Joan Samuelson

Joan Benoit Samuelson, 53, finished the Boston Marathon in under three hours.

Samuelson To Run 117th Boston Marathon, Other Former Champs To Be Honored

The field for the 117th Boston Marathon will include several former champions, including two-time women’s champ Joan Samuelson.


Former Olympic champion US Joan Benoit Samuelson (R) and Romanian runner Constantina Dita raise a torch during a lighting ceremony of the Marathon flame in the town of Marathon northeast of Athens on October 30, 2010.

Joan Benoit Samuelson To Run Boston Marathon

Two time champion Joan Samuelson will run her first Boston Marathon since 1993, the Boston Athletic Association announced Monday.