Kenya’s Jepchirchir Wins Boston Marathon Title


2021 Tokyo Olympic and New York Marathon champion, Peres Jepchirchir, won her Boston Marathon debut on Monday holding off Ethiopia’s Ababel Yeshaneh in the final strides.

It was the fifth victory in a row since 2019 for Kenya’s Jepchirchir, who won in an unofficial time of two hours, 21 minutes and one second with Yeshaneh four seconds behind in second and Kenya’s Mary Ngugi third in 2:21:32.

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