Scott Loomis, a former member of the Subaru Factory Team and the US Ski Team, was the top finisher from New England in Monday's Boston Marathon. He finished 41st overall with a time of 2:28:48.
Loomis, who retired from ski racing in 2004, now runs to stay in shape while attending Tufts Medical School.
Loomis told the Boston Globe:
“It was a great day. My plan was to hold back in the first half. I ended up at the halfway point going faster than I planned on doing. I continued to feel good until about a mile and a half to go. Then I started really slowing down. But I didn't have too far to go.”
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