The New York Times
Tuesday, November 7, 2006


RECORD NUMBER OF FINISHERS. Wittenberg said the marathon had

38,368 starters, 37,954 finishers (a record) and only 414 nonfinishers. The oldest

man to finish was 83-year-old Sab Koide of Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., in 7:23:23, and the

oldest woman was 80-year-old Joan Rowland* of New York in 6:29:50.


    *of Mercury Masters