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Men's masters champions

Here are the Boston Marathon men's masters champions through the years. The masters division is for runners over 40, and has been officially recognized since 1975.

Year Name Age Home Time
1975 Robert Frankum 41 New York 2:30:00
1976 Jack Foster 43 New Zealand 2:22:30
1977 Fritz Mueller 40 New York 2:32:13
1978 Fritz Mueller 41 New York 2:20:47
1979 Herbert Lorenz 40 New Jersey 2:24:41
1980 Bernd Heinrich 40 California 2:25:25
1981 William C. Hall 40 North Carolina 2:21:19
1982 William C. Hall 41 North Carolina 2:24:20
1983 William C. Hall 42 North Carolina 2:23:19
1984 Roger Robinson 45 New Zealand 2:20:15
1985 Joseph H. McGuire 41 Canada 2:29:34
1986 Michael Hurd 40 Great Britain 2:19:04
1987 David Clark 43 Great Britain 2:21:37
1988 Ryszard Marczak 43 Poland 2:17:53
1989 John Campbell 40 New Zealand 2:14:19
1990 John Campbell 41 New Zealand 2:11:04
1991 Kenneth Judson 40 Pennsylvania 2:18:11
1992 Pierre Levisse 40 France 2:16:46
1993 Jean-Michel Charbonnel 40 France 2:17:44
1994 Doug Kurtis 42 Michigan 2:15:48
1995 Martin Mondragon 41 Mexico 2:16:29
1996 Herbert Steffny 42 Germany 2:19:33
1997 Dominique Chauvelier 40 France 2:19:10
1998 Andrey Kuznetsov 40 Russia 2:15:27
1999 Andrey Kuznetsov 41 Russia 2:14:20
2000 Joshua Kipkemboi 41 Kenya 2:17:11
2001 Fedor V. Ryzhov 41 Russia 2:13:54
2002 Joshua Kipkemboi 43 Kenya 2:12:48
2003 Fedor V. Ryzhov 43 Russia 2:15:29
2004 Joshua Kipkemboi 45 Kenya 2:18:23
2005 Joshua Kipkemboi 46 Kenya 2:19:28
2006 Sammy Nyangincha 43 Kenya 2:26:37