Latest Men's marathons News

Carlsbad returns for 1st time in 3 years; Meb to run for fun

May. 20, 2022 19:46 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Carlsbad 5000 will return Sunday for the first time since 2019, with Ed Cheserek of Kenya looking to defend his title and race co-owner Meb Keflezighi simply running for fun. The Carlsbad 5000 will be one of the last major road races to bounce back from a...

Olympic champ Jepchirchir wins 50th women's Boston Marathon

Apr. 18, 2022 16:51 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Reigning Olympic champion Peres Jepchirchir capped the celebration of a half-century of women in the Boston Marathon with a finish to top them all. The 28-year-old Kenyan won a see-saw sprint down the stretch on Monday, when the world's oldest and most prestigious...

Polanco HR, 4 RBIs; Twins beat Red Sox 8-3 on Patriots' Day

Apr. 18, 2022 15:57 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Jorge Polanco and Kyle Garlick hit early two-run homers over the Green Monster to back Dylan Bundy, carrying the Minnesota Twins past the Red Sox 8-3 in Boston’s annual Patriots’ Day game on Monday. The game started at 11:11 a.m. EDT, played in conjunction with...

Chebet leads 1st Kenyan sweep in Boston Marathon since 2012

Apr. 18, 2022 15:07 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Evans Chebet didn’t know what kind of expectations to have for himself as he prepared to return for his second Boston Marathon. In 2018, he was among many runners who were forced to pull out due to chilly and wet conditions. His second trip to...

Romanchuk, Schar win Boston Marathon wheelchair titles

Apr. 18, 2022 11:33 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A pair of familiar faces made it to top of the winner's stand in the wheelchair division of the 126th Boston Marathon. American Daniel Romanchuk won his second career men's wheelchair title, claiming the victory with a time of 1 hour, 26 minutes and 58 seconds on...

Boston Marathon marks 50th anniversary of welcoming women

Apr. 16, 2022 15:44 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Compared to what her predecessors faced a half-century before, an icy downpour and a near-gale headwind were minor obstacles for Des Linden on her way to a Boston Marathon victory. The first women who dared to attempt the 26.2-mile run from Hopkinton to Boston's Back...