115th Boston Marathon
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.
Marathon world record-holder Haile Gebreselassie on Thursday commended Kenya’s Geoffrey Mutai for running the fastest time ever at the 26.2 mile distance.
Boston Marathon officials say they will apply to the international track governing body to have Geoffrey Mutai’s winning time of 2 hours, 3 minutes, 2 seconds certified as a world record.
Kenya’s Geoffrey Mutai ran the fastest 26.2 miles in history to win the Boston Marathon on Monday. Then his claim to a world record was swallowed up by the hills.
Kenya’s Caroline Kilel has won the women’s race in the Boston Marathon, outsprinting American Desiree Davila to win in an unofficial time of 2 hours, 22 minutes, 36 seconds.
Kenya’s Geoffrey Mutai has won the Boston Marathon in an unofficial 2 hours, 3 minutes, 2 seconds — the fastest marathon ever run.
Check out the winners of the 115th running of the Boston Marathon.
At their times of deepest doubt, when it seemed fatigue would overcome them and force them to drop out, Masazumi Soejima and Wakako Tsuchida thought of their homeland.
Ryan Hall and Desiree Davila each set records for fastest Boston Marathon’s by American runners.
Masazumi Soejima amd Wakako Tsuchida gave Japan a sweep of the Boston Marathon men’s and women’s wheelchair divisions, boosting a nation recovering from a devastating earthquake and tsunami.