Archive for April, 1974

April 15, 1974

On this day in 1974, Neil Cusack of Co. Limerick was the first Irishman to win the Boston Marathon. The first Boston Marathon took place in 1897, and was won by Irish-American athlete John McDermott with a time of 2:55:10. Cusack’s record-setting victory was a significant improvement, with a time of 2:13:39. He went onRead more..