Fitzgerald finishes as high recognized Cape Breton runner at Boston Marathon


SYDNEY, N.S. — Twelve recognized Cape Breton runners took to the streets of Massachusetts on Monday for the celebrated Boston Marathon. 

Tim Fitzgerald was the quickest Caper within the subject ending the 42.195-kilometre race by means of eight cities and cities with a time of two hours, 40 minutes and 42 seconds. Total, he completed 679th within the race. 

In the meantime, Sam Caldwell of North Sydney was the second Cape Breton runner to cross the end line with a time of two hours, 50 minutes and 44 seconds.

Kate MacInnes of East Lake Ainslie, who’s believed to have set a report for the quickest time ever by a feminine runner from Cape Breton within the occasion in 2022, was the primary island girl to complete the race at three hours, three minutes and 35 seconds, 25 seconds shy of beating her Boston time final yr. 

Ryan MacDonald of Sydney wrapped up his first Boston Marathon with a powerful displaying of three hours, eight minutes and 13 seconds. Laura Doucette of Sydney completed in three hours, 10 minutes and 21 seconds. 

Krista Ann Starzomski posted a time of three hours, 27 minutes and 55 seconds, adopted by Jeff Musgrave, initially of the Coxheath space, with a time of three hours, half-hour and three seconds. 


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In the meantime, Jason McGuigan recorded a time of three hours, 34 minutes and 22 seconds, adopted by Andre Arseneau at three hours, 51 minutes and 15 seconds, and Gary Ross of Sydney accomplished the marathon in three hours, 52 minutes and 59 seconds. 

Ann Doyle of Sydney additionally took half within the race and completed in 4 hours, 17 minutes and 36 seconds, whereas Linda Miles of Blacketts Lake accomplished her first Boston Marathon with a time of 4 hours, 45 minutes and 28 seconds. 

For the second straight yr, Evans Chebet of Kenya was the primary individual to cross the end line in a time of two hours, 5 minutes and 54 seconds, breaking his 2022 time of two hours, six minutes and 51 seconds. 

The highest feminine runner was Hellen Obiri of Kenya, who completed the marathon with a time of two hours, 21 minutes and 38 seconds, 37 seconds shy of beating final yr’s high feminine time set by Peres Jepchirchir of Kenya at two hours, 21 minutes and one second. 

Jeremy Fraser is the sports activities reporter for the Cape Breton Put up. Observe him on Twitter @CBPost_Jeremy.

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