33
  • 1966-04-19 70th Boston Marathon: Kenji Kimihara of Japan 1st man in 2:17:11 and Bobbi Gibb of United States 1st woman in 3:21:40
  • 1966-04-19 Roberta Bignay becomes 1st woman to run in the Boston Marathon
  • 1967-04-19 71st Boston Marathon: Dave McKenzie of New Zealand 1st man in 2:15:45 and Bobbi Gibb of United States 1st woman in 3:27:17
  • 1968-04-19 72nd Boston Marathon: Amby Burfoot of Conn 1st man in 2:22:17 and Bobbi Gibb of United States 1st woman in 3:30:00
  • 1969-04-21 73rd Boston Marathon: Yoshiaki Unetani of Japan 1st man in 2:13:49 and Sara Mae Berman of United States 1st woman in 3:22:46
  • 1970-04-20 74th Boston Marathon: Ron Hill of Great Britain 1st man in 2:10:30 and Sara Mae Berman of United States 1st woman in 3:05:07
  • 1971-04-19 75th Boston Marathon: Alvaro Mejia of Colombia 1st man in 2:18:45 and Sara Mae Berman of United States 1st woman in 3:08:30
  • 1972-04-17 76th Boston Marathon: Olavi Suomalainen of Finland 1st man in 2:15:39 and Nina Kuscsik of United States 1st woman in 3:10:26
  • 1973-04-17 77th Boston Marathon: Jon Anderson of United States 1st man in 2:16:03 and Jacqueline Hansen of United States 1st woman in 3:05:59
  • 1974-04-15 78th Boston Marathon: Neil Cusack of Ireland 1st man in 2:13:39 and Miki Gorman of United States 1st woman in 2:47:11
  • 1975-04-21 79th Boston Marathon: Bill Rodgers of United States 1st man in 2:09:55 and Liane Winter of West Germany 1st woman in 2:42:24 (world record for female)
  • 1976-04-19 80th Boston Marathon: Jack Fultz of United States 1st man in 2:20:19 and Kim Merritt of United States 1st woman in 2:47:10
  • 1977-04-18 81st Boston Marathon: Jerome Drayton of Canada 1st man in 2:14:46 and Miki Gorman of United States 1st woman in 2:48:33
  • 1978-04-17 82nd Boston Marathon: Bill Rodgers of United States 1st man in 2:10:13 and Gayle Barron of United States 1st woman in 2:44:52
  • 1979-04-16 83rd Boston Marathon: Bill Rodgers of United States 1st man in 2:09:27 and Joan Benoit of United States 1st woman in 2:35:15
  • 1980-04-21 84th Boston Marathon: Bill Rodgers of United States 1st man in 2:12:11 and Jacqueline Gareau of Canada 1st woman in 2:34:28; Rosie Ruiz disqualified as women's champion for not running the entire course
  • 1981-04-20 85th Boston Marathon: Toshihiko Seko of Japan 1st man in 2:09:26 and Allison Roe of New Zealand 1st woman in 2:26:46
  • 1982-04-19 86th Boston Marathon: Alberto Salazar of United States 1st man in 2:08:51 and Charlotte Teske of West Germany 1st woman in 2:29:33
  • 1983-04-18 87th Boston Marathon: Greg Meyer of United States 1st man in 2:09:00 and Joan Benoit of United States 1st woman in 2:22:43
  • 1984-04-16 88th Boston Marathon: Geoff Smith of Great Britain 1st man in 2:10:34 and Lorraine Moller of New Zealand 1st woman in 2:29:28
  • 1985-04-15 89th Boston Marathon: Geoff Smith of Great Britain 1st man in 2:14:05 and Lisa Larsen Weidenbach of United States 1st woman in 2:34:06
  • 1986-04-21 90th Boston Marathon: Rob de Castella of Australia 1st man in 2:07:51 and Ingrid Kristiansen of Norway 1st woman in 2:24:55
  • 1987-04-20 91st Boston Marathon: Toshihiko Seko of Japan 1st man in 2:11:50 and Rosa Mota of Portugal 1st woman in 2:25:21
  • 1988-04-18 92nd Boston Marathon: Ibrahim Hussein of Kenya 1st man in 2:08:43 and Rosa Mota of Portugal 1st woman in 2:24:30
  • 1989-04-17 93rd Boston Marathon: Abebe Mekonen of Ethiopia 1st man in 2:09:06 and Ingrid Kristiansen of Norway 1st woman in 2:24:33
  • 1990-04-16 94th Boston Marathon: Gelindo Bordin of Italy 1st man in 2:08:19 and Rosa Mota of Portugal 1st woman in 2:25:24
  • 1991-04-15 95th Boston Marathon: Ibrahim Hussein of Kenya 1st man in 2:11:06 and Wanda Panfil of Poland 1st woman in 2:24:18
  • 1992-04-20 96th Boston Marathon: Ibrahim Hussein of Kenya 1st man in 2:08:14 and Olga Markova of Russia 1st woman in 2:23:43
  • 1993-04-19 97th Boston Marathon: Cosmas N'deti of Kenya 1st man in 2:09:33 and Olga Markova of Russia 1st woman in 2:25:27
  • 1994-04-18 98th Boston Marathon: Cosmas Ndeti of Kenya 1st man in 2:07:15 and Uta Pippig of Germany 1st woman in 2:21:45
  • 1995-04-17 99th Boston Marathon: Cosmas Ndeti of Kenya 1st man in 2:09:22 and Uta Pippig of Germany 1st woman in 2:25:11

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1958-06-03 Ibrahim Hussein, marathoner, (Boston Marathon-1988, 91, 92)
  • 1971-11-24 Cosmas Ndeti, three-time Boston Marathon winner