Meet The Champs; Boston Marathon Winners Mutai, Kilel Back In Town
BOSTON (CBS) – Boston Marathon winners Geoffrey Mutai and Caroline Kilel are back in Boston this weekend, and on Friday, fans will have a chance to meet some of the fastest marathoners in the world.
In town for Sunday’s inaugural B.A.A 10K, Mutai and Kilel, along with NYC Marathon Champ Gebre Gebremariam, will be at a free clinic and meet-and-greet Friday at 5 p.m. at Marathon Sports in Boston. The event, sponosored by the B.A.A. and adidas, will give fans a chance to meet three of the world’s fastest marathoners at the 671 Boyston Street location, the site of Boston’s finish line.
In April, Mutai ran the world’s fastest marathon in 2:03:02. Kilel’s time of 2:22:36 was the fourth fastest in race history.
Gebremariam, of Ethiopia, ran Boston in 2:04:53, placing third in the Men’s race.
The B.A.A. will also be present at Friday’s event to register anyone who wants to run in Sunday’s race. Log on to www.baa.org for more information.