Nova Scotians fare well in 121st Boston Marathon

More than 100 Nova Scotians took part in Monday's Boston Marathon.

Rami Bardeesy of Halifax led the way as one of four Bluenosers to post sub-three hour times, finishing in 38th place in the Male 40-49 age category and 738th overall.

Truro's John McClennan finished in just over four hours.

Other notable results from Nova Scotians include Morag McDonah finishing second overall in the Female 60-64 category with a time just over three hours and twenty minutes, and Malcolm Pain placing 3rd in the Male 75-79 division in just over four hours.

Overall, Geoffrey Kirui and Edna Kiplagat, both from Kenya and making their Boston debuts, ran to victory in the 121st running of the race.