Runners to watch in the Boston Marathon
Catherine NderebaNumber: F2
Personal Best: Chicago, 2001 2:18:47
Boston Marathon: First in 2005 (2:25:13); First in 2004 (2:24:27); Second in 2002 (2:21:12); First in 2001 (2:23:53); First in 2000 (2:26:11); Sixth in 1999 (2:26:27).
Of Note: The only woman to win Boston four times. Ndereba has placed in the top three in 17 career World Marathon Majors. Known to many as Catherine the Great, Ndereba is widely considered one of the most gracious athletes in the sport.