Kenya’s Wesley Korir fended off challenges from the heat and fellow countryman Levy Matebo to win the 2012 Boston Marathon Monday in 2 hours 12 minutes and 40 seconds.
The main concern for the 27,000 runners set to compete in the Boston Marathon on Monday will be the heat.
Some Boston Marathon champs took time to meet with more than a hundred Boston public high school track athletes.
2011 Boston Marathon champions Geoffrey Mutai and Caroline Kilel of Kenya will be defending their titles in 2012.
Defending Boston Marathon champion Geoffrey Mutai pulled away just after the 4-mile mark to win the inaugural B.A.A. 10K on Sunday morning.
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.
Boston Marathon champions Geoffrey Mutai and Caroline Kilel are returning to Boston to compete in the inaugural B.A.A 10k on June 26.
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.