Post Race Articles:
The Men's Race
The Women's Race
And, if you want to experience the mile-by-mile excitement, read our during-the-race coverage:
Live Coverage - As It Happens
Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot will go for his fifth Boston Marathon victory and a record fourth in a row. Several other top men from 2008 have returned to try to disrupt his attempt, and American Ryan Hall will be making his Boston debut after an impressive performance at the 2008 London Marathon. In the women's race, Dire Tune will defend her title against 2007 winner Lidiya Grigoryeva and up-and-coming American Kara Goucher.
The Marathon Preview
Previous Head-To-Head Performances/Meetings
Some of the top runners at the Boston Marathon have met before at various marathons. See how they have performed against each other with our head-to-head display and make your determinations for the race.
Previous Elite Head-To-Head Performances
Here we've provided more detailed information about which athletes to watch. Who are they, where did they come from, why do we expect them to contend in Boston? These men and women are proven winners - some of the ones we'll expect to stand on the podium - anything can happen - but expect these athletes to factor in the mix - why?
Defending Champions |
Ones to Watch