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Men's seniors champions

Here are the Boston Marathon men's seniors champions through the years. The seniors division is for runners over age 60, and has been officially recognized since 1978.

Year Name Age Home Time
1978 Joseph McGinnes 60 Tennessee 3:07:59
1979 Joseph McGinnes 61 Tennessee 3:12:37
1980 Dr. Pedro Pujul 60 Spain 2:56:29
1981 Clive Davies 65 Oregon 2:43:56
1982 Harry Roberts 68 Illinois 3:02:25
1983 Francesco DiMarco 61 Connecticut 2:58:40
1984 Jack Start 63 New Jersey 3:02:13
1985 Jack Start 64 New Jersey 3:05:24
1986 Francesco DiMarco 64 Connecticut 3:05:31
1987 Jack Start 66 New Jersey 3:13:24
1988 Wilburn Adams 63 Georgia 2:57:17
1989 Max Jones 61 Great Britian 3:04:46
1990 Michael Sullivan 60 Massachusetts 2:53:32
1991 John Derek Wood 60 Great Britain 2:47:23
1992 Jay Sturdevant 61 Connecticut 2:59:55
1993 Sam Smidley 63 California 3:03:00
1994 Yuzo Tamaru 60 Japan 2:49:34
1995 Malcolm Gillis 61 Alabama 2:52:33
1996 Manuel Rosales Touza 60 Estonia 2:45:20
1997 Anthony Cerminaro 60 Pennsylvania 2:54:17
1998 Melvin Williams 60 Virginia 2:55:12
1999 Melvin Williams 61 Virginia 3:03:16
2000 Tony Carminaro 63 Pennsylvania 2:58:06
2001 Joseph Burgasser 62 Florida 2:56:49
2002 Oddvar Hausken 60 Norway 2:55:21
2003 Mitsunobu Fukuda 63 Japan 2:53:59
2004 Joachim Bechtle 60 California 3:05:12
2005 Don F. Coffman 62 Kentucky 2:54:47
2006 Ron Enos 50 California 2:58:42