Torrential downpours on the Olympic marathon course in London didn’t stop Marblehead resident Shalane Flanagan from finishing strong.
Three of America’s top women runners have already committed to race in the 2013 Boston Marathon.
Some Boston Marathon champs took time to meet with more than a hundred Boston public high school track athletes.
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.
Ryan Hall and Desiree Davila each set records for fastest Boston Marathon’s by American runners.
Some 27,000 runners representing 90 countries are taking part in the 115th running of the Boston Marathon on Monday.
Americans Kara Goucher and Desiree Davila have joined the women’s field for the 2011 Boston Marathon.