Latest Women's marathons News

American Shalane Flanagan to defend NYC Marathon title

Aug. 14, 2018 3:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Shalane Flanagan and Geoffrey Kamworor will defend their titles at the New York City Marathon in November. Flanagan became the first U.S. woman to win the NYC Marathon since Miki Gorman in 1977. Kamworor of Kenya earned his first major marathon victory. The Swiss pair of Manuela Schar and...

Boston winner Desiree Linden to run New York City Marathon

Jun. 27, 2018 2:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Desiree Linden, the first American women to win the Boston Marathon in 33 years, is running the New York City Marathon in November. Organizers announced Wednesday that the two-time Olympian will run the Nov. 4 race through New York's five boroughs. It will be her second appearance. She...