Yuki Kawauchi and Desiree Linden were the winners of a Boston Marathon which overturned every possible form book of the IAAF Gold Label road race on Monday (16).
Two-time world champion Edna Kiplagat and relative unknown Geoffrey Kirui were crowned champions today at the 121st running of the Boston Marathon, the first double win for Kenya in five years. Each won this IAAF Gold Label Road Race with a single devastating move at strategic points in the race which their competition could not answer. Kiplagat ran 2:21:52, and Kirui 2:09:37.
Organisers of the Boston Marathon have announced the elite US field for the 119th edition of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on 20 April.
Acclaimed US talent, led by 2012 Olympians Kara Goucher and Desiree Linden, will join previously announced Meb Keflezighi on the start line at the 2014 TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday 2 November, organisers of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race announced on Monday (8).
Organisers of the Boston Marathon have revealed the elite US athletes set to compete at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race on 21 April.
Kenya’s Marathon World record holder Patrick Makau will face his compatriot Wilson Kipsang, the second fastest man ever over the distance, at the 40th BMW Berlin Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race on 29 September, organisers announced on Wednesday (3).