44 NB Runners Ready for 123rd Boston Marathon
April 10th, 2019
Less than five days remain before the starting gun goes off at the 123rd annual Boston Marathon on April 15th. This year, 44 New Brunswickers will take part in what is the world's oldest annual marathon and one of the best-known road racing events. This wonderful group of athletes range from 28 to 70 years of age.
NB athletes include: Daniel Leblanc, Mathieu Morrison, Colin Mcquade, Kip Jackson, Chris Mcnamara, Evan Doucet, Greg Mccann, Michael Mcneil, Glenn Myers, Rochelle Johnston, Pierre Daigle, Carol Lepage, Dean Mercer, Richard Paixao, Yanick Tremblay, Grant Finlayson, Jessica Kennedy, Robert Forbes, Marcie Holland, Joe Culligan, Jim Mcdonald, Suzanne Myers, Gaetan Chiasson, Mary Bartlett, Steve Dohaney, Marshall Buckley, Annie Pellerin, Schelly Mackinnon, Steve Lohnes, Sheri Penner, Susan Holt, Paul Sands, Ronald Cormier, Louise Connely, Donna Trites, Lesley O’brien, Warren Gerow, Brenda Guitard, Toby Richardson, Kevin Murphy, France Hache, Richard Bennett, Pat Veysey, Gianinna Babineau. Full list with bib numbers available here: https://events.runnb.ca/results/nb-participant-list-for-the-123nd-boston-marathon/1434/
Live coverage will be available on WBZ-TV (CBS) starting at 7AM ET and on NBC Sports Network starting at 8:30AM ET.
Start times are as follows:
Men's Wheelchair 9:02 a.m. ET
Women's Wheelchair 9:04 a.m. ET
Handcycles & Duos 9:25 a.m. ET
Elite Women 9:32 a.m. ET
Elite Men 10:00 a.m. ET
Wave One 10:02 a.m. ET
Wave Two 10:25 a.m. ET
Wave Three 10:50 a.m. ET
Wave Four 11:15 a.m. ET
RunNB would like to wish each and everyone of these New Brunswick athletes the best of luck. We hope that you will each achieve what you're setting out to do come race time. From records to PBs, we hope it is a wonderful experience for all!
Be sure to check out our panel of running experts who have made their annual fun predictions on the RunNB Boston Marathon page: http://www.runnb.ca/events/boston-marathon/