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Runaway Women’s Race, Sprint Finish Men at 123rd B.A.A. Boston Marathon

A BREAKAWAY AND A SPRINT DELIVER BOSTON MARATHON WINS TO DEGEFA AND CHERONO By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2019 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved BOSTON (15-Apr) — An early breakaway by Ethiopia’s Worknesh Degefa and a sizzling final sprint by Kenya’s Lawrence Cherono delivered victories here today at the …

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Fraction of a Second Separates Top Women in B.A.A. Invitational Mile

FAST KICKS GIVE DOMANIC, HILTZ B.A.A. INVITATIONAL MILE WINS By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2019 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved BOSTON (13-Apr) — Robert Domanic and Nikki Hiltz were the winners here today of the 11th annual B.A.A. Invitational Mile on the streets of Back Bay.  Domanic, who represents …

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Dark Horse Tweaks to Boston Marathon Elite Lineup – Yuki? Remember Marshfield on New Year’s Day

With the current weather scenario for Boston, defending champion Yuki Kawouchi is looking better – not great – but better. We said “Marshfield” to Yuki this afternoon in the Copley in Boston and this brought a broad smile. Marshfield is where Yuki set the world record for most sub-2:20 marathons, …

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Greg Meyer’s CR (NOT) Broken at Cherry Blossom, Beach Runs 47th, Somerville’s Serafini 10th

Ideal Conditions Yield Record Times In 2019 Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Stanley Kebenei breaks Greg Meyer’s American record set here in 1983; Rosemary Wanjiru runs fastest U.S. all-comers, women’s-only race record; Jemal Yimer defends his title (Ed. note: Five days after we posted news that Greg Meyer had …

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World Class Fields for BAA 5K & Mile Announced (Supporting Cast of 9,900+)

World Class Fields Announced for B.A.A. 5K and B.A.A. Invitational Mile   Defending champions Buze Diriba and Hagos Gebrhiwet join American record holder Ben True to lead full slate of B.A.A. races on Saturday Photo: from 2018, top-25 15:00 runners Nick Roche of Oregon, The BAA’s Brian Harvey, Heartbreaker’s Conor …

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John Hancock’s Boston Marathon Elite Ambassador Team – Uta & A Dozen More

John Hancock Announces 2019 Boston Marathon Elite Ambassador Team BOSTON, MA, March 27, 2019—John Hancock today announced its Elite Athlete Ambassador Team for the 2019 Boston Marathon to be held on April 15. Boston Marathon champions Meb Keflezighi, Tatyana McFadden, Bill Rodgers, Joan Benoit Samuelson, Greg Meyer and Uta Pippig …

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Mighty Meb Boston Marathon Grand Marshal, Marathon Weekend Schedule & Start Times

B.A.A. Announces Meb Keflezighi as 2019 Boston Marathon Grand Marshal Boston Marathon Schedule of Events Released BOSTON (1-April) – Today, the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) announced the Grand Marshal for the 123rd Boston Marathon, to be run on Monday, April 15, 2019. Meb Keflezighi, winner of the 2014 Boston Marathon, will …

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