2024 Boston Marathon

Professional Fields Set For The B.A.A. 5K On Saturday In Boston

Professional Fields Set For The B.A.A. 5K On Saturday In Boston

Distinguished fields will feature professionals entering the B.A.A. 5K on Saturday in Boston

Apr 11, 2024 by Cory Mull
Professional Fields Set For The B.A.A. 5K On Saturday In Boston

Boston Marathon weekend is nearly upon us, and one of the first big races will take place on Saturday morning beginning on Charles Street, with the B.A.A. 5K set to feature a list of heavy-hitting professionals and roughly other 10,000 entrants.

On the men's side, three athletes with PRs under 13 minutes -- including Kenyan Edwin Kurgat, who clocked a time of 12:57.52 indoors at the John Thomas Terrier Classic in February -- will take center stage. Canadian Ben Flanagan and American Cooper Teare, who will jump back into a road race after finishing ninth at the 5th Avenue Mile last year in New York City, are among the contenders. 

On the women's side, Vanessa Fraser, who recently inked with Saucony, will enter with the top 5K seed time, while Rachel Smith, Taylor Werner, Annie Rodenfels, Kim Conley will follow. Rodenfels is coming off an indoor campaign where she opened in December at Boston University with a 5K time of 15:03.97.

Recent U.S. Olympic Trials marathon third-place finisher Dakota Lindwurm will also feature in the race for the first time since her epic performance in Orlando

Men's Professional FieldCountry5,000m Track Personal Best
Getnet WaleETH12:53.28 (Hengelo, 2021)
Edwin KurgatKEN12:57.52i (Boston, 2024)
Addisu YihuneETH12:58.99 (Hengelo, 2021)
Ben FlanaganCAN13:04.62i (Boston, 2024)
Cooper TeareUSA13:06.73 (Palo Alto, 2022)
Eduardo HerreraMEX13:11.75i (Boston, 2022)
Drew HunterUSA13:17.55 (San Juan Capistrano, 2020)
Alex MasaiKEN13:18.96i (Boston, 2024)
Barry KeaneIRL13:21.57i (Boston, 2022)
Eric HamerUSA13:29.60i (Fayetteville, 2021)
Matt WilkinsonUSA13:31.25i (Boston, 2023)
Zach PanningUSA13:36.87i (Chicago, 2022)
Joey BerriatuaUSA13:38.09i (Chicago, 2023)
Titus WindersUSA13:43.00 (Azusa, 2023)
Reed FischerUSA13:43.46 (Azusa, 2019)
Tim McGowanUSA13:46.49 (Seattle, 2019)
Paul ArredondoUSA13:50.84 (Charlotte, 2022)
Simon KoechKEN13:56 Road (Germany, 2021)
Benjamin KigenKEN14:02.78A (Nairobi, 2022)
Eli MoskowitzUSA14:02.96 (Charlottesville, 2018)
Phil RoyerUSA14:07.48i (Boston, 2011)
Brian HarveyUSA14:13.93 (Princeton, 2012)
Tebello RamakongoanaLSO14:14.17A (Gaborone, 2022)
Dominic BruceUSA14:16.74 (Champaign, 2023)
Erik LindenUSAN/A

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Women's Professional FieldCountry5,000m Track Personal Best
Vanessa FraserUSA14:48.51i (Boston, 2020)
Rachel Smith (Schneider)USA14:52.04 (Irvine, 2021)
Taylor WernerUSA15:03.13 (Gresham, 2023)
Annie RodenfelsUSA15:03.97i (Boston, 2024)
Kim ConleyUSA15:05.20 (Hengelo, 2019)
Erika KempUSA15:10.10 (Boston, 2021)
Fotyen TesfayETH15:12.06 (Heusden-Zolder, 2017)
Bethany Hasz JerdeUSA15:14.08 (Westwood, 2023)
Katrina CooganUSA15:14.13 (Concord, 2019)
Mercy ChelangatKEN15:17.28 (Walnut, 2022)
Dani PolereckyUSA15:17.62 (San Juan Capistrano, 2020)
Sammy McClintockUSA15:19.66 (Irvine, 2021)
Everlyn KemboiKEN15:20.67 (Azusa, 2023)
Emmaculate Anyango AcholiKEN15:22.80 (Nerja, 2023)
Emily DurginUSA15:24.19 (Irvine, 2021)
Madie BoremanUSA15:24.89 (Stanford, 2023)
Lauren GregoryUSA15:25.17 (Walnut, 2022)
Aubrey FrenthewayUSA15:31.69i (Boston, 2024)
Abbey WheelerUSA15:32.81 (Randall's Island, 2022)
Megan Hasz SailorUSA15:33.48 (Westwood, 2023)
Esther GitahiKEN15:35.49i (Boston, 2022)
Anna OeserUSA15:42.77i (Boston, 2023)
Cleo BoydCAN15:49.32i (Boston, 2024)
Katrina SpratfordUSA16:02.34 (Philadelphia, 2019)
Caroline PomerleauCAN16:42.89 (Trois-Rivieres, 2023)
Dakotah LindwurmUSA16:43.86 (Des Moines, 2017)
Allie HackettUSA16:49.73 (Boston, 2022)
Hannah RoweUSAN/A
Jessica WestUSAN/A

Boston Marathon Results

Results from the race can be found on the Boston Marathon website.

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