Boston Marathon runner

BW public relations graduate Ryan Routh knows how to reach for big goals, finishing this year's renowned Boston Marathon in the top 20% out of 30,000 runners!

BW Alumnus Runs Boston Marathon in Impressive Time

April 29, 2015

For many people, just completing a marathon is triumph. But BW alum Ryan Routh '10 finished this year's renowned Boston Marathon in the top 20% out of 30,000 runners! Routh ran the grueling 26.2 mile race in an outstanding time of 3 hours and 15 minutes.

At BW, Routh earned his undergraduate degree in Public Relations. He went on to receive his Masters in Higher Education Administration from the University of Akron. After graduating with his Masters, Routh stayed at Akron where he currently works as the Assistant Director of Admissions.

The Boston Marathon has been a tradition for 119 years. This year, 87 countries were represented by male and female runners ranging from ages 18-82. The Marathon begins in Hopkinton, Mass., winds through six cities and finishes in downtown Boston.