Runners to watch in the Boston Marathon
Kara GoucherNumber: F12
Personal Best: New York City, 2008 - 2:25:53
Boston Marathon: Third in 2009 (2:32:25).
Of Note: After placing third in Boston in 2009, Goucher competed in the World Championships, placing 10th (first American). Gouchers debut in 2008, 2:25:43 at New York (third place), was the fastest marathon debut for an American woman.