Mo Farah's European half marathon record; Wesley Korir's many missions.
Korir, second last year, headlines field for Oct. 7 race The first time Wesley Korir ran the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, in 2008, he was just another runner.
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
After an amazing race under the hot sun, Wesley Korir is the Men's Elite Winner in the 2012 Boston Marathon, finishing with a time of 2:12:40. Finishing behind Korir was Levy Matebo with a time of 2:13:06 and Bernard Kipyego with a time of 2:13:13. Show More Summary
The top three winners in the men's and women's divisions of Monday's Boston Marathon were all Kenyan, according to the race's website. Wesley Korir, 29, was tops among the men with an unofficial time of 2:12:41. Levy Matebo, 22, and Bernard Kipyego, 25, finished at 2:13:06 and 2:13:13, respectively. Sharon Cherop, 28, was the fastest [...]