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Wesley Korir

20-year-old Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia wins the 2013 Boston Marathon.

Lelisa Desisa Of Ethiopia Wins Boston Marathon Men’s Race

The Boston Marathon men’s division came down to the wire with 20-year-old Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia pulling away on Boylston Street for his first victory here.

04/15/2013

Wesley Korir of Kenya wins the 116th Boston Marathon on the April 15, 2012.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

2012 Boston Marathon Champion Wesley Korir Elected To Kenyan Parliament

2012 Boston Marathon Champion Wesley Korir has just run a very different kind of race to victory.

03/07/2013

Men's elite field heads out at the start of the 116th running of the Boston Marathon April 16, 2012 in Hopkinton, Massachusetts. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

117th Boston Marathon Elite Field Announced

On Tuesday, John Hancock Financial announced the elite field for the 117th running of the Boston Marathon.

01/15/2013

Sharon Cherop of Kenya and Wesley Korir of Kenya winners of the 116th Boston Marathon on April 15, 2012. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

2012 Boston Marathon Champs Korir, Cherop Returning For 2013

2012 Boston Marathon champions Sharon Cherop and Wesley Korir of Kenya will be defending their crowns come April.

12/18/2012

Sharon Cherop of Kenya and Wesley Korir of Kenya winners of the 116th Boston Marathon on April 15, 2012. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

116th Boston Marathon Top Finishers

The top finishers in the 116th Boston Marathon.

04/16/2012

Wesley Korir of Kenya wins the 116th Boston Marathon on the April 15, 2012.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Kenya’s Wesley Korir Wins Boston Marathon

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.

04/16/2012