1977Legacy of the marathon
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.