2021 Boston Marathon

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Boston, MA
October 11, 2021

Des Linden Announces She Will Run 2021 Boston Marathon

Linden, the 2018 champion, will return for her eighth Boston Marathon on October 11. "I definitely miss racing the distance, and more importantly the big city marathons and the crowds and all of that," she said. Meanwhile, race organizers are more and more confident the race will be held.

2021 Boston Marathon Is Scheduled For October 11; All Six World Marathon Majors to Be Contested in 6-Week Span

We break down what it all means, tell you what to expect with the weather and tell you and why this could be a great thing for American marathoning.

2020 Boston Marathon Field Released: 8 Sub 2:21 Women, 10 Sub-2:07 Men Scheduled To Race

The field also includes Ethiopian half marathon record holder Jemal Yimer (58:33) who will be making his marathon debut.

Thoughts on the 2020 Boston Marathon: Des Linden's Double, East African Olympic Teams, & How to Fix World Marathon Majors

Des Linden is 1 of 8 former champs returning to Boston in 2020 and we spoke to her about her trying to do the Olympic Trials/Boston double just 7 weeks apart.