Parksville’s top administrator and his daughter both finish Boston Marathon

Fred Manson finished in 599th place for his age group

  • Apr. 23, 2015 3:00 p.m.

Fred Manson, the City of Parksville’s chief administrative officer, placed 599th in his age group (60-64) at the Boston Marathon on Monday. Manson finished the famous 26-mile-plus race in four hours, 10 minutes and 30 seconds. He was the 20,609th competitor to cross the finish line. There were 27,165 people who started the marathon this year and 26,610 finished. Manson’s daughter Elizabeth finished the marathon in three hours, 34 minutes and 29 seconds, good enough for 2,459th in her age group (18-23) and 11,605th overall.