2024 Boston Marathon

Sisay Lemma, Hellen Obiri Claim 2024 Boston Marathon Titles

Sisay Lemma, Hellen Obiri Claim 2024 Boston Marathon Titles

The Ethiopian Sisay Lemma and Kenyan Hellen Obiri won men's and women's titles on Monday in the Boston Marathon.

Apr 15, 2024 by Joe Harrington
Sisay Lemma, Hellen Obiri Claim 2024 Boston Marathon Titles

Sisay Lemma dethroned Evans Chebet as the Boston Marathon men's champion on Monday during the race' 128th running of one of the world's most famous marathons. 

Chebet was attempting to win his third straight Boston Marathon, but Lemma ran the marathon in 2:06:17, edging out Mohamed Esa, who finished with a time of 2:06:58. 

Lemma, 33 and from Ethiopia, ran the 10th fastest time if Boston Marathon history. Lemma ran the first half of the marathon faster than Geoffrey Mutai did in 2011 when he set the record for the fastest marathon. Mutai's record of 2:03:02 is safe again.

Lemma was the 2021 London Marathon winner. The London Marathon is on April 21.

Hellen Obiri Wins Boston Marathon For Second Year In A Row

Hellen Obiri won the women's open for the second year in a row. She becomes the first defending champion since Catherine Ndereba in 2004 and 2005. Obiri won last year with a time of 2:21:38 and finished 2024 with a time of 2:22:37. 

The 34-year-old Kenyan is a two-time Olympian and last year won the Boston and New York Marathon. 

Obiri is also a two-time Diamond League Champion. 

How To Track Boston Marathon Runners

The Boston Marathon website allows fans to track runners using their:

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  • Sub Group
  • Last name 
  • Bib Number

Boston Marathon 2024 Course Map

Here's the course for the Boston Marathon.

Boston Marathon Results

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

How To Watch The Boston Marathon In The United States

The Boston Marathon is being broadcast on ESPN2 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The race will also be available on ESPN+ in the United States. 

How To Stream The Boston Marathon In Australia

The Boston Marathon is streaming on FloTrack and the FloSports app in Australia. Coverage of the race, highlights and breaking news will be available on both platforms.

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