Men’s race The 113th Boston marathon has just finished. And it produced two VERY different races – for the men, a super fast start and race of attrition at the end, with Deriba Merga of Ethiopia claiming the title in a time of 2:08:42. Daniel Rono of Kenya came second, and Ryan Hall third for the USA. It was […]
Build-up to Boston 2009: Women’s race preview
Tune returns to face a cluster of challengers in Boston’s women’s race , or at least, a run through of last year’s race and a quick glimpse at who will race this year’s 113th Boston Marathon. The real preview, along with some (precise) predictions will come tomorrow! But first, a look at the women’s race, […]
Build-up to Boston 2009: Men’s race preview
Building up to Boston Well, as promised yesterday, we begin with a build-up to Monday’s Boston Marathon, which should be a great RACE this year, with Ryan Hall being brought in to spice up what has become a Kenyan parade in Boston in recent years. I emphasize “Race” because last year, the 112th Boston Marathon, became […]
Boston Marathon 2008 result and splits
Robert Cheruiyot fulfilled most people’s predictions today, by winning the 112th Boston Marathon. But it was not so much the fact that he won as the manner in which he did it that was remarkable. He absolutely destroyed the field through his own front-running efforts, taking up the pace very early on in the race, […]
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