Bob’s Best Times and Biggest Feats as a Runner

Bob Cargill Running the Mount Washington Road RaceBob Cargill’s Best Times and Biggest Feats as a Runner

Half Mile                                          2:13                 1974
One Mile                                         4:44                 1974
Two Miles                                      10:17                 1975
5K (3.1 Miles)                                19:06                 1990
Five Miles                                      27:50                 1974
10K (6.2 Miles)                              39:04                 1983
Seven Miles                                   45:33                 1978
Falmouth (7.1 Miles)                      47:23                 1990
Eight Miles                                     49:10                 1978
Ten Miles                                    1:07:57                 1987
Half Marathon (13.1 Miles)          1:34:28                 1989
Marathon (26.2 Miles)                 3:22:47                 1980

Notable Facts and Highlights

  • Undefeated in one mile and two mile races (dual meets-Hockomock League) in winter track at Franklin High School in 1975/1976.
  • Placed sixth in cross country Hockomock League Meet at Franklin High School in 1975.
  • As a junior in high school, was on undefeated cross country team that won Hockomock League Championship.
  • Completed approximately 300 road races, ranging in distance from 3.1 miles to 26.2 miles.
  • Awarded seventh place in the Grand Prix ranking for the 2003-3004 season by the Greater Framingham Running Club, third for the 2004-2005, 2005-2006 and 2007-2008 seasons, first for the 2008-2009 season and second for the 2011-2012 season.

Completed 14 Marathons

1980                            Amherst                      3:22:47
1981                            Boston                        3:34:24
1984                            New York City             3:58:54
1987                            New York City             3:37:15
1990                            Boston                        4:00
1996                            Boston                        4:03:33
Raised $1,596 for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
1999                            Boston                        5:06:50
2002                            Boston                        4:06:34
Raised $2,927 for The Home for Little Wanderers
2003                            Boston                        4:12:32
Raised $3,488 for The Home for Little Wanderers
2005                            Boston                        4:24:51
Raised $2,809.40 for Children’s Hospital Boston
2006                            Boston                        3:52:49
Raised $3,570.00 for Children’s Hospital Boston
2009                            Boston                        4:10:11
Raised $4,426.94 for MassGeneral Hospital for Children
2010                            Boston                        5:42:04
Raised Approximately $3,753.60 for Christopher’s Haven
2013                            Boston (40K Time — 4:03:53) 4:17:16*
(*Projected Time, Which is Recognized by the B.A.A. as an Official Finish)
Raised $2,557.00 for Christopher’s Haven

Completed Mount Washington Road Race (7.6 Miles up tallest peak in New England) Three Times

1991                            Mount Washington     1:37:43            340/950
1999                            Mount Washington     1:49:57            478/1000
2004                            Mount Washington     1:45:42            396/1100

Completed Falmouth Road Race (7.1 Miles) 15 Times

1987                50:52               764
1988                48:39               683
1989                48:30               672
1990                47:23               630
1991                48:24               536
1992                51:29               1289
1993                53:02               1376
1994                54:14
1996                53:35               1100
1997                56:03               947
1998                55:59               1500
2000                50:35               774
2001                54:42               1295
2003                54:13               705
2004                50:33               626

Bob CargillCompleted 11 Half Marathons (13.1 Miles)

1989 — New Bedford — 1:34:28
2002 — New Bedford — 1:42:39
2003 — Hyannis — 1:49:19 — 262/1000
2003 — Boston — 1:41:07 — 413/3000
2005 — New Bedford — 1:42:44 — 613/1340
2006 — New Bedford — 1:41:08 — 561/1574
2007 — Lowell — 1:44:04 — 191/782
2008 — New Bedford — 1:44:15 — 702/1664
2008 — Lowell — 1:39:23 — 110/996 — 6/61
2012 — New Bedford – 1:47:12   (48:34) — 898(1011)/2771 (2778) — 157/304 — (8:11) 8:16/Mile
2014 — Ashland — 2:04:16

Best 10K Times

39:04               6/4/83
39:13               9/9/90              Stouffer 10K   135/2000
39:28               10/26/03          Waltham YMCA 10K  9/53  3/13
39:42               9/30/78            Hampshire Gazette/Northampton Y  36/150
39:55               10/28/90          Medford 10K  72/1000
41:35               4/4/04              Wellesley Miles Page 9/70  2/10
41:58               10/29/00          Metrowest Y   22/90

Best 5K Times

19:06               10/21/90          Downtown 5K            330/3395
19:42               1123/03           Sudbury          6/54   4/17
19:46               11/21/99          Sudbury          12/70
19:49               10/20/91          HCHP             486/4000
19:53               9/25/05            Wayland          10/128  4/18
19:55               10/23/05          Milford/Neely 8/60                 Third in age group!
19:56               11/21/04          Sudbury          12/58   6/15
19:59               11/13/05          Sudbury          16/80  5/17
20:00               11/8/03            Walpole
20:04               2/1/04              Lowell             39/263
20:14               3/14/04            Wakefield       22/700   6/85
20:18               10/7/01            Marlboro         10/110             First in age group!
20:21               5/11/96            Sudbury          1/20                 First overall!
20:24               6/27/04            Hopkinton       35/456
20:27               5/23/04            Franklin           16/204  8/36
20:29               8/31/03            Lowell             19/100             Second in age group!
20:30               8/28/05            Marlboro         4/17  1/5
20:34               6/16/02            Needham         25/440

Best Five Mile Times

27:50               Circa 1974       Franklin High School Practice Run
31:12               9/24/78            College Town Classic in Amherst, MA  81/700
31:16               9/16/90            Doc Linskey, Cambridge
32:17               5/5/91              Silver’s Gym, Franklin            20/100
33:12               3/7/04              Lowell                                     99/598  10/61
33:55               2/8/04              Brockton                                 88/388   27/95
34:05               10/10/04          Southboro                               19/140   3/11
34:41               7/22/04            Weston                                    128/721  29/125
34:45               9/10/00            Maynard                                  33/200

Completed Wachusett Mountain Run (4.3 Miles) Twice

5/27/00            Wachusett Mountain               38:30               115/260
5/24/03            Wachusett Mountain               36:29               79/247

Completed Two Biathlons

5/92     Hudson Biathlon         55:38               Run 2/Bike 10/Run 2
7/93     Marlboro Biathlon       1:57:22            Run 3/Bike 20/Run 3

Completed One Triathlon

5/2/99  Sudbury Triathlon       54:42   152/232           218th/171st/67th

Bob Cargill

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