Millennium Runners Are Top N.H. Finishers at 2016 Boston Marathon |


Millennium Runners Are Top N.H. Finishers at 2016 Boston Marathon

For Immediate Release:

April 18, 2016

Boston, Massachusetts – Representing Millennium Running, Aliaksandr Leuchanka and Laura Hagley completed the 120th Boston Marathon as the top male and top female finishers from the State of New Hampshire.

A former UNH grad student and University of Albany alumni, Leuchanka (26, Newmarket, NH) completed the 26.2 mile run from Hopkinton to Boston at 5:50 per mile pace with an official time of 2 hours, 32 minutes and 37 seconds to finish 45th overall.

Fresh off her 25th place finish in the 2016 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials in February, Hagley (21, Hanover, NH) crossed the finish line in 2 hours, 52 minutes and 45 seconds to finish as the 1st New Hampshire female runner, the 10th American female and 30th overall female.

This marks the second year in a row that Millennium Runners took the top NH spots at the Boston Marathon.  In 2015, Leuchanka was the top male finisher and Denise Sandahl was the first female finisher.




About The Author

John Mortimer is the owner and founder of Millennium Running. His extensive running background began in Londonderry, NH where he was a 12-time NH high school state champion. His running career took him to the University of Michigan where he became a 7-time NCAA All American and was honored as a member of the U of M Hall of Fame. John ran professional runner for Adidas and Reebok, and represented the United States on two occasions as member of Team USA. Before moving back to his home state of New Hampshire to start Millennium Running, John spent 10 years as a college coach at Harvard, Boston College and the University of Kentucky. He currently lives in Bedford, NH with his wife Jennifer and two sons, Jack and Liam.

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