This year's Boston Marathon was brutal. The unusually hot weather caused dehydration, heat exhaustion, and in some cases, heat stoke for some of the 2,000 runners. Amid those grueling temps, Kenya's Sharon Cherop emerged as the women's elite champion, who during a press conference shared what led to her victory on such a challenging day. Show More Summary
Kenyan Wesley Korir won the Boston Marathon today with a 2 hours, 12 minutes, 40 seconds time. Sharon Cherop won the women’s race. ESPN reports that Korir’s race winning time was five minutes slower than the record set by Geoffrey Mutai in 2011 and was the second slowest time since 1985. Temperatures rose into the 80s today [...]Show More Summary
Kenyans conquered an unusually-hot Boston Marathon, with Wesley Korir winning in 2 hours, 12 minutes, and 40 seconds. Sharon Cherop beat out another Kenyan, Jemima Jelagat Sumgong, in a last-minute sprint; Cherop clocked in at 2 hours, 31 minutes, and 50 seconds. It was the second-slowest race since 1985, just...
Kenya's Wesley Korir and Sharon Cherop captured titles at the 116th Boston Marathon in heat that slowed the pace of world-class racers trying to impress Olympic selectors.
On a spring day better suited to sipping lemonade in the shade than running 26.2 miles, Kenyan runners Wesley Korir and Sharon Cherop were the winners of the Boston Marathon. Korir finished in 2 hours, 12 minutes, 40 seconds — the second-slowest Boston Marathon since 1985 and more than five minutes behind Geoffrey Mutai’s winning time last year. Show More Summary
Sharon Cherop of Kenya is the 2012 116th Boston Marathon winner of the women's race with an unofficial time of 2:31:50. Following behind Cherop was Jemima Jelagat Sumgong from Kenya. With 600 meters to go, Cherop broke away while turning...Show More Summary