2017 Boston Marathon

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Boston, MA
April 17, 2017

3 Thoughts On The 2017 Boston Marathon Field - Galen Rupp Has His Work Cut Out For Him, London vs. Boston and Is Galen Rupp The Favorite?

Dennis Kimetto, Edna Kiplagat Lead Boston Marathon Elite Fields

John Hancock Financial Announces 2017 Boston Marathon International Elite Field

LetsRun.com Breaks Down Galen Rupp's Boston Marathon Debut - Will he (and should he) be the favorite? How well is he suited for the course? + conspiracy theories galore

An American-born man hasn't won the Boston marathon since 1983. That very well may change in 2017. In this LetsRun.com debate, the LRC staff goes back and forth about Rupp's Boston debut. They start by debating if Rupp is the favorite but before it's all over the venture into the conspiracy theory front: Is it possible that the Nike sub-2 attempt was created to water down Boston to ensure Rupp's victory? *MB: Galen Rupp to run Boston Marathon. He will need volunteers to hand him new hats throughout the race. *MB: Calling it now, Rupp wins Boston 2017 2:07:04, prove me wrong.

Stacked American Field Set For 2017 Boston Marathon: Galen Rupp, Jared Ward, Meb Keflezighi, Shalane Flanagan, Desi Linden Plus Jordan Hasay's Debut

It'll be a dream race for American distance fans as all the 2016 Olympic marathoners except Amy Cragg will toe the line in Boston. Plus Abdi Abdirahman, Trials 7th placer Shadrack Biwott, and what will be a highly anticipated debut by Hasay.

Six Former Boston Marathon Champions Will Head The 2017 Boston Marathon Elite Field

Lemi Berhanu Hayle and Atsede Baysa return to defend their 2016 titles and are joined by Meb Keflezighi, Wesley Korir, Caroline Rotich and Buzunesh Deba.