Long-time Cambridge Sports Union member and Brookline resident Gordon MacFarland, age 65, was inducted into the Cambridge Sports Union Hall of Fame on December 6, 2014.
A member of CSU since 1999, Gordon MacFarland is a life-long runner who has run competitively in New England since 1985. He was ranked 3rd nationally in his age group by USA Track and Field in 2009, 2011, and 2013. He is founder of the Vermont City Marathon and been involved in the management of various road races. Gordon has been a model of consistency and commitment to running over the years, encouraging both veterans and newcomers to the sport. Following his passion for running, Gordon recently retired from a career in financial management and now works for Marathon Sports.
Gordon joins prior-year inductees Larry and Sara Mae Berman (co-founders of CSU) and 1984 Olympic marathoner Eleonora Mendonca in the CSU Hall of Fame, as well as Duke Hutchinson, Pat Robinson, Henry Finch, Lisa Doucett, Sumner Brown, Diane McLaughlin, Catherine Farrell, Jon Waldron, Terry McNatt, and Sue McNatt.