Five former winners have committed to run this year’s Boston Marathon.
The first American man to win the Boston Marathon in over 30 years will be back in 2015 to defend his crown.
Hometown olympian Shalane Flanagan finished in third place in Sunday’s, inaugural Runner’s World Heartbreak Hill Half & Festival.
Defending champion Rita Jeptoo of Kenya won the 2014 Boston Marathon Monday with an official time of 2:18:57, a new course record.
Marblehead native Shalane Flanagan desperately wanted to win the 2014 Boston Marathon.
About 36,000 runners have waited a full year for this day. Now it’s time to finally run the 118th Boston Marathon.
Shalane Flanagan wants to win this year’s Boston Marathon to answer last year’s bombings which she called “a personal attack on my city.”
Defending Boston Marathon champions Lelisa Desisa and Rita Jeptoo will return to defend their titles this April, but they’ll be challenged by the fastest field ever assembled for this race.
The deepest women’s and men’s teams in years were announced Tuesday by race sponsor John Hancock Financial.
Marblehead-native Shalane Flanagan finished her first Boston Marathon in fourth place.