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RODGERS’ RECORD BOOK

Marathons

  1. 1973 Boston Marathon (Did not Finish) (DNF)
  2. 1973 Baystate Marathon (2:28:12) 1st Course Record (CR)
  3. 1974 Boston (2:19:34) 14th
  4. 1974 New York City Marathon (NYC) (2:36:00) 5th
  5. 1974 Philadelphia Marathon (2:21:57) 1st CR
  6. 1975 Boston (2:09:55) 1st American Record (AR)
  7. 1975 Enschede Marathon, Holland (DNF)
  8. 1975 Fukuoka Marathon (2:11:26) 3rd
  9. 1976 Olympic Trials (2:11:58) 2nd
  10. 1976 Montreal Olympics (2:25:14) 40th
  11. 1976 NYC (2:10:10) 1st CR
  12. 1976 Sedo Island, Japan (2:08:23) 1st CR (200 meters short)
  13. 1976 Maryland (2:14:28) 1st CR
  14. 1977 Kyoto, Japan (2:14:25) 1st
  15. 1977 Boston (DNF)
  16. 1977 Amsterdam, Holland (2:12:46) 1st CR
  17. 1977 Waynesboro (2:25:12) 1st
  18. 1977 NYC (2:11:28) 1st
  19. 1977 Fukuoka (2:10:55) 1st
  20. 1978 Boston (2:10:13) 1st
  21. 1978 NYC (2:12:12) 1st
  22. 1978 Fukuoka (2:12:53) 6th
  23. 1979 Boston (2:09:27) 1st AR
  24. 1979 Montreal (2:22:12) 15th
  25. 1979 NYC (2:11:42) 1st
  26. 1980 Boston (2:12:11) 1st
  27. 1980 Toronto (2:14:47) 1st
  28. 1980 NYC (2:13:20) 5th
  29. 1981 Houston-Tennaco (2:12:10) 1st CR
  30. 1981 Boston (2:10:34) 3rd
  31. 1981 Atlantica-Boavista, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2:14:13) 1st CR
  32. 1981 Stockholm, Sweden (2:13:28) 1st
  33. 1981 Bank One, Columbus, OH (2:17:34) 7th
  34. 1982 Houston (2:14:51) 5th
  35. 1982 Tokyo (2:24) 301st
  36. 1982 Boston (2:12:38) 4th
  37. 1982 Atlantica-Boavista, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (DNF)
  38. 1982 Melbourne, Australia (2:11:08) 1st
  39. 1983 Orange Bowl, FL (2:15:08) 1st
  40. 1983 Boston (2:11:58) 10th
  41. 1983 Beijing, China (DNF)
  42. 1983 Chicago (2:21:40)
  43. 1984 U.S. Olympic Trials (2:13:31) 8th
  44. 1985 New Jersey Waterfront (2:14:46) 2nd
  45. 1985 NYC (2:15:31) 7th
  46. 1986 Boston (2:13:35) 4th
  47. 1986 Chicago (2:15:31) 11th
  48. 1987 Phoenix (DNF)
  49. 1987 Boston (2:18:18) 15th
  50. 1987 NYC (2:25:01) 54th
  51. 1988 Phoenix (DNF)
  52. 1988 Los Angeles ( 2:20:27) 2nd masters
  53. 1988 Boston (2:18:17) 2nd masters
  54. 1988 NYC (DNF)
  55. 1989 Los Angeles (2:22:24)
  56. 1990 Boston (2:20:46) 5th masters
  57. 1992 Vietnam International 19th
  58. 1996 Boston (2:53)
  59. 1999 Boston (DNF)
  60. 2009 Boston (4:06:49)


Awards & Merits

  • 1973 AAU All-American Long Distance Team (20K)
  • 1975 National AAU- DI Benadato Award – Best Athletic Performance
  • 1975 Nominated Sullivan Award (placed second)
  • 1975 Ranked #1 in the World in the Marathon by Track & Field News
  • 1976 Ranked #6 in the World in the Marathon by Track & Field News
  • 1976 Member U.S. Olympic Team – Montreal, Canada
  • 1976 AAU All-American Track & Field Team (10K)
  • 1977 Ranked #1 in the World in the Marathon by Track & Field News
  • 1978 Ranked #2 in the World in the Marathon by Track & Field News
  • 1979 Ranked #1 in the World in the Marathon by Track & Field News
  • 1981 Ranked #7 in the World in the Marathon by Track & Field News
  • 1989 New York Road Runners Club (Abebe Bikila Award)
  • 1989 Tiffany’s Man of Achievement Award
  • 1990 RRCA Masters of the Year Award
  • 1992 RRCA Masters of the Year Award
  • 1994 CT Sports Writers Alliance Gold Key Award
  • 1999 Inducted into Long Distance Running Hall of Fame
  • 2000 Inducted into USA Track and Field Hall of Fame


Personal Track Records

  • 1 mile – 4:18.8
  • 2 miles – 8:48 (indoor practice); 8:53.6 (1975)
  • 3 miles – 13:25.4 (1976)
  • 5 kilometers – 13:42.00 (1978)
  • 10 kilometers – 28:04.4 (1976)
  • 15 kilometers – 43:39.8 (1977 – American Record)
  • 10 miles – 46:35
  • 20 kilometers – 58:15 (1977 – American Record)
  • 1 hour – 12 mi 1351 yd (20.556 km) (1977 – American Record)
  • 25 kilometers – 1:14:12 (1979 – World and American Record)
  • 30 kilometers – 1:31:50 (1979 – American Record)


Personal Road Records

  • 10 kilometers: 28:16 (1983)
  • 15 kilometers: 43:25 (1981)
  • 20 kilometers: 58:43 (1982)
  • 25 kilometers: 1:17:23
  • 30 kilometers: 1:29:04 (1976 – Unofficial World Road Record)
  • Marathon (42.195 kilometers): 2:09:27 (1979 – former American record)


Major Road Race Wins

  • Boston Marathon: 4 wins
  • New York City Marathon: 4 wins
  • Fukuoka Marathon: 1 win
  • Amsterdam Marathon: 1 win
  • Houston Marathon: 1 win
  • Melbourne Marathon: 1 win
  • Falmouth Road Race: 3 wins
  • Lynchburg 10 miler: 5 wins
  • Cherry Blossom 10-Mile Run: 4 wins
  • Utica Boilermaker 15 km: 1 win
  • Beverly Hills 10 km: 4 wins
  • Azalea Trail 10 km: 4 wins
  • Bloomsday 12 km: 1 win
  • Gasparilla 15 km: 1 win (first year)
  • Jacksonville 15 km: 1 win
  • BIX 7: 2 wins (including first year)
  • Big Boy 20 km: 3 wins

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