1977

Legacy of the marathon
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1977

May 28, 1977. 1977 became a year of growth, with event numbers tripling to over 300. Of the 228 finishers, first-time marathoners Chris Boltar of Vancouver and Mike Creery of Victoria surprised the crowds by taking the top two spots with strong debut times of 2:22:36 and 2:24:15, respectively.

On the women’s side, Meg Gordon took the crown in 3:14:32.

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The Course

The sixth annual Vancouver Marathon course continued on the initial course, featuring five laps around Stanley Park, until 1978.

Podium

Men

  1. Chris Bolter (CAN), 2:22:36
  2. Mike Creery (CAN), 2:24:15
  3. Rick Whiting (CAN), 2:26:00

 

Women

  1. Meg Gordon (CAN), 3:14:32
  2. ???
  3. ???

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