BOSTON MARATHON WINNERS BY DIVISION
Women's WC winner
Men's WC winner
Ernst Van Dyk
Ethiopia's Deriba Merga won the men's championship, and Kenya's Salina Kosgei (above) won the closest women's race in the 113-year history of the event while Americans took third in both races for the best US finish since 1985. (Boston Globe)
Last night, Kara Goucher was beating herself up for losing the marathon. Still, just making the podium is a feat.
Globe Staff writer Shira Springer finished yesterday's Boston Marathon in 3:23:07. Here, she recounts the long race. (Globe)
Marathon preview coverage
Thirty years after he established an American record here and 10 since he last set out to run 26 miles, Bill Rodgers will take the line in Hopkinton Monday.
For a variety of reasons, top American marathoners like Ryan Hall haven't always found time in their schedules for Boston.
Kenya's Benjamin Maiyo, a runner-up in Boston and Chicago, is the top name among the final five men added to the elite field.