2018 Boston Marathon

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Boston, MA
April 16, 2018
An American woman hadn’t won the Boston Marathon in the professional era but that all changed on Monday.
An improbably win by an improbable marathoner.
We share the highlights from the post-race champions press conference.
We've never seen a Boston like this once and try and make sense of such a crazy race where 60% of the pros dropped out. One thing we know for certain is Yuki Kawauchi and Des Linden were fitting winners.

John Hancock Announces 2019 Boston Marathon International Elite Field: World Marathon Champ Geoffrey Kirui, NYC Champ Lelisa Desisa, Former World Champ Edna Kiplagat, Former London Champ Aselefech Mergia Join Defending Champions

Other notables include former Boston champions Lemi Berhanu, Wesley Korir, 2:04 man Lawrence Cherono, 2015 World champ Ghirmay Ghebreslassie, former half-marathon WR holder Zersenay Tadese, 2015 World champ Mare Dibba and 2:19 woman Worknesh Degefa.

Meet the Guy Who Picked Both Des Linden and Yuki Kawauchi to Win The Boston Marathon

Plus, the former head of Brooks Sports Marketing finishes top 3.

Race Director Dave McGillivray Runs His 46th Straight Boston Marathon

Following his yearly tradition, McGillivray ran the race at night after he finished his race directing duties.

2018 Boston Marathon Runner Video Interviews

Shalane Flanagan Was So Out of It She Thought She Might Be Winning Herself, Wants to Help Gwen Jorgensen Make Olympic Team

Flanagan also said early in the race Linden told her she might drop out and to let her know if she needed any help.

Boston Marathon: 2018 Boston Marathon Tracking, Live Leaderboard and Results

Television and Streaming Information for 2018 Boston Marathon

Jordan Hasay Withdraws From 2018 Boston Marathon After MRI Reveals Stress Reaction

The Boston Marathon Weather Is Going To Be Horrific -- Don't Be Surprised If You See The Slowest Winning Time in 30 Years

John Kellogg has analyzed the forecast and predicts a slow day. "I'm thinking it might be a 2:14-15 race and that's assuming someone wants to run a pretty honest pace."

Drew Hunter (4:08.2) & Nicole Sifuentes (4:37.2) Win 2018 BAA Miles

2018 BAA 5K: Hagos Gebrhiwet (13:42) & Buze Diriba (15:22) Pull Off Ethiopian Sweep

Ben True and Tommy Curtin tried to take advantage of a missed turn by Gebhriwet let but were unable to pull off the victory. Plus  Aidan Puffer of Manchester, Connecticut set a new age-13 world record of 15:47. *MB: Americans go home devastated: Hagos G (13:42) and Buze Diriba (15:22) win 2018 BAA 5k. MB: Aidan Puffer of Manchester, Connecticut just set a new age-13 world record of 15:47, smashing his own record of 16:11.4.

RRW: At 45, A Rejuvenated Deena Kastor Ready To Ride The Hills At Boston Marathon

Kastor took some time completely off of running while she was writing her recently released book, but now feels refreshed and is talking about continuing her career through the 2020 Olympic Trials.

RRW: Despite Two Bouts With Cancer, Serena Burla Is Ready to Race Boston Marathon

Burla is jsut happy to be on the starting line after having surgery on her leg last summer to remove a cancer re-occurence.

Desi Linden Says She's "Not Especially" Supportive of Dathan Ritzenhein Training With Hansons-Brooks Distance Project

“It’s hard to say ‘It’s hard to get excited about these performances when you’re under investigation’ but the same thing’s happening in your house. But my name’s not on the jersey. We can talk ‘team, team, team,’ but ultimately two guys (Keith and Kevin Hanson) make the decisions. It’s not really my call. And hopefully it all works out and no lines were crossed, but until that’s kind of cleared, [I] can’t be super supportive."

2018 Boston Marathon Men's Media Day Highlights: Galen Rupp has run "significantly" more than before and gets front page Boston Globe coverage

Get the inside scoop from Boston and learn why Galen Rupp may not be happy to show up on the front page of the Boston Globe this morning.

The Elite Women Speak In Boston: Hasay Discusses Her Injury, Shalane Feels As Fit As Before NYC & Desi Thinks Her "A" Race Is Good Enough To Win

Anticipation for the first American women's victory in 33 years is very high as Molly Huddle, Shalane Flanagan, Desi Linden and Jordan Hasay all believe they can win. Find out what they had to say today.

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