Dec 11, 2017
Pump the brakes: 36-year-old Shalane Flanagan has at least one more marathon in her, as Boston Marathon title sponsor John Hancock announced today that the four-time Olympian will compete once again in her hometown race in 2018.
Dec 6, 2017
By David Monti, @d9monti(c) 2017 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved
(06-Dec) -- Reigning Boston Marathon champions, Geoffrey Kirui and Edna Kiplagat of Kenya, have committed to defending their titles at the 2018 edition of the world's oldest, continuously run marathon on Monday, April 16. The news came from the event's long-time sponsor, John Hancock, which both funds and organizes the elite tier of the race in partnership with event founder and owner, the Boston Athletic Association. The 2018 race will be the 121st edition, always held on the third Monday in April.