Ken Garrard completes Boston Marathon in under 4 hours
April 20, 2009
South Lake Tahoe resident Ken Gerrard finished the 113th running of the Boston Marathon on Monday.
Gerrard, 52, completed the 26.2-mile race – the oldest of marathons – in 3 hours, 51 minutes and 30 seconds to finish 10,332nd out of a field of 25,000 runners.
Ethiopia’s Deriba Merga won the race in 2:08::42. Ryan Hall, a U.S. Olympian who trained for the race near Bishop, Calif., came in third in 2:09:40.
Pick up the midweek edition of the Tribune to read about Gerrard’s Bostn Marathon experience.