2017 Boston Marathon Champions & Race Highlights

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Eyes weren't just on the winners at the Boston Marathon on Monday Morning. Fifty years ago, Kathrine Switzer became the first woman to complete the all-male race back in 1967. Today, on April 17th, Switzer ran once again in the marathon. She is 70 years-old. When she first participated, Switzer registered under the name K.V. to hide her gender.

As far as the winning results, Geoffrey Kirui was the men's champion and Edna Kiplagat was the women's champion.

TOP FIVE WOMEN'S RESULTS

 
1Kiplagat, Edna (KEN)F3Female 18-39+00:0002:21:52
 
2Chelimo, Rose (BRN)F11Female 18-39+00:5902:22:51
 
3Hasay, Jordan (USA)F23Female 18-39+01:0902:23:00
 
4Linden, Desiree (USA)F6Female 18-39+03:1502:25:06
 
5Cherono, Gladys (KEN)F2Female 18-39+05:2902:27:20

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TOP FIVE MEN'S RESULTS

 
1Kirui, Geoffrey (KEN)11Male 18-39+00:0002:09:37
 
2Rupp, Galen (USA)17Male 18-39+00:2102:09:58
 
3Osako, Suguru (JPN)23Male 18-39+00:5102:10:28
 
4Biwott, Shadrack (USA)21Male 18-39+02:3202:12:08
 
5Chebet, Wilson (KEN)9Male 18-39+02:5802:12:35

For all marathon info and results visit: http://www.baa.org/

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