Registration opened on Sept. 9 and closed at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20.
As of noon on Monday, 26 runners (15 women, 11 men) from Melrose have had their qualifying times verified and will be running the 2014 Boston Marathon. However, more names may be added to the list at a later date once the B.A.A. has completed reviewing all registration forms and verified qualifying times. We'll update the list, as needed.
The 118th Boston Marathon is slated for Monday, April 21, 2014 and will mark the 29th consecutive year that the event will have John Hancock Financial Services as its principal sponsor, according to the B.A.A. website. Here's a look at the verified runners from Melrose running in the 2014 Boston Marathon: Women Joy Fay, 43 Alana M. Ferrari, 28 Allison Gilgun, 27 Jen Keefe, 43 Danielle M. Lueger, 31 Jeanne L. Macdonald, 42 Maureen T. Maher, 41 Ceara C. Mahoney, 34 Erinn J. Metzger, 39 Karen E. O'Brien, 44 Ciara Pitcher, 42 Jessica Pyc, 33 Samantha L. Sullivan, 47 Amelia Ware, 27 Susan Worrall, 58
Men Bob Balfour, 53 Jeffrey A. Cook, 48 Donald F. Foucher, 49 Chris Hancock, 40 Joshua R. Iverson, 37 Paul Locke, 53 Peter Mongeau, 55 Jim O'Malley, 37 Bill Ozaslan, 44 Erik M. Simard, 42 John Valente, 51
Are you one of the verified runners from Melrose participating in the 2014 Boston Marathon? If so, email Melrose Patch Editor Mark Ouellette at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll put together a runner profile for you ahead of the marathon.