Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia Wins 117th Boston Marathon, American Jason Hartmann Comes in Fourth

The 177th edition of the Boston Marathon went to Ethiopian Lelisa Desisa. Desisa finished the 26.2-mile race with a time of 2 hours, 10 minutes and 23 seconds. American Jason Hartmann finished fourth for the second straight year. As for the women, Rita Jeptoo took the crown in what is her second Boston Marathon victory. Shalane Flanagan of Marblehead, Mass., finished fourth in...
April 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Boston Marathon runners are off

The men are off at the Boston Marathon. Defending champion Wesley Korir was among those leaving Hopkinton at 10 a.m. Just behind the elite men was the remainder of a field of 27,000 on its way for the 26.2-mile trek to Boston's Back Bay. Americans Shalane Flanagan and Kara Goucher left about 30 minutes earlier, hoping be the first U.S. winner at the world's oldest annual...
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April 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Shalane Flanagan and Kara Goucher Compete in Custom Nike Race Wear in Boston

On April 15, Nike athletes Shalane Flanagan and Kara Goucher will make their mark in Boston wearing marathon uniforms precisely tailored to their running styles and personalities. Nike Running created customized uniforms with details just for Flanagan and Goucher to help propel them to victory. The modern race wear represents a high-water mark in how Nike designers build apparel...
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April 12, 2013  |  Discuss

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