(Oregon) * 2:16:54
(Mass.) * 2:33:24
Anderson, a 32-year-old trade publication editor from Eugene,
Ore., took the lead near the 15-mile mark and gradually
pulled away to win the 9th annual Honolulu Marathon by a
little over 200 yards. His time of 2 hours, 16 minutes,
54 seconds was one second faster the Duncan Macdonald's
winning time of last year, but fell short of Dean Matthew's
course record of 2:16:13 set in 1979.
finished second yesterday in 2:17:34, edging out Erik Stahl
of Sweden, who set the pace for the first 14 miles.
a member of the 1972 Olympic team at 10,000 meters and winner
of the 1978 Boston marathon, won the Antwerp (Belgium) Marathon
in June. His best marathon time to date is 2:12:08 turned
in at the 1980 Nike-OTC Marathon in Eugene.
women's race went according to script as Patti Lyons Catalano
won for the fourth consecutive year and for the fourth time
broke the course record. Her time of 2:33:35 was nearly
two minutes faster than last year and was more than six
minutes faster than that recorded by runner-up Eileen Claugus.
said she felt that she was in better condition this year
but achieved her record because she was more psyched up.
"The conditions were perfect," she said. "They were better
than any of my three previous races here. Of course that
helped my time, too."
just over 9,000 people entered the race, 7,556 lined up
in front of Aloha Tower in downtown Honolulu for the 6 a.m.
from the Honolulu Advertiser, Monday, December 14, 1981)
Ninth Annual Honolulu Marathon was held
Sunday, December 13, 1981.