Wakako Tsuchida

Josh Cassidy wins the men's wheelchair division of the 116th Boston Marathon on April 15, 2012. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Josh Cassidy Sets World Record In Boston Marathon Wheelchair Race

Canada’s Josh Cassidy made it a one-man race Monday, winning the men’s wheelchair division of the 2012 Boston Marathon in a new world record of 1 hour 18 minutes and 24 seconds.

04/16/2012

Geoffrey Mutai #2 of Kenya celebrates with the trophy after winning the men's division of the 115th running of the Boston Marathon on April 18, 2011 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

2011 Boston Marathon Winners

Check out the winners of the 115th running of the Boston Marathon.

04/18/2011

Masazumi Soejima (R) and Wakako Tsuchida (L) of Japan, winners of the men's and women's wheelchair divisions of the 115th running of the Boston Marathon, pose for photos on April 18, 2011 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Wheelchair Champs Soejima, Tsuchida Win It For Japan

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.

04/18/2011

Wakako Tsuchida of Japan wins the women's wheelchair division of the 115th running of the Boston Marathon on April 18, 2011 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Tsuchida Wins Fifth Straight Women’s Wheelchair, Sets Course Record

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.

04/18/2011

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