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  • Ethiopia's Desisa, Kenya's Rotich Boston Marathon Winners

    Ethiopia's Desisa, Kenya's Rotich Boston Marathon Winners
    BOSTON — Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia finally got a chance to celebrate a Boston Marathon victory properly, last year's champion Meb Keflezighi cried as he ran down Boylston Street to the finish line, and Kenya's Caroline Rotich outkicked Mare Dibaba of Ethiopia to win a close women's race on a cold, rainy day at the 119th Boston Marathon Monday.
  • 2013 winner Desisa earns Boston Marathon victory he can enjoy

    2013 winner Desisa earns Boston Marathon victory he can enjoy
    BOSTON (AP) — Lelisa Desisa won his first Boston Marathon in 2013. He didn't have much time to celebrate. A few hours after Desisa broke the tape on Boylston Street on Patriots' Day, two bombs near the finish line turned what should be the...

    Boston Marathon today: 2 years after bombs, race looks forward, not back

    Boston Marathon today: 2 years after bombs, race looks forward, not back
    It's been decades since you could run in the Boston Marathon without qualifying, before limits on the field size made entering — almost as much as finishing — something to aspire to. The course has changed a dozen times or more. Women were...

    Running Takes Lisa Nemec From Waterbury To Croatia To Boston

    Running Takes Lisa Nemec From Waterbury To Croatia To Boston
    Lisa Nemec started training for a difficult, hilly marathon course in January 2014 to prepare for the European marathon championships in Zurich. Nemec (nee Stublic), who grew up in Waterbury but has dual citizenship in Croatia and the United States,...

    For defending Boston Marathon champion Meb Keflezighi, a year of thanks

    For defending Boston Marathon champion Meb Keflezighi, a year of thanks
    Ever since Meb Keflezighi won last year's Boston Marathon, the first race after the finish-line bombings and the first win for an American man in more than 30 years, fans have been gravitating to him wherever he goes. It hasn't been the usual victory...