The cold and the wind didn’t stop some of the world’s top runners in the 119th running of the Boston Marathon on Monday. Caroline Rotich of Kenya claimed the women’s title with a time of 2:24:55. It was an exciting finish in the elite women’s division, as Rotich sprinted past Ethiopia’s Mare Dibaba down the final stretch of Boylston Street to earn her first victory in...
BOSTON (AP) The American men ended their slump when Meb Keflezighi won the Boston Marathon in 2014, a cathartic victory that allowed the ''Star-Spangled Banner'' to play over Boylston Street one year after bombs exploded there. This year, the U.S. women are hoping to end a drought lasting 30 years. ''The marathon gods blessed Meb with that run. It was electric,'' said Shalane Flanagan...
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April 17, 2015 | Discuss
The records keep on coming for U.S. runners at the 2014 Boston Marathon. In a day that saw American Meb Keflezighi become the first male U.S. runner to win the Boston Marathon since 1983, Marblehead, Mass., native Shalane Flanagan made history by posting the fastest time ever for an American woman on the Boston course. The 32-year-old finished seventh overall, crossing the finish...
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