Monday, April 03, 2006

The Young and the Restless

Michael Hoffman of Newton, MA, is the youngest official runner in the 110th Boston Marathon. Runners must be at least 18 years of age on race day to compete. Hoffman will celebrate his 18th birthday on April 7th, ten days prior to the race.

Carlton Mendell of Windham, ME, is the oldest runner registered for the 110th Boston Marathon. Mendell is 84 years old, born October 19, 1921. He has competed in 28 consecutive Boston Marathons and finished in 6:38:35 last year.